Women-centric content

BlogHer CEO on finding the right co-founders

Business relationships, like personal ones, go through ups and downs. The big difference is that business relationships involve money, which changes everything. That’s why you need to partner with the right co-founders. Lisa Stone, co-founder of BlogHer shares her tips for picking the right one(s).

Disney Buys Mom Blog Network Babble Media

The Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) Company is expanding its interactive division’s “parenting portfolio” with the acquisition of mom blog network B…

Who Loves E-Readers? Your Mom

Yet again, research suggests that women love e-readers and men prefer tablets. A new study from Nielsen finds that 61 percent of e-reader ow…

Total Beauty Buys Women-Focused Site LimeLife

Beauty-based online media company Total Beauty Media has bought up LimeLife, which is behind the women-focused lifestyle site and mobile pro…

The Knot Launches Groupon-Like Program

Weddings and related lifestyle company The Knot (NSDQ: KNOT) has long relied heavily on e-commerce in addition to revenues from its print an…

Is There a Female Funding Model?

Women are underrepresented in venture-backed startups, according to data released today by a firm called CB Insights, which notes that only 8 percent of venture-backed startups have female founders. That and some data released by Illuminate Ventures has me wondering if there’s a female-focused funding model.

Sugar Buys Daily Deals Site FreshGuide

Women-oriented blog network Sugar Inc. tells us it’s buying FreshGuide, a startup that offers daily deals in four markets targeted at women.…

NBCU Sued Over Aborted Domain Name Sale

NBC Universal (NYSE: GE) is being sued by Done Ventures over what the latter claims is a sale gone wrong. According to Techcrunch’s account,…

Bravo Promotes Berwick To President

NBC Universal’s Bravo Media is promoting Frances Berwick to president of the cable property. Berwick, who has been with the network even bef…

Condé Nast Glamour Hooks Up With Match.com

Although magazines are getting a breather from the ad recovery, the realization that marketers’ spending isn’t going to make a full comeback…

Glam Taps Ex-MSFT Jaffe As CFO

Former Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) VP-corporate development Bruce Jaffe has been hired as Glam Media’s next CFO. Jaffe, who left Microsoft back i…

What Will Yahoo Buy Itself For Its Birthday?

Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) celebrated its 15th birthday this week with cupcakes for reporters, a Collective Soul concert for its staff, and several…

Like.com Buys Fashion Sharing Site Weardrobe

Shopping search engine Like.com has purchased Weardrobe, a site that lets visitors posts stylish photos of themselves and then “follow” othe…

LimeLife Raises Another $1 Million

Updated: Women-focused content firm LimeLife — which runs an online site aimed at the 18-34 year-old set, along with a corresponding mobile…

Condé Nast's Latest E-Commerce Play

In time for this month’s Fashion Week — and the usual companion traffic spike– Condé Nast’s is unveiling its latest e-commerce play: Shop…

Elle.com Goes Shopping With Rue La La

E-commerce is starting to become the favorite alternative revenue stream for magazine websites, as online ad grows slows to a crawl. And so,…