Lerer Hippeau closes $230M across two new funds; Ben Lerer is back

Managing partners Ben Lerer and Eric Hippeau discuss the new funds, VC dry power and the current funding environment.

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

Thrillist, NowThis, The Dodo and Seeker form a new, Discovery-backed holding company

Four digital media organizations are coming together to form a new holding company — and they’ve also raised $100 million in additional funding from Discovery Communications. Those four compan

That time when we ate super-powered hot sauce live on Facebook

I’ve officially been at TechCrunch for a week and a half now, which I’ve been informed is the hot sauce anniversary. You know, the one where Thrillist sends you a bottle of scientifically-enginee

Thrillist Expands Its Coverage With Three New Verticals

Here’s one way that Thrillist Media Group is spending the $54 million that it raised earlier this year: It’s adding three new sections to its website, one for entertainment, one for healt

Men’s Fashion Site JackThreads Is Blowing Up On Mobile, Which Accounts For Over 30 Percent Of Traffic And Revenue

<a target="_blank" href="">JackThreads</a>, the Thrillist-owned men's shopping community, is seeing some insane mobile growth and conversion rates. But it has also found so

Thrillist’s JackThreads Hits 2 Million Members, Plans To Move Beyond Flash Sales

<a href="">JackThreads</a>, the members-only shopping club bought by men's lifestyle brand <a href="">Thrillist</a> two years

(Founder Stories) Ben Lerer On The Startup Gold Rush

As <a href="">Chris Dixon</a> wraps his conversation with <a href="">Thrillist</a> co-founder and <a hre

(Founder Stories) Thrillist’s Ben Lerer On Buying Customers And Going Up Against Groupon

<a href="">Founder Stories </a>host <a href="">Chris Dixon</a> continues his c

(Founder Stories) How Thrillist’s Ben Lerer Got Thicker Skin And Grew Up

In this episode of Founder Stories with host<a href=""> Chris Dixon</a>, <a href="">Thrillist</a> co-founder

(Founder Stories) Ben Lerer: Thrillist Will Do “$40 Million In Revenue This Year”

In this episode of <em><a href="">Founder Stories</a></em>;, Chris Dixon sits down with <a href="">Thrillist</a> Co-founder and CEO,

At Launch, Thrillist Rewards Sells More Than $25,000 Of Endless Rib Dinners

<img src=""> Nothing speaks to the hearts, minds (and stomachs) of young, urban men than endless rib dinners. Last week, Bro-zine

Fashion And Commerce Come Together At The Refinery29 Reserve

<img src=""> The line between content and commerce is blurring. <a href="">Refinery29</a>, a fashion n

Bing Gets A Foursquare Badge For The World Cup, With Thrillist Tips

<img src=""> World Cup mania is about to begin and that means one thing: it's a social media branding opportunity! On Friday, in time for

Media Meets Commerce, As Thrillist Buys JackThreads (Plus, 1,000 Invites)

<img src=""> It was only this past weekend that Dave Chase argued in a <a href="">gu