It seems like the cool thing for all my friends to do these days is to announce that they're now working for Yahoo! I think you know where this is heading: I'm enormously proud and happy to announce that Yahoo! has acquired Upcoming.org.
I have to admit that this seemed a bit unlikely to me when this possibility first came up, after all, we were just getting started. But after our initial talks, it was obvious that Yahoo! had the same passion we did, and most importantly, that they both got, and shared our vision. Moving forward, we now have the freedom, resources, and support to pursue the event space on a whole different level, working with some of the brightest and most motivated people in the world. I'm not sure you can beat that combination.
Suffice to say, the past few weeks have been a whirlwind: amazingly exciting, and more than a bit stressful--a far cry from what I had envisioned when we quit our 9-5s to strike out on our own.
Part of the Yahoo! spiel is that they see themselves as having one of the world's best kitchens for chefs to come in and do their thing. All I have to say is, there are mouths to feed. Let's get cooking.
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