• GateHouse’s UpCurve Acquires Closely to Complement ThriveHive

    … GateHouse Media’s small and medium-sized business solutions provider UpCurve announced this morning that it has acquired Perry Evans’ Denver-based local/social tech company Closely. The company will be integrated into ThriveHive’s digital solutions, deepening UpCurve’s ability to aggregate and analyze SMB data. The buy enhances ThriveHive’s…

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  • Yext’s IPO Could Raise All Boats in Local — And Herald Consolidation

    … should be eager to see Yext’s IPO succeed. A knock-out public offering, or even just an okay one, will instantly validate the space for investors and help other local start-ups attract more investment. Yext will have to continue to innovate and grow both via R&D and/or acquisition, which could also be great for the industry as a whole. Should…

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