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Acquired byAOL
Date3/2011

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New York, USA
22 West 21st Street
8th Floor
New York, NY, 10010
USA

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eTelecare, 12/2008

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Outside.in

New York-based Outside.in is an aggregator aimed at creating a place for neighborhoods to share and explore different information. They attempt to do for blogging “what Google local search has done for the web.” Outside.in makes local blogs the focal point of information access, rather than forums or reviews.Primary funding for Outside.in comes from a series of angels as well as a few VC firms. Those firms include Union Square Ventures, Milestone Venture Partners, and Village Ventures.

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Outside.in

Websiteoutside.in
Blogblog.outside.in
Launch DateAugust 2, 2007
Tags aggregator, local, hyperlocal, news, media

Outside.in provides users with a number of uses to bring communities together. Compiling information from local blogs as the main source of data, information ranging from PTA meetings, Crime Watches, and other local news can be easily accessed.Recent features to Outside.in also include an iphone-compatible widget as well as a maps feature.Sites with similar neighborhood networking are Yelp, InsiderPages, and Smalltown. Rather than focusing on forums and reviews, Outside.in draws information from any number of local blogs to provide diverse and expansive information pertaining to a particular area.

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Above: Outside.in Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 2/5/08

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Sources

  1. Confirmed: AOL's Patch Buys Hyperlocal News Site Outside.In (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Ayala Corporation and Providence Equity Partners Complete Tender Offer for Shares of eTelecare Global Solutions, Inc. (etelecare.com) [edit]
  3. villageventures.com [edit]
  4. villageventures.com [edit]
  5. Local Content Aggregator Outside.in Gets $3 Million Third Round (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  6. Hyper-Local News Service Outside.In Grows (bits.blogs.nytimes.com) [edit]
  7. Dealipedia (dealipedia.com) [edit]
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