Hyperlocal Investment Report Debuts Stock Index, Sees Dip in Valuations

Hyperlocal stock performance was largely on an upward trend July, according to the Hyperlocal Stock Index which debuts in the latest issue of Street Fight’s monthly investment newsletter. The greatest gains were made by DexOne, ReachLocal and AOL, while Groupon and Facebook suffered staggering losses, and Angie’s List failed to reverse its downward trend.

Investment Newsletter Says Yext Valuation Points to Search Shift

In the latest issue of Street Fight’s monthly Hyperlocal Invesment Report, editor Steven Jacobs writes that “part of what is driving the valuation [behind Yext and SinglePlatform] is the shift in the local web from a search to discovery engine.” Read more insights and analysis on key deals in June 2012, plus an in-depth look at Constant Contact’s $65 million acquisition of SinglePlatform; investments and deals in June; and more…

Investment Newsletter Sees Data Loop Closing, M&A Levels up 186%

The June issue takes a look at content economics issues in hyperlocal on the heels of Tribune’s deal with Journatic; evaluates the rush to self-serve by giants like Google and Facebook; the point-of-sale heat; and unpacks the M&A and investment activity in the month of May. Read excerpts from the issue.

Investment Newsletter Sees Directories, Deals at ‘Critical’ Stage

The second issue of Street Fight’s monthly newsletter focused on strategy and investment in hyperlocal was released today. The current issue looks at: the upheaval in the directory business represented by the sale of AT&T Interactive to Cerberus; the risky pivot for daily deals companies toward e-commerce; the huge opportunities in data curation; and more…