LivingSocial Teams up with SeatGeek

Groupon Set to Release Third Quarter Financial Results Today

Groupon Updates Deal Builder

Will Smith makes Investment into Fancy

will smith invests in fancyFancy just raised a $27 million round, and it includes some notable investors.  According to Bloomberg, investors included AMEX billionaire Len Blavatnik and actor Will Smith.  

Fancy, a site similar to Pinterest but geared more for e-commerce has raised more then $80 million in funding and has revenues of $3 million per month.  There were rumors of Apple acquiring Fancy last year, but the deal fell through. 

Previous investors include Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter and Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes.  

 

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