Time Out acquires events discovery and booking platform YPlan for as little as £1.6M

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.yplanapp.com/">YPlan</a>, the events discover and booking platform, has been acquired by publicly-listed media company Time Out Group for an initial price of £1.6

Tech Giants Sign Letter Against EU Laws To Hand Huge New Powers To ISPs

New European legislation which threatens net neutrality is set to go before the EU Parliament Tuesday. The EU is planning new rules it claims will ‘protect’ Net neutrality, but a leading legal exp

Going Out App YPlan Raises $24M As It Lays Off Staff, Plans Pivot Into Long-Tail Events

YPlan — the app that gives people with no plans a curated selection of things to do and the ability to buy tickets to do them — has some big plans of its own. TechCrunch has learned

Facebook Becomes A Local Party Discovery Tool With “Events For You” Redesign

Just because you weren’t invited, doesn’t mean Facebook can’t help you crash the party. Facebook Events on the web got a slick visual overhaul today that includes a new “Event

YPlan Brings Its Last-Minute Event Planner To San Francisco

London-based YPlan, a mobile application that helps you find last-minute events taking place either that same day or in the very near future, has now arrived in San Francisco. The company previously

YPlan Launches On Android

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/yplan">YPlan</a> has only been around for less than a year, but the company is rapidly covering new ground. After expanding from the UK i

With 300K Downloads, London-Based YPlan Launches Stateside In New York

Countless social-planning apps have tried, unsuccessfully, to capture the attention of users in a way that would produce enough engagement, which in turn would result in partnerships with vendors and

With $12M Burning A Hole In Its Pocket, London’s YPlan Wants New York To Be More Socially Spontaneous

Yplan, the London-based startup that's building a platform for selling last-minute event-booking on mobile, has closed a $12 million (£7.9 million) Series A, led by General Catalyst Partners. Existin

Stuck For New Year’s Eve In London? YPlan Takes Last-Minute Booking Mobile

With over 5 million Twitter followers, UK actor/author <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/stephenfry">Stephen Fry</a> is the closest thing we get to an "Ashton Kutcher", given that he has a