Editor’s note: Previously, in “The Math of TechCrunch, Part I: Is TechCrunch Still About Startups?” guest author Mark Goldenson analyzed more than 20,000 TechCrunch stories to find out how much we actually cover startups versus big companies. In this post, he drills down by investors, authors, and market segments. Goldenson is CEO of Breakthrough.com, a startup that helps people find a… → Read More
Email marketing software giant ExactTarget has raised $30 million in new financing led by Technology Crossover Ventures with Battery Ventures, Scale Venture Partners and Greenspring Associates participating in the round. This brings the company’s total funding up to $208 million.
The company is also announcing that it posted record performance in the first quarter, increasing revenue 52 percent… → Read More
Interactive marketing software and services provider ExactTarget this morning launched ExactTarget Australia, following the acquisition of its reseller mPath Global in Sydney and Melbourne. Terms of the acquisition of its 5-year long partner were not disclosed, but all mPath employees are said to have accepted positions with ExactTarget Australia. → Read More
When CoTweet sold to ExactTarget a couple weeks ago, the acquisition price was not disclosed. But an SEC filing put out today suggests that ExactTweet paid at least $8.1 million in stock for CoTweet. That is the value of “securities offered . . . as partial consideration in connection with a merger,” meaning there was likely a cash portion as well. While this isn’t a huge sum, it’s not a… → Read More
CoTweet will continue to operate from San Francisco as a business unit of ExactTarget, essentially taking charge of the company’s social media product development. CoTweet co-founder and CEO Jesse Engle… → Read More
Wow. Marketing email software provider ExactTarget has secured another $70 million in funding, according to an SEC filing, bringing the startup’s total funding this year alone to $145 million. The company raised $70 million earlier this year from Battery Ventures, Scale Venture Partners and Montagu Newhall. Not too shabby considering the state of the economy.
The latest round of funding comes… → Read More
Marketing email software provider ExactTarget has secured $70 million in funding led by Battery Ventures, with Scale Venture Partners and Montagu Newhall participating. The company says it will use the money to expand its international presence.
The company says that the $70 million is a similar level of funding it sought to raise in its December 2007 application for an initial public offering. → Read More