Group Nine Media forms a SPAC to fund acquisitions

Group Nine Media — which owns Thrillist, NowThis, The Dodo, Seeker and PopSugar — is the latest company to form a SPAC, according to a filing with the SEC. These blank-check corporations, as they

PopSugar co-founder says pandemic will create ‘a huge windfall’ for digital media

It’s been less than a year since Group Nine Media acquired PopSugar — but it’s been a uniquely challenging time in digital media. Brian Sugar founded the eponymous women’s lifestyl

Group Nine acquires PopSugar

Group Nine — the digital media company formed by the merger of Thrillist, NowThis, The Dodo and Seeker — just announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire women’s lifestyle publishe

Popsugar’s Twinning app was leaking everyone’s uploaded photos

I thought the worst thing about Popsugar’s Twinning tool was that it matched me with James Corden. Turns out, the hundreds of thousands of selfies uploaded to the tool were easily downloadable b

Rakuten Is Looking To Acquire PopSugar For $580 Million

We’ve heard PopSugar is the latest online content company that Japanese conglomerate Rakuten is about to snap up. These things could always fall apart, but should the deal go through, we&#821

PopSugar Acquires Shoppable Photo Startup PICT

Content and commerce company <a target="_blank" href="http://www.POPSUGAR.com">PopSugar</a> has acquired <a target="_blank" href="http://www.PICT.com">PICT</a>, a startup which makes technology that e

PopSugar Launches March Madness For Celebrities: PopSugar100

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/help-us-choose-the-popsugar-100-and-win-a-chanel-bag-popsugar-100-popsugar-giveaway-popsugar-100-popsugar-celebrity-gossip-news-215x100.jpg" w

Sequoia Invests in Blog Network Sugar Publishing

Blog network Sugar Publishing (the most popular blog in the network is PopSugar) has raised “around $5 million” in a Series A round investment from Sequoia Capital. Michael Moritz will joi

Hear About PopSugar Yet?

If you haven’t heard of San Francisco-based PopSugar yet, prepare yourself. You are going to start hearing about them a lot in the mainstream press. They are a blog network, and more recently a