Yahoo!’s Billion Dollar Tumblr Acquisition: Everything you need to know

By now you’ve more than heard about Yahoo’s massive $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr. The deal is done, another Internet entrepreneur and early employees become multimillionaires, Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo earns a new shot at digital relevance, and hundreds of millions of Tumblr users go about their Tumbling life as if it were just another day. There must be more to the story...and there is. The questions on the minds of financial and technology experts are: Why did Yahoo do this, how does … [Read more...]

Altimeter Is Hiring Analysts for Mobile, Business Intelligence, and Digital Advertising/Media

We’re excited to announce that we are looking for people to fill analyst roles in three areas: Mobile, Business Intelligence, and Digital Advertising & Media. Why these areas? Altimeter is focused on creating strategies for companies around disruptive technologies – not just social media. We hear from clients over and over again that they need deeper strategies in these three areas, hence our focus. I’ve included more details about each area below. We take special pride in our boutique, … [Read more...]