VC-backed Trada shuts down business

Boulder, Colorado-based Trada, a paid search crowdsourced marketplace, has shut down its operations, CEO Matt Harada confirmed in a post on the company’s site. The reason cited for the closure was the company’s inability to pay its creditors. Trada, which launched in 2008, was backed by Foundry Group and Google Ventures. To read the announcement, visit here.

shutterstock_162914882
331 Views

peHUB First Read

First Read kicks off this morning with news of GoDaddy pricing its IPO at $20 per share, valuing it at about $4.5 billion, Samson Resources says it may file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and Groupon is offering cat cab services for April Fools’ Day.

shutterstock_189913559
309 Views

peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Lufthansa is now saying it knew of co-pilot Lubitz’s history of depression, Comcast is planning to form an investment company headed by its CFO and Microsoft launches Surface 3, a rival to the iPad.

shutterstock_157995017
557 Views

peHUB First Read

First Read starts your day with news of IBM investing $3 billion in a new internet of things unit, two former federal agents are charged with stealing bitcoin during a Silk Road probe and Cablevision is planning on making a $1 offer for the New York Daily News. (Yes, you read that correctly–it’s $1).

shutterstock_147280757
351 Views

peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Connecticut is reported to ban state-funded travel to Indiana over anti-gay law, Jay-Z relaunches new Tidal music service and George Soros says he will invest $1 billion in the Ukraine if the West helps.

shutterstock_80514091
569 Views

peHUB First Read

First Read starts your week with news of UnitedHealth planning on buying Catamaran for $12.8 billion, Stubhub sues Ticketmaster and the Golden State Warriors over monopolistic practices and British Airways says thousands of its frequent flyer accounts were hacked.

shutterstock_226276627
350 Views

peHUB Second Opinion

Second Opinion ends your week with news of Dow Chemical splitting off its chlorine business in a $5 billion deal, tech titans blast Indiana’s new anti-gay law and after revealing its latest funding round, Slack gets hacked.

babymonkey
631 Views

peHUB First Read

First Read ends the week with news Google is paying new CFO more than $70 mln over two years, routers at hundreds of hotels are vulnerable to hackers and Pebble’s new smart watch hits $20 mln in kickstarter pre-orders.

shutterstock_235466173
401 Views

peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, the Germanwings co-pilot is reported to have deliberately crashed the plane, P.Diddy invests in picture-messaging app Pleek and Slack’s new funding could put it at a $2.8 billion valuation.

shutterstock_185805116
499 Views

peHUB First Read

First Read kicks off your morning with news of Apple and Beats developing streaming music service to rival Spotify, Schlumberger oill unit to plead guilty for violating Iran sanctions and a Germanwings pilot was reportedly locked out of the cockpit before the plane crashed in the Alps.

shutterstock_189320726
498 Views

peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Houlihan Lokey prepares for an IPO that could raise more than $200 million, officials say that Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion and RadioShack is reportedly trying to sell data of 100 million customers.

shutterstock_247352314
608 Views

peHUB First Read

First Read ushers in your morning with news of Kraft Foods merging with Heinz, Lexmark is reportedly set to acquire Kofax for $1 billion and Uber and Ola are ordered to stop operating in New Delhi until they obtain taxi licenses.

PE HUB Community

Join the 12514 members of PE HUB to make connections, share your opinion, and follow your favorite authors.

Join the Community

Look Who’s Tweeting

PE HUB News Briefs

RSS Feed Widget

VCJ Headlines (subscribers only)

RSS Feed Widget

Buyouts Headlines (subscribers only)

RSS Feed Widget