In startup land, the mandate is to get bought, go public or die trying. And, as far as getting bought goes, one of tech’s Big Five could be a desirable acquirer.
YouTube is now blocking ads on channels with less than 10,000 views, Amazon pulls Diapers.com and other Quidsi apps and Spotify's invisible IPO. All this on Crunch Report.
At the end of March, Amazon announced it was planning to shut down Diapers.com and all the other e-commerce sites operated by Quidsi – the company Amazon acquired for $545 million back in 2010.
Amazon will shut down Diapers.com and the other websites operated by its Quidsi division, the company confirmed to Bloomberg today, citing the division’s lack of profitability as the reason behi
In less than a year after leaving Amazon, Quidsi co-founder Marc Lore began work on a new startup called Jet.com. Today, the company is officially announcing it has raised an additional $20 million i
Amazon-owned Quidsi is relaunching its eco products destination Vine.com under a new name today, VineMarket.com, and shifting its focus beyond just “green” products and healthy foods, to a
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.quidsi.com/">Quidsi</a>, the Amazon-owned parent company to a collection of single-word, e-commerce domains, including Diapers.com, Soap.com, Wag.com, Yoyo.com, and
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.diapers.com">Diapers.com</a>, the Amazon-owned e-commerce site targeting parents with new babies, is today launching a native app on the iPad, after seeing its mobi
Amazon subsidiary <a target="_blank" href="http://www.quidsi.com/">Quidsi</a>, which currently operates sites like Soap.com, Diapers.com and the newly launched eco site Vine.com to name a few, will l
The rights to Casa.com (Spanish for 'house') have been transferred to Amazon, indicating the ecommerce giant's next dedicated vertical shop may be a home decor site. Amazon's <a href="http://www.crunc
<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/11/08/confirmed-amazon-spends-545-million-on-diapers-com-parent-quidsi/">Amazon-owned Quidsi</a> has tackled diapers, drugstore items, pet supplies and toys i
After conquering online retail in diapers, soaps, beauty products, most recently <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/07/06/amazon-quidsi-wag-com-pets/">pet supplies, </a> <a href="https://beta.t
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/diapers-shot.png"> It's been about four months since Amazon announced its plans to acquire of Quidsi, the parent company of <a href="http://w
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/q1.jpg">E-commerce on Facebook has steadily been <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/11/30/facebook-e-commerce-platform-payvment-raises-
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/quidsi.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/amazon">Amazon.com</a> has just <a href="http://www.businesswire.com/
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/diapers-com.png"> First shoes, now diapers. Amazon is reportedly about to announce on Monday the acquisition of Quidsi, the New Jersey-based
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/soap-com.png"> Marc Lore and Vinit Bharara have figured out a formula for selling low-margin goods online and shipping them overnight to cust
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/diapers-com.png"> "This year we will sell half a billion diapers," Marc Lore, the CEO of Diapers.com tells me. That is a hell of a lot of di