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Lerer Tells Business Insider Thrillist is Not For Sale

Lerer Tells Business Insider Thrillist is Not For Sale

According to Business Insider NY's Thrillist, a purveyor of men's lifestyle focused e-newsletters, was rumored to be for sale for anywhere between $150 and $200 million.  The site also heard that CEO Ben Lerer was looking to "to move on to new projects, and get the company sold – perhaps to Yahoo, [Full Story…]

Thrillist Looks to Break Wall Between Editorial and Advertising

Thrillist Looks to Break Wall Between Editorial and Advertising

Thrillist has combined commerce and content by sending daily e-mails about activities in various cities and e-mails selling clothes and deals at local businesses aimed at a young, male audience.  The website makes it hard to tell the difference between reviews, ads and sales.  Co-founder Ben Lerer [Full Story…]

Thrillist Allies with HuffPo and ESPN

Thrillist Allies with HuffPo and ESPN

The NY-based men's lifestyle and entertainment guide Thrillist is expanding beyond its basic e-newsletter to enter promotional alliances  with the Huffington Post and ESPN city-specific sites. Thrillist targets young, urban men with some cash to burn, and its e-newsletter, which is active in [Full Story…]

Pittman to Launch PureWow.com for Women 35 & Over

Pittman to Launch PureWow.com for Women 35 & Over

Bob Pittman, the Manhattan media mogul who helped develop Daily Candy, Thrillist and Tasting Table, will launch PureWow.com, a daily email site for women older than 35. Whoopi Goldberg and Candice Bergen will attend the launch party at the R Lounge at the Renaissance in Times Square. PureWow.com [Full Story…]

Web 2.0 Expo New York Registration Now Open

Web 2.0 Expo New York Registration Now Open

The Web 2.0 Expo New York, focusing on "Platforms for Growth," will take place at the Sheraton New York, Sept. 27-30. The Expo will look at ecosystems that have created huge opportunities for growth for partners, vendors and competitors. Some of the featured Speakers include: Tom Conrad, [Full Story…]

Internet Week NY: Party Schedule Discussed

Internet Week NY: Party Schedule Discussed

With Internet Week officially kicking off this morning in NYC, this article in MediaPost makes several timely recommendations on some of the key parties that are worth exploring.Some of these include: The Internet Week Kickoff Party at the Metropolitan Pavilion tonight at 7 p.m. The Art of Social [Full Story…]

Thrillist Acquires Shopping Site JackThreads.com

Thrillist Acquires Shopping Site JackThreads.com

This week, the male focused lifestyle web network Thrillist announces that the company is acquiring members-only online retailer JackThreads.com. The free subscription newsletter, which is based in New York and has revenues of $10 million this year, will now offer exclusive access to clothing site, [Full Story…]

New York’s 2010 Game Changers Chosen

New York's  2010 Game Changers Chosen

The New York Enterprise Report recently released its list of 2010 Game Changers, a list of NYC area entrepreneurs who they feel are on the forefront of disrupting and creating new industries. The list includes tech entrepreneurs such as Ben Lerer of Thrillist; a Web provider of male oriented [Full Story…]

The Resurgence of Silicon Alley

The Resurgence of Silicon Alley

The New York Observer this week compiled lists, in the model of a high school year book, of the people in New York's Silicon Alley who have been a part of its resurgence. The article also features a roundtable discussion with Dan Allen, principal at Bain Capital, Thrillist founder Ben Lerer, and [Full Story…]

Ken & Ben Lerer To Start Fund to Finance Startups

Ken & Ben Lerer To Start Fund to Finance Startups

Huffington Post co-founder Ken Lerer and his son, Thrillist co-founder Ben Lerer, are closing the fund's, Lerer Media Ventures', first round "in the next few days," according to AllThingsD.  Once completed, they will have "$7 million to put into angel/early stage [Full Story…]

Thrillist Reports Higher Revenue, More Subscribers

Thrillist Reports Higher Revenue, More Subscribers

Thrillist, which publishes daily e-newsletters about food, drink, and shopping tailored to men in their 20s and 30s, told Business Insider that the company has more than doubled its revenue this year, approaching $10 million.  In addition, there are now more than 1.3 million subscribers and [Full Story…]

Panel Discusses E-Mail Marketing Strategies for Startups

Panel Discusses E-Mail Marketing Strategies for Startups

Message Medium's Maisha Walker moderated the Ultra Light Startups' panel discussion on the subject last Thursday.  The panelists spoke on a wide variety of issues, including finding the right e-mail marketing strategies and helpful tips on selecting the e-mail service distributors that [Full Story…]

FLM Salon Series Presents “What’s IN Your Inbox?”

FLM Salon Series Presents "What's IN Your Inbox?"

NYConvergence ORIGINALOn Tuesday, September 29, a panel assembled by the Future of Local Media (FLM) Salon Series will examine what the future holds e-mail newsletters in an age where the opinions of a consumer's peer group are more available through social-media tools such as Facebook and [Full Story…]

Thrillist Gets 1M Subscribers, Adding Video Content

Thrillist Gets 1M Subscribers, Adding Video Content

New York-based Thrillist, which pushes out a daily eNewsletter for men with details on bars, fashion, interesting sites and technology, has reached the 1 million subscription mark. Revenues for Thrillist are expected to hit $5 to $10 million this year. In a profile on Forbes.com, company executives [Full Story…]