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Blueground raises $20 million for flexible apartment rentals

Blueground, the startup providing turnkey flexible rental apartments, has raised $20 million in a round led by Athens-based VentureFriends, with participation from Endeavor Catalyst, Dubai’s Jab

Uber and Gilt are selling passes for unlimited uberPOOL rides in NYC

Here’s a great deal: Uber and Gilt City are teaming up to offer a packages of unlimited uberPOOL rides in New York City. The deal is being called a “commute card” and can only be use

Meet your Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield final round judges: John Borthwick, Charles Hudson, Alfred Lin, Susan Lyne, Matthew Panzarino and Alan Patricof

Choosing this year’s Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield winners will be a tough job. There is an exceptionally strong and unique group of young companies competing in Startup Battlefield next week w

Venture Capital Is Terrible At Online Shopping

Another day, another series of Silicon Valley e-commerce explosions: Gilt Groupe just sold for a fraction of its valuation (and its capital raised) and One Kings Lane is reportedly the next to die. Pr

Gilt’s Unicorn Tale Comes To An End After Being Acquired For $250M

Hudson's Bay Company, the owner of department chain stores like Saks Fifth Avenue, said today it was acquiring Gilt Groupe for $250 million. The sale still represents a tough end to the story of Gi

Is Gilt About To Be Acquired By Saks Fifth Avenue?, the New York-based fashion discount site, is in talks to be acquired for $250 million, according to the Wall Street Journal. The prospective buyer is Hudson’s Bay, which owns Saks Fifth Av

Gilt Groupe Cuts 45 Jobs Amid A Quest For Profit, CMO And International Head Exit

Some downsizing is on the cards for Gilt Groupe, the fashion flash-sales site that has been valued at $1.1 billion. TechCrunch has learned that the company is cutting 45 jobs as it tries to turn p

Mentors Are The Secret Weapons Of Successful Startups

“I’ve probably revised this investor pitch deck 200 times,” a founder told me recently. She’d met with more than 50 potential investors before closing a seed round last month. This might sound

Andrei Cherny’s ‘Aspiration’ Brings The Investment Tools Of The 1% To The Other 99%

At 39 years old, Andrey Cherny has advised presidents, consulted with Fortune 100 companies, worked as a state prosecutor, served as a Naval reserve officer, founded a think tank and policy journal, a

Aol Confirms Susan Lyne As CEO Of Brand Group, Artie Minson Out As COO Role Goes (Memo)

Aol today confirmed a couple of big changes at the top of the company, as first reported yesterday by <a target="_blank" href="

One Kings Lane: From The LAX Arrivals Terminal To $200M In Revenue

As Susan Feldman waited outside the Southwest Airlines arrivals terminal at Los Angeles International Airport in October 2008, she had a nervous feeling in her stomach, which she compares to blind dat

Jetsetter Moves Beyond Flash Sales: Recommendations Now A Third Of Its Business

<a href="">Jetsetter</a>, the exclusive travel community for globetrotters, seems to be on a roll. In recent days, the company has announced a dozen some new corporate partner

GroupMe, Gilt Groupe, Jon Bon Jovi Launch SummerQAmp To Create More Quality Assurance Jobs

Unemployment continues to be an issue here in the States, but the tech industry could prove a very valuable resource when it comes to building out the American work force. That said, I sat down with G

Announcing The 2011 Crunchies Finalists And Tickets On Sale Now

The nominations have been tabulated and the votes are in. Over 300,000 nominations were calculated across 20 categories. Along with our partners <a href="" target="_blank">GigaOm</a>

Gilt Goes Global; Expands Flash Sales Site To Over 90 Countries

Flash sales giant <a href="">Gilt Groupe</a> is <a href="">announcing</a> major e

Gilt Groupe Debuts New Home Focused Retail And Curated Content Site To Take On One Kings Lane

Flash sales giant Gilt Groupe has been steadily expanding its flash sales platform into a full-fledged e-commerce and curated content platform that reaches all major retail verticals including fashion

Gilt Groupe And Gogo To Offer Exclusive In-Flight Deals To WiFi Users

<img src="" class="shot2">Well this is interesting. Gilt Groupe is <a href="

Who Is In The New Billion Dollar Valuation Club?

<img src=""> Recently I sat down with a well-connected Silicon Valley CEO who just raised a ton of money, and who knew of other startups r

(Founder Stories) Gilt's Kevin Ryan—It Is All In The Presentation (TCTV)

<img src="" /> <a href="">Chris Dixon</a> wraps his Founder Stories interview with <a href=

(Founder Stories) Gilt Groupe’s Kevin Ryan Says There Is No Bubble (TCTV)

<img src="" /> Heading into <a href="">TechCrunch Disrupt, New York</a>, we pulled a couple excerpts f
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