Graphic.ly Acquires iFanboy to Bring Community to the Digital Comics Platform

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ACQUISITION 
FDN Database Reference:  F231109-331
 
Acquirer:  Graphic.ly
ACQ Web:  http://www.graphic.ly
Other Web Links: Twitter
Location:  USA, Boulder, CO
Region:  North America
Description:  Digital content delivery system and community platform for the publishing world. Graphic.ly’s first product focuses on comic publishers, creators and enthusiasts, and provides an immersive social experience and marketplace around digital comics and associated merchandise. The company is looking to expand its community and content platform and become the de facto solution for print media.
Category:  Consumer website
Contact 1:  Kevin Mann Twitter
Contact 2:  Micah Baldwin, CEO and co-founder Twitter 
 
Vendor:  iFanboy
Vendor Web:  http://www.ifanboy.com
Business Sold: 
Other Web Links: Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Comic Space, Virb 
Region:  North America
Description:  iFanboy is a community website for comic book and graphic novel enthusiasts. It began ten years ago as a site for fans to share information and knowledge on comic books.
Category: Consumer Website
Contact 1:  Ron Richards, general manager, co-founder
Contact 2:  Josh Flanagan, co-founder
Contact 3:  Conor Kilpatrick, co-founder
 
Aprox. Value:  Undisclosed
 
Details:  Graphic.ly, the  community and digital content delivery platform for comics and other forms of publishing, has acquired iFanboy, the communities, news and audio & video sites for the comics and graphic novel enthusiast. With the acquisition, iFanboy becomes a division of Graphic.ly, and will be integrated into the Graphic.ly Web site, as well as into the various platforms and applications Graphic.ly runs on, such as Windows 7, Adobe Air and the iPhone.

Link: Press Release

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