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  • Derek Jeter, Budding Media Mogul, On Launching The Players’ Tribune

    Derek Jeter, Budding Media Mogul, On Launching The Players’ Tribune

    As his new company, The Players’ Tribune, plots its course toward dominance in the sports media market after its official launch on Tuesday, Derek Jeter gives us his thoughts on his company and the transition from iconic athlete to startup entrepreneur in the email interview below. Since Jeter took his final bow in Yankee pinstripes, the former shortstop has been working to reinvent… Read More

  • Blue Jeans Partners With The Players’ Tribune For Primetime Service

    Blue Jeans Partners With The Players’ Tribune For Primetime Service

    Newly launched sports portal, The Players’ Tribune, the first-person multimedia site for athletes to tell their own stories (and Derek Jeter’s second act after a storied baseball career), is partnering with Blue Jeans Network to craft new video and multimedia content. Jeter’s site will use the company’s new “Primetime” technology in its site to provide… Read More

  • Idealab Spin-off Perfect Market Raises $6 Million From Tribune Company, Others

    Perfect Market, which markets solutions aimed to assist publishers in growing revenue from their online content, has secured $6 million in a Series C funding round led by Tribune Company. Just to be clear, that’s the media giant that owns newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune alongside a number of television and radio stations and a range of online properties. Read More