• ComScore Report: Fastest-Growing Sites And Top-Ten Advertising Magnets

    Of the top 100 sites on the Web, which ones grew the fastest in 2008? In a report it is preparing to release tomorrow, The comScore 2008 Digital Year In Review (which you can sign up for here), comScore ranks the 20 fastest-growing Web properties. These are out of the largest 100 sites overall. They are shown below, as measured by growth in unique visitors. (Interestingly, in a separate… Read More

  • Revolution Health Gets A Mercy Sale, Turns $200+ Million Into $100 Million

    Revolution Health finally found someone to merge with – Waterfront Media – in a transaction that values the combined companies in the $300 million range. Our sources say that Revolution Health was valued at around $100 million in the transaction. That comes after burning over $200 million in capital supplied by founder Steve Case as well as celebrity investors like Jim… Read More

  • Will WebMD Lose Its Stranglehold Over Health Information?

    Rumors are back suggesting Revolution Health is looking to merge with another company. Only this time, it’s with another health information portal: Everyday Health. And together, the companies believe they can finally supplant WebMD as the most trafficked site in that space. According to the Washington Post, the companies are still engaging in negotiations and no firm plans have… Read More

  • How Close Were Glam And Revolution Health To Merging?

    Women’s focused advertising network Glam Media, which raised $85 million in a combined debt and equity financing in February 2008 (they have raised a total of $115 million since 2004), was rumored to be mulling over a $1.3 billion acquisition offer just a couple of months later in May. It’s a safe bet to assume that the merger discussions were leaked directly by CEO Samir Arora or… Read More