Online sports network Active Athlete announced it has acquired GolfBuzz, Inc., a developers of publishing tools and technologies dedicated to the golf community. Financial terms were not disclosed. GolfBuzz offers products and services including widgets and classifieds which Active Athlete plans to also integrate into it’s network of 180 sites. Active Athlete claims that it number of unique visitors increased 20-fold to 18… Read More »
SheKnows, a division of AtomicOnline, acquired LovingYou.com, a marriage and relationships advice site. LovingYou receives around 500,000 uniques per month with 12 million page views and has been online for over 10 year. No price was disclosed.
Microsoft Corp. has acquired UK based European mapping and location website Multimap.com in an effort to expand it’s location-based search engine and advertising web properties and to better compete with Google. Multimap.com which was started in 1996, receives more than 10 million users each month and has 120 employees. It expects $24 million in revenues in 2007, but… Read More »
San Francisco based social shopping website StyleDiary.net has been acquired by StyleHive.com. StyleDiary.net which allows users to submit, tag and vote on fashion items raised $2.62 million from Lightspeed Venture Partners last year. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Grandparenting resource GrandparentsMagazine.net, with an estimated 100,000 monthly uniques, has been acquired by Grandparents.com. GrandparentsMagazine.net founder Katrina Hayday Wester will join Grandparents.com. Grandparents.com is headquartered in New York City and owned by private investment firms Laser Partners and TWS Partners.. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Bankrate acquires Savingforcollege.com, a privately owned business run by college finance industry specialist, Joseph Hurley, for $2.25 million plus $2 million in possible earnouts. Savingforcollege.com offers various tools, such as online calculators and professional directories, and information about 529 college savings plans to help families save money for college.