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  • #SFSNYC: What Makes for a Successful Acquisition Amid Local Consolidation?

    … In the six years since Street Fight was founded to cover hyperlocal media and tech, companies in the local sector have popped up at a breakneck pace and are now being snatched up just as fast by their competitors. In the past couple weeks alone, two major acquisitions in local stole headlines, as Snap scooped up Placed and OwnLocal acquired its…

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  • HomeAdvisor CEO: The Marketplace for Home Services Is ‘Operationally Intense’

    … Finding the right person to do a job around the house, whether it is a quick repair or major renovation, can often be a nerve-wracking chore. IAC’s HomeAdvisor has built a business around taking some of the pain out of the process by featuring prescreened, local service professionals at its online marketplace. CEO Chris Terrill says his…

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  • Could the ‘Smart Home’ Be the Next Big Opportunity in Local?

    … Could the ‘Smart Home’ Be the Next Big Opportunity in Local? July 21, 2016 by Adam Burrows Leave a Comment Filed Under: Commentary It’s a well-known fact: Merchants who built businesses to serve the influx of miners into their communities during the Gold Rush made greater fortunes than the miners themselves. Today, more than 150 years later…

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  • Street Fight Daily: HomeAdvisor Growing Fast, Mcommerce’s Customer Service Impact

    … Street Fight Daily: HomeAdvisor Growing Fast, Mcommerce’s Customer Service Impact April 6, 2016 by The Editors Leave a Comment Filed Under: Headlines A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Diller’s Home Services Bet Could Hit $1 Billion in a Few Years (Bloomberg) HomeAdvisor…

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