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    Acquisitions

    Group buying in Africa

    Group Buying in Kenya

    With all the fuss over Groupon’s dubious IPO, there has not been much other news in the public eye in the group buying industry. In South Africa, things have been growing steadily and the arena is going to arch a peak this year and Adam Smith’s little invisible economic hand […]

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    eTRAVELi acquires Travelstart’s Nordic operations

    This just in – Internet marketer and entrepreneur Randolf Jorberg just blogged the news that eTRAVELi has acquired Cape Town based Travelstart’s Nordic operations ““ this adds just another success story to serial entrepreneur Stephan Ekberghs list of achievements. Travelstart is a South African company and generated sales of approximately […]

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    MSNBC Acquires EveryBlock

    MSNBC, the joint venture between Microsoft and NBC, has acquired the Chicago based hyper-local information site EveryBlock in a several million dollar deal. The two year-old experiment in hyper-local news is available in 15 cities (New York, San Francisco, and Seattle to name a few) deeply covers local communities with […]

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    Naspers buys R 156-million Polish portal

    Naspers, the largest media company in Africa and owner of popular South African portal 24.com, is offering USD 19.3-million for 100% of the Polish Internet portal Bankier.pl. Bankier.pl offers financial news, market analysis and comparison-shopping information of financial products. According to Corporate Information, Bankier.pl derives its profits mostly from on-line […]

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