Boston private equity firm buys stock media company

This story first ran in DC Inno, a sister publication of the Boston Business Journal. Storyblocks, a digital content company in the Washington, D.C. area, has struck a deal to sell to private equity firm Great Hill Partners, more than a decade after the company’s launch as a stock video platform. The transaction gives Storyblocks access to more capital to expand its stock media marketplace — now comprising music, effects, photos and other multimedia, as well as video — and add tools for… Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-06-25 22:32:04 UTC ]
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iModules owners merge KC company with two other edtech firms

A Kansas City-based edtech firm with nearly 125 employees is set to lose its brand as part of a three-way merger. iModules Software Inc., founded in 2002, recently completed a move from Leawood to a roomier headquarters in Kansas City. Now, it will create Anthology Inc. by joining with with... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-07-07 18:18:56 UTC ]
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Inside Minute Media’s Bold Ambitions as a Tech/Publishing Company

President and CRO, Rich Routman, talks to Folio: about his company's ascent as a technology and media company and where publishing should go from here. The post Inside Minute Media’s Bold Ambitions as a Tech/Publishing Company appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-18 16:54:52 UTC ]
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Digital Media Companies are Likely to Wait Even Longer for Payments

Payment terms are stretching longer and late payments are becoming more prevalent in the digital media industry—trends that were already Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-18 16:48:48 UTC ]
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‘The money is just not showing up’: Digital media companies are likely to wait even longer for payments

The average payment terms in the digital media space is 59 days, up from 49 days last year. The post ‘The money is just not showing up’: Digital media companies are likely to wait even longer for payments appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-06-18 04:01:34 UTC ]
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Team Whistle buys OTT marketing firm Tiny Horse for $30 million

Digital media company Team Whistle has acquired Tiny Horse, a marketing services firm focused on over-the-top streamers, TV networks, producers and advertisers. The companies didn’t disclose terms of the deal, however, sources told Variety the acquisition was mostly in the form of a stock swap... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-05-22 09:54:48 UTC ]
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Kate Mortenson launching national digital media company, raising $10M

Pondr hopes to raise at least $10 million this year and has already netted at least $1 million from Cargill heirs Whitney and Betty Macmillan. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-04-30 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Under Trump, media companies are emboldened against employee unionizing

In the past decade, digital media has experienced a boom-and-bust cycle. Sites that were buoyed in the early 2010s by digital-advertising dollars watched their traffic plummet in subsequent years as readers shifted to consuming content on social media. The next step for many publishers like Vice... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-01-30 17:05:04 UTC ]
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What a $5.6m Super Bowl buy can purchase in digital media in 2020

Each year Digiday calculates what advertisers could do with the cash they spend on Super Bowl ads if used on digital media buys instead. For this year's tally, Digiday explores alternate purchases, such as TikTok hashtag campaigns, digital out-of-home ads and use of "The Bachelor"... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-01-30 05:00:53 UTC ]
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Forbes Media acquires stock prediction tool to help diversify its revenues

The finance and business news publisher expects to offer the stock performance prediction tool as a standalone subscription product. Starting next year, Forbes reporters will have access to Quantalytics' insights to incorporate into stories. The post Forbes Media acquires stock prediction tool... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-12-02 05:00:25 UTC ]
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Despite spending billions, companies can’t buy diversity

Pamela Newkirk explores the failures — and one success — of corporate diversity initiatives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-22 01:40:20 UTC ]
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‘We realized we could pull it off’: 2 years in, Bayer is on track to take all digital media buying in-house by 2020

Bayer is on its second year of in-housing programmatic. At Digiday's Media Buyer Summit this week, the company shared how it set up its team. The post ‘We realized we could pull it off’: 2 years in, Bayer is on track to take all digital media buying in-house by 2020 appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-10-18 04:01:51 UTC ]
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Digital media companies consolidating should boost their forays into Hollywood

The recent media mergers could help the combined companies to secure more production deals with streaming services. The post Digital media companies consolidating should boost their forays into Hollywood appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-10-09 04:01:45 UTC ]
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‘It can be demotivating’: Digital media’s all-stock deals are the new normal

With banks more reluctant to lend, venture capitalists aren't interested in buying digital media companies that aren't growing quickly. The post ‘It can be demotivating’: Digital media’s all-stock deals are the new normal appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-10-09 04:01:17 UTC ]
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Vesuvian Media Group Buys Black Spot Books

Vesuvian Media Group, a books-to-film multimedia company, has acquired Black Spot Books, which has a growing list of adult and young adult titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Mergers Highlight Arbitrary Private Valuations

A slew of digital media acquisitions over the past few weeks shows how unreliable private valuations can be. The only Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-10-08 16:38:01 UTC ]
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What Would Media Companies Look Like If Sales Leaders Reinvented The Business Model?

Twenty years ago, the news publishing world looked a lot different than it does today. Newspapers were still the main Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-10-07 07:00:48 UTC ]
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Axel Springer Repositions as a ‘Media and Tech Company’

Someone needs to do a major rewrite of the Wikipedia article about Axel Springer because it’s not a digital publisher anymore like Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-09-23 18:00:02 UTC ]
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How Life Has (and Hasn’t) Changed at Unionized Digital Media Companies

The rise of unionization in digital media is normally framed in one of two extreme ways: as an innovation-killing millstone Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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‘It definitely adds more complexity’: How life has (and hasn’t) changed at unionized digital media companies

The collective bargaining agreements ratified at publications including The Dodo and Vox Media have required more information about how their companies are organized. The post ‘It definitely adds more complexity’: How life has (and hasn’t) changed at unionized digital media companies appeared... Continue reading at Digiday

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Small media company to run Sports Illustrated for new owner

The company that recently bought has found someone to run it: a small media company called Maven. Authentic Brands Group bought Sports Illustrated from publishing giant But in a filing Monday,... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-18 15:21:07 UTC ]
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