Tag Archives: Marissa Meyer

Yahoo Locks in $1.1B Deal for Tumblr, Promises Not to Screw Up

David Karp’s wallet just got a lot fatter. After a flurry of speculation over the weekend, Tumblr in New York is being acquired by Sunnyvale, CA-based Yahoo, in a deal announced early Monday at the previously reported price of $1.1 billion, mostly in cash. Yahoo put out a statement on the acquisition with a pledge to […]

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Women and Startups

The news from PyCon rekindles a long-running discussion about the lack of women in tech startups. The description of the roomful of men, cracking fraternity-scale jokes without regard for the few women in the room brings back plenty of memories of other rooms full of men in my twenty years of tech startup life. Far […]

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