Bertelsmann AG

Type: Company
Name: Bertelsmann AG
Nationality: Germany
Web Address: http://www.bertelsmann.com/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Bertelsmann AG
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 12 reports

Bertelsmann to Acquire Relias Learning

October 21 , 2014Relias Learning, the provider of SaaS-based training and compliance solutions for the health and human services market, announced that it will be acquired by Bertelsmann, the global media company. Bertelsmann is buying Relias from its ... [Published Outsell Inc - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

What Was It Like to Work at the Original Napster?

A student downloads music from Napster in 2001.Photo by Spencer Platt/This question  originally appeared on Quora , the best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and get insider knowledge. You can follow Quora ... [Published Slate Magazine - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

IndiaProperty.com ropes in former eBay India chief Muralikrishnan B as COO

Chennai-based India Property Online Pvt Ltd, which runs IndiaProperty.com, an online platform for listing, buying and selling residential properties, has appointed former eBay exec Muralikrishnan B as its chief operating officer (COO). In his new role, ... [Published VC Circle - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

SoundCloud's Growth Strategy: Remixing Labels, Creators, and Advertisers

Berlin-based audio-streaming service SoundCloud has 175 million unique listeners each month and a valuation north of a half-billion dollars, based on a funding round early this year. Sony/ATV Music Publishing, co-owned by Sony and the Estate of Michael ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

ITI and Canal+ may sell TVN

Image : ShutterstockPolish media group ITI and French holding Groupe Canal+ are considering the sale of their majority stake in major Polish television broadcaster TVN, the companies said in statements late on Thursday.“The ITI Group and Canal+ Group ... [Published Warsaw Business Journal - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Indicative picks up $2 mln seed

Indicative has closed $2 million in seed funding, according to a source from the company. The investors included Acadia Woods Ventures and Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments . Based in New York City, Indicative helps businesses optimize their ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Food52 Raises $6 Million

Food52 Inc. has raised $6 million via sale of shares to 15 investors, according to an SEC filing.The New York-based company, according to Crunchbase , has previously received $3 million from two rounds, including $2.3 million in Series-A funding in 2013. ... [Published Citybizlist - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Indicative Seeded With $2M for Simple Web, App Analytics Service

Indicative Inc . has raised $2 million in seed funding for a service that helps marketers and product managers analyze data from websites and apps.Acadia Woods Partners and Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments are investors, according to a news r ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Softbank buys DramaFever streaming video service

Softbank has acquired DramaFever, a streaming video service that specialises in Korean television shows and movies, the Financial Times reported. No financial details were disclosed. Vice chairman Nikesh Arora said that Softbank will seek to bring the ... [Published Telecompaper - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 6 reports

‘Bertelsmann to turn page with Penguin Random House stake increase’

German mass media player Bertelsmann is planning to up its holding in Penguin Random House, the UK-based book publisher, according to Bloomberg.... ... [Published BvDEP Zephyr Editorial News - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 17 reports

Bertelsmann Buys Out Publishing Partner Jahr After 45 Years

October 06 , 2014Bertelsmann SE agreed to acquire full control of German publisher Gruner & Jahr, as part of an acceleration of its digital strategy. Europe™s largest media house will buy the 25.1 percent family holding using cash, Bertelsmann. Financial ... [Published Outsell Inc - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 6 reports

Judge slams illegal deportation

South Africa's Department of Home Affairs officials who played a part in wrongfully deporting a murder accused to Botswana, where he could face the death penalty, should be charged with attempted murder, the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) heard, according ... [Published Legalbrief - Sep 23 2014]

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statement that the deal "is a major step onon the way to making"
..."We are thrilled to become part of the Bertelsmann family," says Jim Triandiflou, CEO of Relias Learning. "Relias has grown tremendously over the past few years due to our dedication to our customers and our passion for delivering the world's best online training. Bertelsmann's entrepreneurial culture, commitment to world class products, international reach, and financial backing will allow Relias to continue investing in our core U S markets, as well as internationally, ensuring that we have the very best products in the world."
The majority owners of TVN said in a press release on Thursday evening that they "have been approached in recent months by various strategic and financial investors expressing an interest in acquiring the controlling stake in TVN Group, should it become available. In response to such interest, both the ITI Group and Canal Group have decided to jointly review their strategic options regarding the 51% stake in TVN Group."
...Years Ago : We were still wondering about the attempts to insert the morality question into copyright, noting that it is almost always used to "cover up the inability to justify the expansion of rights on economic grounds." In a somewhat related post, we wondered what kind of industry sets up a group to specifically oppose what consumers want -- and the answer was: Hollywood...

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