• Microsoft Partners With Deem To Expand Its Ad Inventory With More Local Offers And Deals

    Microsoft Partners With Deem To Expand Its Ad Inventory With More Local Offers And Deals

    Microsoft and e-commerce platform Deem, which is still better known under its previous name of Rearden Commerce, have inked a partnership that will allow Microsoft to distribute Deem’s large inventory of local deals on its properties. While you probably haven’t heard of Deem or Rearden, the company is currently valued at $1 billion and has received over $340 million in VC capital… Read More

  • E-Commerce Platform Company Rearden Commerce Acquires Ketera

    Effective immediately, Ketera Technologies is now part of e-commerce platform company Rearden Commerce. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read More

  • The Top Ten IPO Candidates For 2010

    It’s been a long drought for IPOs, but venture capitalists and tech entrepreneurs are hopeful that 2010 will be the year they rain down on the Valley once gain. Earlier this year, a handful of IPOs trickled out, such as OpenTable, Rackspace, and A123Systems. But what people are really waiting for is another Netscape moment—an iconic IPO which will whet investor’s appetites… Read More

  • Rearden Commerce Raises Another $40 Million, Lays Off 18 Percent

    Rearden Commerce, the under-the-radar automated online assistant that helps people organize travel needs and other services, has raised another $40 million in a Series F funding from JPMorgan Chase. This latest round brings Rearden’s total funding up to $240 million since the company’s launch in 2000. JPMorgan Chase is a marketing partner and a pre-existing investor. Greg… Read More

  • 2008: Rearden Commerce Has A Heck Of A Year

    One of my favorite startups in Silicon Valley is Rearden Commerce. Few people have heard of it despite the fact that the company has been around since before the first Internet bust in 2000 and has raised $200 million in capital, most of it recently. The reason few people have heard of Rearden is because they are a behind-the-scene service. They offer a sort of automated assistant that… Read More

  • Rearden Commerce Goes Mobile

    What good is a travel assistant that doesn’t go with you on the road? One of the gaping holes in Rearden Commerce’s enterprise travel application was the lack of a mobile version. Now it has one, starting with the Blackberry. (Rearden is a service aimed at corporate road warriors, after all). Apps for the iPhone and general Web browsers are on their way later this year. Once… Read More

  • At Rearden Commerce, Addiction is Job One ($100 Million Round Confirmed, Major Deal With JPMorgan Chase)

    Patrick Grady has spent the past eight years of his life building the ultimate personal Web assistant in relative obscurity. But now his company, Rearden Commerce, is quietly emerging as major force among enterprise startups. He has confirmed that, as previously reported, Rearden has closed a $100 million round of funding from investors that include American Express, JPMorgan Chase, Oak… Read More

  • Rearden Commerce Raises $100 Million For Enterprise Services (Or, "Mashups For Adults")

    Rearden Commerce won’t confirm this one way or the other, but we’ve heard from numerous sources that the Silicon Valley company raised $100 million last week. Existing invesotrs Oak Investment Partners, Foundation Capital and American Express all participated, as well as new investor Chase Capital. We first wrote about Rearden Commerce a year ago with a long review of the service. Read More