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Street Fight Daily: FoodPanda Raises $20M, TripAdvisor Schemes for More Reviews

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Street Fight Daily: FoodPanda Raises $20M, TripAdvisor Schemes for More Reviews

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Rocket Internet-Backed FoodPanda Raises $20M+ As It Prepares For The Next Course In Its Food Delivery Ambitions (TechCrunch)… TripAdvisor’s plan to get another 100 million reviews: Have hotels do the work (Skift)… Local Ad Network Sees Shift To Tighter Mobile Targeting (MediaPost)…

Street Fight Daily: 10.25.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 10.25.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

Hyperlocal task/errand site Zaarly has announced that it raised $14.1 million in financing, and that the company is gaining Meg Whitman as a board member. The site works by letting people post requests for an item or service, and then lets other people, businesses and companies bid to fulfill those needs. (New York Times/Bits)…

Stocks columnist Herb Greenberg looks at Groupon’s numbers, determining that the company is “technically insolvent.” (CNBC)…

Street Fight Daily: 10.07.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 10.07.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups.

Groupon said in a regulatory filing that it plans to “significantly” reduce online marketing spending over time as such investments yield insufficient returns. (Bloomberg)

“AOL’s management may be committed to Patch for now, but the company can’t continue pouring money into an unprofitable entity forever, no matter how much Webster talks about a “long-term” investment,” writes Mathew Ingram. (GigaOm)…

Street Fight Daily: 09.01.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 09.01.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

If a private equity firm buys AOL and chops it up to sell off the parts — as is being rumored — Henry Blodget thinks Patch will be “toast.” (Business Insider)…

“While it’s easy to get into the daily deal marketplace it’s much harder to grow and sustain a daily deal business,” says Mary Song, CEO of Yuupon. (WebProNews)…