WhaleShark Spears Another One

Austin-based WhaleShark Media has done it again. The coupon and deal site company announced today that it has raised $150 million to help it “aggressively expand its network of websites. This puts its total venture capital purse at $300 million. Their plan is to “go out and buy more online coupon and deal sites.” This… Continue reading WhaleShark Spears Another One

Vertive Launches DailyDeals.com

Austin-based Vertive has launched DailyDeals.com. The site differs from Groupon and LivingSocial by focusing on web-based business. Vertive also operates CouponCodes.com and Offers.com. DailyDeals.com is great for Austin, which now has a growing pool of coupon/deal companies. WhaleShark Media is the other local player in the space. Steve Schaffer, CEO of Vertive, currently has 50… Continue reading Vertive Launches DailyDeals.com

Austin-Based Whaleshark Media Lands another $10 Million

This $10 million brings their past 12 month total to $130 million. CEO Cotter Cunningham recently confirmed in an Austin American-statesman article (New venture funding brings WhaleShark’s take to $130 million in a year) the funding and confirmed that the company is profitable. The daily-deal site has seem much of its recent growth by buying… Continue reading Austin-Based Whaleshark Media Lands another $10 Million