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  1. Matt Brezina, Penn State Alum, Co-founded Two Multimillion-Dollar Tech StartupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Onward State

    ... most successful tech entrepreneurs because of his role in co-founding two multi-million dollar software startups: Xobni , which Bill Gates once called the " next generation of social networking ," and Sincerely , which was recently named Apple's ...

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  2. Reddit's Huffman and Weebly's Rusenko Headline IST Startup WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Onward State

    ... Week, including Reddit co-founder Steve Huffman, Weebly founders (and Penn Staters) David Rusenko and Dan Veltri , Xobni and Sincerely co-founder (and fellow Penn Stater) Matt Brezina , and Scribd and Parse co-founder Tikhon Bernstam. From this ...

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  3. Yahoo Has Closed The Tomfoolery Acquisition, Will Shut Down Anchor, Team To Work For BonforteRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2014 | TechCrunch

    ... an acquisition of a known quantity, so to speak. Before leaving to start relationship and contact management startup Xobni - which was eventually acquired by Yahoo - Bonforte had been a Yahoo employee, working on search and communications products. ...

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  4. Gametime Aims To Provide The Best Mobile Experience For Last-Minute Sports TicketingRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2014 | TechCrunch

    ... initial funding of $800,000. Other backers include owners of the Warriors and Giants, as well as Sincerely and Xobni co-founder Matt Brezina. (For some reason, Griffith said he can't provide the actual names of the investors, other than Brezina). ...

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  5. E-mail outage casts shadow over YahooRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2013 | WKBT

    ... largely cosmetic redesign again in October. The result? More outrage. Under Mayer, Yahoo purchased Bonforte's company, Xobni, in July, and the former Yahoo staffer was put in charge of the redesign. But it's suffered from periodic outages since ...

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  6. E-mail outage casts shadow over YahooRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2013 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... largely cosmetic redesign again in October. The result? More outrage. Under Mayer, Yahoo purchased Bonforte's company, Xobni, in July, and the former Yahoo staffer was put in charge of the redesign. But it's suffered from periodic outages since ...

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  7. E-mail outage casts shadow over Yahoo turnaroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2013 | CNN

    ... largely cosmetic redesign again in October. The result? More outrage. Under Mayer, Yahoo purchased Bonforte's company, Xobni, in July, and the former Yahoo staffer was put in charge of the redesign. But it's suffered from periodic outages since ...

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  8. Richi: Yahoo! Mail login problems: HOWTO abuse users for fun and profitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2013 | ComputerWorld

    ... the well-regarded techie who is now in charge of Yahoo['s] communications products after [it] bought his startup Xobni, took to the stage. ... Bonforte explained how things were going with the new Yahoo Mail product, which was enduring loud protests ...

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  9. Kick the Can -- Yahoo Mail Is a Consumer Disaster, But Company's Response Is Even WorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2013 | All Things Digital

    On Friday, November 8, Jeff Bonforte , the well-regarded techie who is now in charge of Yahoo Mail and all its communications products after the Silicon Internet giant bought his startup Xobni, took to the stage at its weekly FYI employee meeting.

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  10. After Raising $200M More, Airbnb Built A Replica Of The Dr. Strangelove War Room In Its OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2013 | TechCrunch

    ... course nothing is new, especially this sort of risible extravagance. TechCrunch's Alexia Tsotsis reported in 2010 that Xobni was spending to have a large mural (with a "Seuss-ian feel"!) painted in its office . Xobni raised $41.8 million before ...

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  11. After Raising $200M More, Airbnb Built A Replica Of The Dr. Strangelove War Room In Its OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2013 | TechCrunch

    ... course nothing is new, especially this sort of risible extravagance. TechCrunch's Alexia Tsotsis reported in 2010 that Xobni was spending to have a large mural (with a "Seuss-ian feel"!) painted in its office . Xobni raised $41.8 million before ...

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  12. Leaked memo from Yahoo HQ shows employees refuse to use Yahoo mailRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2013 | Daily Mail

    ... in just a few more days: smart auto-suggest, powered by a platform from the still-have-that-new-acquisition-smell Xobni team. We have been testing this feature with select users in and out of the company and the response has been fantastic: "Whoa!", ...

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  13. Yahoo sends rambling memo demanding employees start using its webmailRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2013 | Ars Technica

    ... "smart conversation threading," and "powerful keyboard shortcuts." The service also has the integration of the Xobni platform. Roumillat and Bonforte acknowledge that corporate mail is still not yet supported in the Android and iPhone Yahoo Mail ...

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  14. Provide Commerce Acquires Sincerely to Make its E-Commerce Brands Mobile-FriendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

    ... products and gifts. This exit marks the second in a year for Sincerely's co-founders. A company they formed earlier, Xobni, sold to Yahoo in July for more than $40 million. Sincerely raised $5.5 million in total venture capital prior to its deal ...

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  15. Provide Commerce buys Sincerely, mobile gifting app, serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2013 | GigaOM

    ... as ProFlowers, RedEnvelope, Personal Creations, Shari's Berries, Gifts.com and others. Brezina (also the co-founder of Xobni) launched the company with backing from the likes of Spark Capital and First Round Capital and its first product ( Postagram ...

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  16. Y Combinator grads' valuation up $2B since JuneRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2013 | Business Journal

    ... and $3 billion last month. TechCrunch points to some YC alumni exits as likely contributors, too. These include Xobni being acquired by Yahoo, Cue getting bought by Apple and Lanyrd being scooped up by Eventbrite. Click here to subscribe to ...

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  17. 5 software developers who are leading the hardware revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2013 | VentureBeat

    ... success to CEO Greg Duffy. Before founding Dropcam, Duffy was lead software engineer at companies like NCF Tech and Xobni. He also spent parts of his early carrier as a software engineer intern at both Microsoft and IBM. But despite his heavy ...

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  18. Yahoo Acquires LookFlow to Improve Flickr DiscoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2013 | Mashable

    ... organization in San Francisco." Under CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo has acquired more than 20 companies including Stamped, Xobni and Qwiki to boost its mobile efforts. Most of these acquisitions have been in the low million-dollar range, though some like ...

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  19. Yahoo Reports Third Quarter 2013 ResultsRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2013 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... acquisitions to strengthen its products, content offerings, core technology and talent, including Bignoggins, Qwiki, Xobni, Admovate, Ztelic, Lexity, Rockmelt and IQ Engines. Yahoo continued to invest in people, recruiting exceptional talent from ...

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  20. Yahoo Spent $163 Million In Cash On Acquisitions In Q3, Down 84% From Its Tumblr'd Q2Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2013 | TechCrunch

    ... in San Francisco. Learn More In the third quarter , Yahoo purchased eight companies, including Lexity, Rockmelt, and Xobni. According to its earnings release , the net cash impact on those purchases totalled $163 million. Does that mean that the ...

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