05/2011 – Business Wire

Now with 2000 RFID Solution customers in 16 Industries on all Continents, Focuses on US Expansion and Industry Leading Innovation.

05/2011 – GeekWire

Marketfish, a Seattle startup which operates an online marketplace for email marketing lists, has reeled in $4.5 million in new financing from Rustic Canyon and Javelin Ventures, GeekWire has learned.

05/2011 – NYSE Euronext

It was raining outside but inside 11 Wall Street China’s Renren became the first social networking firm to list on The New York Stock Exchange.

04/2011 – Reuters

CoStar Group Inc , an information service provider to REITs, agreed to buy LoopNet Inc for about $860 million in cash and stock, to double its paid subscriber base.

04/2011 – Business Wire

IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analysis, today announced it has acquired ODS-Petrodata, a premier provider of data, information and market intelligence to the offshore energy industry.

01/2011 – Yahoo Finance

LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwire – 01/24/11) – Leads360, the industry leader in sales lead management software, today announced the hiring of Paul T. Ryan as chief technology officer (CTO). With more than 20 years of experience architecting and building complex systems to support a wide variety of industries, Ryan is a seasoned technology entrepreneur with a history of successful ventures.


Ed brings investment experience and entrepreneurial savvy to leading early stage Southern California venture capital firm.

08/2010 – BizReport

MerchantCircle, a social network for business owners, is launching a content portal which may help consumers find local businesses through search functionality. The Local Content Studio (LCS) soft-launched in May, giving local businesses the ability to create short-form content within the MerchantCircle space.  

08/2010 – TechCrunch

Hyperlocal business directory MerchantCircle is getting into the content game today with the launch of a “Local Content Studio.” Merchant Circle, which has been steadily growing, is a business directory for merchants in smaller towns and currently lists 1.3 million small businesses. MerchantCircle has local business members in 95% of the 24,600 U.S. cities and towns with populations over 200.

08/2010 – RFID News

Gates Corporation, manufacturer of industrial and automotive products, systems and components, has selected InSync’s iApp Builder to build and run an asset monitoring application for improving product and process visibility.