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ACG New York Women of Leadership - Entrepreneur Series
Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, founder of Vera Bradley (Nasdaq: VRA), is the latest in a series of entrepreneurs highlighted at ACG New York Women of Leadership events. Photo credit: Robert Blumenfeld

Watercooler

GTCR, Hormel, the Riverside Co-CEOs and Others Win M&A Mid-Market Awards
Amid a slow and challenging year for dealmaking, the winners of Mergers & Acquisitions’ 7th Annual M&A Mid-Market Awards outpaced the competition to grow, innovate and lead the middle market

Dealmakers

The Buyside:
Disney, Warner Bros. Seek Next-Gen YouTubes

Traditional Hollywood studios such as Disney and Warner Bros. are seeking next-generation YouTube content providers

The Buyside

Activist Investors Dig Into Mid Market
Spurred on by the high-profile success of Carl Icahn and others, a growing crop of firms is looking further downstream

Tech, Media & Telecom: Go Daddy Buys M.dot

M.dot is a mobile application that allows small businesses to create and manage their websites

Go Daddy, a web platform for small businesses, has acquired M.dot Inc., a mobile application for small-business website creation.

The application also allows small businesses to manage their websites from a smartphone or tablet. The deal is reportedly valued at $15 million. 

M.dot was founded by Dominik Balogh and Pavel Serbajlo, and backed by venture capital firms Floodgate, SV Angel and Archimedes Labs.

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LLP (NYSE: KKR), Silver Lake and Technology Crossover Ventures invested in Go Daddy in December 2011. 

 

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