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LinkedIn to pay $175M to buy B2B marketing startup Bizo

| July 22, 2014

LinkedIn said Tuesday it will pay $175 million to acquire Bizo, a startup whose marketing platform helps businesses identify, reach and engage with their target audiences online. Mountain View-based LinkedIn said the acquisition of San Francisco-based Bizo is 10 percent stock and 90 percent cash. The deal is the second in as many weeks for LinkedIn, which last week bought San Francisco-based Newsle for an undisclosed sum. Bizo was spun off from Massachusetts-based business information search engine ZoomInfo in 2008. Its co-founders include CEO Russell Glass, Chief Operating Officer Bryan Burdick, Chief Technology Officer Donnie Flood, business development chief Mark Dye, sales and ad operations chief Lee Byrne and ZoomInfo CEO Yonatan SternRead more >>

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