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Closed Date10/2009
Closed URLtechcrunch.com/20...
Acquired byYahoo!
Price$2.87B
Date1/1999
TermsCash

General Information

Websitegeocities.yahoo.com
CategoryNetwork/Hosting
Employees
Founded1996
DescriptionYahoo! Personal Web Hosting

Offices

People

Founder
Director

Funding

VENTURE FUNDING
Series A, 1995
CMGI @Ventures
$2M
Series B, 1996
Flatiron Partners
$8M
Series C, 1997
Flatiron Partners
CMGI @Ventures
$5M
Series D, 1/1998
Yahoo!
SoftBank Capital
$25M

Tags

GeoCities Closed down on October 26, 2009

GeoCities

Yahoo! GeoCities was a free web hosting provider that launched in 1996. GeoCities offered a free website and all the tools required to build a hosted, dynamic personal site, and it was one of the most popular websites on the Internet.

Yahoo! officially shut down GeoCities on October 26, 2009.

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Screenshots

GeoCities screenshot
Above: Yahoo! Geocities
Uploaded: 4/23/09
GeoCities screenshot
Above: Geocities Closign
Uploaded: 4/23/09

Sources

  1. Yahoo completes GeoCities acquisition (news.cnet.com) [edit]
  2. GeoCities (avc.com) [edit]
  3. GeoCities (avc.com) [edit]
  4. avc.com [edit]
  5. avc.com [edit]
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