Susan Lyne

Type: Person
Name: Susan Lyne
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

AOL launches women-focused start-up fund

Sep. 30, 2014 - 5:15 - Former AOL Brand Group CEO Susan Lyne on launching BBG Fund, a female-focused start-up fund. ... [Published FOXBusiness.com - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: AOL LLC, Susan Lyne
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Chelsea Clinton Leaves NBC, Ruzwana Bashir Speaks Out, And More MCP News

This week's career news, choice quotes, and achievements of Fast Company's Most Creative People in Business.Each week, Fast Company tracks recent career moves and achievements of the 1000 Most Creative People in Business. Sign up below for more news and ... [Published Fast Company - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 14 reports

AOL Launches BBG Fund Focused On Women-Led Tech Start-Ups

[ Business ]AOL announced a new venture fund focused on early stage investments in women-led consumer internet start-ups, and appointed Susan Lyne to run it. It’s called the BBG Fund.The BBG Fund will make seed and Series A investments, focusing on multiplatform ... [Published WebProNews - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

The Daily Startup: Early Open-Source Startup Black Duck Grows Into $20M

Art by Mike Lucas Black Duck Software was founded in 2002, and its investors have been patient, believing the company was ahead of its time. “We’ve had opportunities to sell it, but we always felt as if we had a big opportunity,” said General Catalyst ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

AOL Venture Capital Fund Targets Female Developers

Sept. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Susan Lyne, Chief Executive Officer at AOL Brand Group, talks with Betty Liu about the company’s search for new content and ideas from female developers that deserve venture capital funding. She speaks on “In The Loop.”Great to ... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

People 9.03.14

CNN dumped “ Piers Morgan Tonight” months ago. But up until this week, the TV personality seemed to have some hope of returning to the cable news network’s airwaves in a different capacity. He had been in negotiations for a two-year deal in which he’d ... [Published Media Life Magazine - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Associated Content Founder Luke Beatty Is Now In Charge Of AOL's Tech Blogs (Including This One)

So I guess TechCrunch has a new boss. As first reported by Re/code’s Kara Swisher, and confirmed by AOL, Susan Lyne is stepping down from her role as CEO of AOL’s brand group, which includes sites like Engadget, Joystiq, and, yes, TechCrunch. (He’ll continue ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 10 reports

AOL Launches Women-Focused Start-up Fund

AOL today appointed Susan Lyne to lead The BBG Fund, a new venture fund focused on early stage investments in women-led consumer internet start-ups. The fund will make seed and…Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Jun 02 2014 - Updated Jun 02 2014 - 1 reports

Building the AOL brand

AOL Brand Group CEO Susan Lyne weighs in on the future of the Internet. ... [Published FOX Business - Video - Jun 02 2014]
Entities: AOL LLC, Susan Lyne

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...Brands, I had the opportunity to contribute to the growth and profitability of our portfolio of premium brands," Lyne said in a prepared statement. "in my new role, i am looking forward to contributing in a different way."
"This has always been in the back of my head and has been my passion," Lyne said. "women are such an important part of the internet and need to be represented better in funding."
"In my new role, I am looking forward to contributing in a different way," said Lyne, who will lead the fund as president. "we have a huge megaphone at aol so we can have an outsized impact on the way girls and women perceive their options, and on the breadth of entrepreneurial ideas that have a chance to compete. but this is also good business: women are the majority of users on the fastest-growing sites and services on the internet. we believe we can get strong returns by focusing on entrepreneurs who know the customer best."
"winamp and shoutcast are great brands with significant value in the right situation, which radionomy will provide" said Susan Lyne

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AOL launches women-focused start-up fund [Published FOXBusiness.com - Sep 30 2014]
AOL launches women-focused start-up fund [Published FOX Business - Video - Sep 30 2014]
Chelsea Clinton Leaves NBC, Ruzwana Bashir Spea... [Published Fast Company - Sep 05 2014]
AOL Launches BBG Fund Focused On Women-Led Tech... [Published WebProNews - Sep 03 2014]
AOL Launches BBG Fund Focused On Women-Led Tech... [Published WebProNews Feed - Sep 03 2014]
AOL brand CEO Susan Lyne steps down to help wom... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Sep 03 2014]
The Daily Startup: Early Open-Source Startup Bl... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Sep 03 2014]
AOL Venture Capital Fund Targets Female Developers [Published Bloomberg - Sep 03 2014]
AOL Venture Capital Fund Targets Female Developers [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 03 2014]
AOL Brand Group Chief Steps Down [Published FOXBusiness.com - Sep 03 2014]
People 9.03.14 [Published Media Life Magazine - Sep 03 2014]
People list 9.03.14 [Published Media Life Magazine - Sep 03 2014]
Associated Content Founder Luke Beatty Is Now I... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 03 2014]
Susan Lyne to Exit Post as AOL Brand Group CEO [Published The Wrap - Sep 03 2014]
AOL CEO To Lead Venture Fund Aimed At Female-Le... [Published Jezebel - Sep 03 2014]
Associated Content Founder Luke Beatty Is Now I... [Published TechCrunch - Sep 03 2014]
Associated Content Founder Luke Beatty Is Now I... [Published TechCrunch - Sep 03 2014]
Susan Lyne Moves From AOL’s Brand Group To A Ne... [Published Deadline.com - Sep 02 2014]
AOL Brand Head Susan Lyne Tackles New Female-Fo... [Published Media Post - Sep 02 2014]
Susan Lyne Exits AOL Brand Group to Run Company... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Sep 02 2014]
AOL media chief Lyne stepping down to run VC fund [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 02 2014]
Susan Lyne Steps Down as AOL Brand Chief to Hea... [Published Variety - Sep 02 2014]
AOL Launches Women-Focused Start-up Fund [Published Fort Mills Times - Sep 02 2014]
AOL Launches Women-Focused Start-up Fund [Published EON Retail - Sep 02 2014]
AOL Launches Women-Focused Start-up Fund [Published EON Business - Sep 02 2014]
AOL Launches Women-Focused Start-up Fund [Published EON Communications - Sep 02 2014]
AOL Launches Women-Focused Start-up Fund [Published EON Consumer - Sep 02 2014]
AOL Launches Women-Focused Start-up Fund [Published Good Day Sacramento - Sep 02 2014]
AOL Launches Women-Focused Start-up Fund [Published Business Wire Retail News - Sep 02 2014]
AOL Launches Women-Focused Start-up Fund [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Sep 02 2014]
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AOL launches women-focused start-up fund [Published FOX Business - Video - Sep 30 2014]
Former AOL Brand Group CEO Susan Lyne on launching BBG Fund, a female-focused start-up fund. ...
The Daily Startup: Early Open-Source Startup Bl... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Sep 03 2014]
Art by Mike Lucas Black Duck Software was founded in 2002, and its investors have been patient, believing the company was ahead of its time. “We’ve had opportunities to sell it, but we always felt as if we had a big opportunity,” said General Catalyst ...
Associated Content Founder Luke Beatty Is Now I... [Published TechCrunch - Sep 03 2014]
 So I guess TechCrunch has a new boss.As first reported by Re/code’s Kara Swisher, and confirmed by AOL, Susan Lyne is stepping down from her role as CEO of AOL’s brand group, which includes sites like Engadget, Joystiq, and, yes, TechCrunch. Read More ...
AOL Launches Women-Focused Start-up Fund [Published EON Retail - Sep 02 2014]
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--AOL today appointed Susan Lyne to lead The BBG Fund, a new venture fund focused on early stage investments in women-led consumer internet start-ups. The fund will make seed and Series A investments, with a focus ...
AOL Launches Women-Focused Start-up Fund [Published EON Business - Sep 02 2014]
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--AOL today appointed Susan Lyne to lead The BBG Fund, a new venture fund focused on early stage investments in women-led consumer internet start-ups. The fund will make seed and Series A investments, with a focus ...
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Radionomy Acquires Winamp and Shoutcast from AO... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 14 2014]
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