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Investment Thesis: Why investing in POW.TO (Power Corporation of Canada) now is an investment in a future high market cap Wealthsimple IPO

2020.08.27 00:38 soggybread Investment Thesis: Why investing in POW.TO (Power Corporation of Canada) now is an investment in a future high market cap Wealthsimple IPO

I have seen some posts here wondering about the wisdom of investing in Wealthsimple's parent company, Power Corporation of Canada (POW.TO). I decided to look more into this, decided to post my investment thesis and research on why I, long-term, I have a very bullish view on Wealthsimple (and by extension POW.TO), and why I think this is equal to being an early stage investor in a Wealthsimple IPO.

Overview

Current Products

Investment Rounds

WS has had many successful rounds of funding and a vote of confidence from both its parent POW.TO and other multinationals investing in fintech.

Growth

WS has been extremely aggressive in targeting growth areas. Wealthsimple’s CEO Mike Katchen has said he wants to position the company as a “full-stack” financial services company. Here are some of their current expansion areas:

People

WS is run by young guys who have big ambitions and plans for the company. Sometimes there are CEOs with the intangibles that can really drive a company's growth, and from what I can glean, I think the company has a lot of potential here in terms of vision by its leaders. You can read more about the founders here
Quote sfrom CEO: Michael Katchen
On being laughed out of the boardroom when he proposed his idea for Wealthsimple:
Within the last month, Wealthsimple has also opened an office in London. Katchen said a push into the European market is “possible” as its “ambitions are global,” but right now the Canadian and U.S. markets are “a lot to chew.” It is a far cry from the company’s early days: Katchen said he was “laughed out of the boardroom” for laying out a global vision for Wealthsimple at a time when they had just $1.9-million in funding and 20 users***.***“It’s a very personal mission of mine since I moved back from California, to inspire more Canadian companies to think big and to think internationally about the businesses that they’re building,” he said. (reference)
On Wealthsimple's growth in the next 10-15 years:
Wealthsimple has more than $5 billion in assets under management and 175,000 customers in Canada, the U.S. and U.K. He sees that reaching $1 trillion 15 years. “We’re just getting started,” he said. “Our plans are to get to millions of clients in the next five years.” (reference)

Brand Value and Design

Out of all the financial services company in Canada, WS probably has the most cohesive and smart design concept across its platforms and products. I see the value in Wealthsimple in not just the assets they have under management, but also the value of the brand itself. I mean, what kind of financial services company makes a blog post about their branding colour scheme and font choices? Also see: Wealthsimple’s advertisement earlier this year capturing 4 million views on Youtube.
There also seems to be very strong brand awareness and brand loyalty amongst its users. I think a lot of users find WS refreshing as a financial services company because they cut through the "bullshit" and legalese, and try to simply things for the consumer. They also have their own in house team of designers and creative directors to do branding, design, and advertising, and this kind of vertical integration is generally unheard of in the financial services industry (reference).

Potential IPO?

Interestingly, the CEO’s ultimate goal is to take the company public. Therefore, I see an investment in POW.TO as being an early stage pre-IPO investor in WS (reference).
The goal is to get Wealthsimple to the size and scale to go public, something that Katchen said he’s “obsessed with.” While admitting that an IPO was still a few years down the road, Katchen already has a target of $20 billion in assets under administration (AUA) as the tipping point (the company recently announced $4.3 billion in AUA as of Q1 2019) (reference)

Future Potential

Ultimately, my sense is that a spun-out Wealthsimple IPO eventually be worth a lot, perhaps even more than POW.TO at some point. Obviously the company is losing money right now, and no where even close to an IPO, and there are still many chances that this company could flop. The best analogy that I can think of is when Yahoo bought an early stake in Alibaba (BABA) back in the early 2000s, and there came a point where their stake in BABA was worth more than Yahoo’s core business. I think an investment in POW.TO now is an early investment in WS before it goes public. (reference)

Risks

The X Factor

What I find particularly compelling about WS is they have aggressively positioned themselves to be a disruptor in the Canadian financial services industry. This is an area that has traditionally been thought to be a firewall for the Big Five Banks. There is also a generational gap in investing approaches, knowledge, and strategy, and I think WS has positioned itself nicely with first-time investors. My sense is that COVID-19 has also captured a huge amount of young adults with its trading app in the last few months, who will continue to use Wealthsimple products in the future. The average age of its user is around 34. As younger individuals are more comfortable with moving away traditional banking products, I think Wealthsimple’s product offering offers significant advantages over its competitors.

Power Corp is a Good Home

Currently POW.TO is trading at $26.30, down from its 52-week high of $35.15. I see an investment in POW.TO now as fairly low risk, and while WS grows, and there is also the added benefit of a high dividend stock. One of the most confusing things I found about Power Corp was its confusing corporate structure where there were two stocks, Power Financial Corp, and Power Corp of Canada. Fortunately, in Dec 2019, they simplified and consolidated the stocks, which also simplifies the holding structure of WS. I currently see POW.TO has a good stock to hold as well if you're a dividend holder, with a dividend of 6.86%.
Also, POW.TO is patient enough to bide its time and let its investment in WS grow, unlike a VC that might want to sell it quick. For example, the reason why WS went with POW.TO instead of the traditional VC route is explained here:
Katchen has directly addressed the question of why he did not go the traditional VC route recently, saying: If you are a business that requires perhaps decades to achieve the vision you have, well, if you’re not going to be able to generate the kind of returns that venture needs is they will force you to sell yourself, they will force you to go public before you’re ready, or they will just forget about you because you’re going to be a write off. And so Katchen essentially flipped Wealthsimple to Power Financial. Power is well known as a conservative, patient, long-term investor. (https://opmwars.substack.com/p/the-wealthsimple-founders-before)
My belief is there is a huge unrecognized potential in POW.TO's massive ownership stake in WS that will be realized maybe 5-10 years down the road. I didn't really dive into the financials of POW.TO in relation to WS's performance, because the earnings reports do no actually say much about WS. I'm aware of the main criticisms that POW.TO is a mature company and dividend stock that has been trading sideways for many years, and the fact that WS is currently not a profitable company. I am not a professional investor, and this is just my amateur research, so I certainly welcome any comments/criticism of this thesis that people on this subreddit might have! (Please be gentle on me!).

Other Readings

- https://betakit.com/wealthsimple-raises-100-million-from-allianz-x-to-build-a-full-stack-financial-service/
- https://betakit.com/power-financial-claims-89-percent-stake-in-wealthsimple-following-new-30-million-investment/
- https://www.powercorporation.com/media/uploads/reports/quartepcc-2020-q2-eng_3KVPXLd.pdf

Edit: Thanks to all for the thoughtful comments about POW's size and other holdings relative to WS, and that WS is basically a tiny, tiny portion of POW.TO. Again, I am just an amateur investor, appreciate we can discuss these points on this forum! And fair point is taken that WS's margins are also razor thin right now. I guess I am buying more into the CEO's vision of growth (see this video about his confidence about getting to $1 trillion AUM (!) in the next 8 years), rather than the current financial status or size of the company. Call me delusional if you will :P.
In any case, glad that I was able to flush out these thoughts with the CanadianInvestor community! I do wonder if WS's expansion into a broad-based financial services company (into mortgages, credit lines, and life insurance) might increase their profitability and size over time. https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/wealthsimple-targets-canada-s-richest-with-grayhawk-partnership-1.1301993
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2020.04.15 16:44 EvilPhd666 Greylock Partners is a Venture Capitalist fund who is Biden's #1 briber and Ro Khanna's #7 briber. They have major investments in the healthcare sector.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greylock_Partners
Greylock Partners is one of the oldest venture capital firms, founded in 1965, with committed capital of over $3.5 billion under management. The firm focuses on early-stage companies in the consumer, enterprise software and infrastructure as well as semiconductor sectors.
Greylock was founded in 1965 in Cambridge, Massachusetts by Bill Elfers and Dan Gregory, joined shortly thereafter by Charlie Waite. Elfers and Waite had both worked at American Research and Development Corporation. The original capital of $10 million was committed by a group of six families. The company opened a second fund in 1973. The company opened its first office in Silicon Valley in 1999.
Greylock closed its 12th fund in 2005 with $500 million. In 2009, Greylock relocated its headquarters from the original Boston location to Silicon Valley.Also in 2009, Greylock opened its 13th fund with $575 million. In 2011, the 13th fund was increased to $1 billion. The company organized a 14th fund in 2013 with $1 billion.
In 2014, Greylock launched Communities, a series of networking events centered on areas like design, big data, infrastructure engineering, user growth, data science, and network security. The communities are composed of product managers, engineers, and technologists from Silicon Valley's largest and fastest growing companies who meet once a quarter. Their branch in Israel formerly known as Greylock IL was rebranded as 83north in January 2015.
Greylock Partners focuses on the following areas of investment:
Open Secrets Joe Biden
As of 4-15-20 Greylock Partners $1,508,208 to Joe Biden
Open Secrets Greylock Partners totals for 2020 cycle
Ro Khanna 2020 Open Secrets
John Podesta Wikileaks Ro Khanna to be used to secure Silicon Valley money for the Democrats.
https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/40072
Ro who is 38, has received the support of over 600 technology and financial leaders, more than six times what President Obama received in 2012. This includes both Democrats and Republicans such as Eric Schmidt, John Doerr, Paul Otellini, Sheryl Sandberg, Marissa Mayer, Ron Conway, Vinod Khosla, Sean Parker, Marc Andreessen, Peter Thiel, Marc Benioff, Steve Luczo, George Roberts, Marc Lasry, and Andy Spahn. Ro has raised nearly $5 million in two years without any help from party committees or elected members/officials. In this cycle, Ro’s tech and South Asian donors can be a source of at least $50 million for the Democratic Party in national races. Over 70% of Ro’s donors were first time donors, and many will be inspired to give big once Ro wins
Ro Khanna has been a loyal supporter of Hillary Clinton unlike Mike Honda.
Speak to Leader Pelosi (she is very fond of Ro)
Honda is likely to vote against the TPP despite the White House's wishes. Ro has come out for it.
https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/17741
article makes the point that Rand Paul looked at Ro's tech/ south Asian donors and has been systematically going after them. Kevin McCarthy has also. These tech donors don't feel like they have a home in either party and we risk losing them
I know you get this and care about the future funding base for our party
They rightly see the tech demographic as ready to get a lot more politically engaged—and not necessarily on just one side. Khanna lost, but he’s trying again in 2016, and there is no shortage of wealthy, left-libertarian techies who could become a lot more influential should they find the right candidate.
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2020.04.12 06:41 Mcheetah2 The corrupt mainstream media is literally in bed with left-wing politicians.

Source: PoisonedBlade
CNN President Virginia Moseley is married to former Hillary Clinton’s Deputy Secretary Tom Nides.
CBS President David Rhodes is the brother of Ben Rhodes, Obama’s Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and a speech writer for Obama.
NBC’s former President and CEO Jeff Zucker is now President of CNN worldwide. His wife Caryn Nathanson was a Supervisor for NBC and worked on Saturday Night Live.
NBC News Political Analyst, David Axelrod was Obama's Chief Campaign Advisor and Senior Advisor directly to Obama himself.
ABC News executive producer Ian Cameron is married to Susan Rice, Obama’s National Security Advisor, who is now on the Netflix Board of Directors. The Obamas just won an Oscar for their Netflix show and the winners quoted the Communist Manifesto.
NBC CEO Stephen Burke is a Board Member of Warren Buffet’s Company Berkshire Hathaway. Buffet raised $920 million for Obama’s campaign.
NBC’s moderator for Meet the Press, David Gregory, is married to Beth Wilkinson, a lawyer defending Hillary in her email scandal.
ABC News correspondent Claire Shipman is married to former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, who now works for CNN as a commentator.
ABC News and Univision reporter Matthew Jaffe is married to Katie Hogan, Obama’s Deputy Press Secretary.
ABC News chief political correspondent and anchor George Stephanopoulos was the White House Communications Director then Senior Advisor for Policy and Strategy for Bill Clinton, and was caught secretly donating $75,000 to the Clinton foundation.
ABC President Ben Sherwood is the brother of Obama’s Special Adviser Elizabeth Sherwood.
NBC’s Chelsea Clinton was making $600,000.00 a year + benefits as a starting reporter.
Univision’s Emmy Award Winning Anchor Jorge Ramos’s daughter is working on Hillary Clinton’s Presidential campaign.
Donna Brazile, Interim Head of the Democrat Party also writes for NBC and CNN. She was fired as head of the DNC for giving Hillary the debate questions before the Presidential Debate.
Yahoo is partnered with ABC News. The CEO of yahoo, Marissa Mayer is also an Obama campaign donor who has donated over $300,000.00 to Obama’s campaigns and has even hosted Obama fundraisers in her own home.
CNN writer Imran Awan, was a staffer for former DNC Chair Debbie “Ramen Hair” Wasserman Shultz, and he was arrested for trying to flee the country while under house arrest.
CNN’s Symone Sanders was the spokesperson for Presidential Campaigns for Bernie Sanders 2016 and Joe Biden in 2020.
Famous Pedophile and Failed Clinton Campaign Manager John Podesta writes for the Washington Post, which uses The Washington Post as a source in its own articles.
NPR is funded by the Podesta Group. The CEO is Tony Podesta, brother of John Podesta.
John Podesta was also the President and CEO of the Liberal Center for American Progress, Bill Clinton’s Chief of Staff, and was co-chair of Obama’s Transition team.
CNN’s Chris “Fredo” Cuomo is the brother of Democrat Governor Andrew Cuomo and son of Democrat Governor Mario Cuomo. Chris Cuomo previously worked for ABC.
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2020.02.26 15:52 stinger03usa Who to blame for great workplace The Walmart board of directors.

Gregory B. Penner
Chairman of the Walmart Inc. Board of Directors and General Partner of Madrone Capital Partners
Cesar Conde
Chairman of NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
Timothy P. Flynn
Retired Chairman and CEO of KPMG International
Sarah Friar
CEO of Nextdoor
Carla A. Harris
Vice Chairman of Wealth Management, Head of Multicultural Client Strategy, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley
Tom Horton
Senior Advisor at Warburg Pincus, LLC, and Retired Chairman and CEO of American Airlines
Marissa A. Mayer
Co-founder of Lumi Labs, Inc., and Former President and CEO of Yahoo!, Inc.
Doug McMillon
President and CEO, Walmart Inc.
Steven S Reinemund
Managing Partner - Highline Group and Retired Dean of Business at Wake Forest University and Retired Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, Inc.
S. Robson ‘Rob’ Walton
Retired Chairman of the Board of Directors of Walmart Inc.
Steuart Walton
Founder, RZC Investments, LLC
Great job guys 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍
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2019.09.26 08:59 Minted_Recruiting Customer Service Role at Minted, the Design Marketplace

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THE ROLE Join the Minted team for the holidays!! We’re looking for energetic and passionate Customer Service Reps (CSRs) with strong customer service skills and a willingness to learn. We’re open 7 days a week in Oakland—our office is located above the 12th street BART stop.
YOU WILL: • Provide exception customer support via phone and email • Document all interactions via our CRM (salesforce) • Identify and escalate any issues that require immediate attention • Help identify where we can improve the customer experience
YOU ARE: • Action and detail-oriented when it comes to resolving customer concerns • An exceptional multi-tasker, and excel in a fast-paced environment • A quick learner and open to direction • Excited to be apart of a fun, friendly, and diverse organization • Reliable and able to commit to a variable work schedule based on business need, which could include nights and weekends
YOU HAVE: • 1+ years of customer service experience (preferably at a premium/luxury brand) or related experience • Great communication skills, since you’ll be writing and talking to customers • Feel comfortable using search engines, navigating the Minted website, and other computer skills • Some experience using a CRM, like Salesforce, a plus
PERKS: • Team-building activities • Complimentary snacks and drinks • Growth opportunities • A fun, friendly, and diverse team culture
ABOUT MINTED Minted is a design platform whose mission it is to bring the best in independent design to consumers everywhere. The company's art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 40 million homes worldwide. Using technology to bring unique, best-selling design to market at scale. By using our crowdsourcing technology, consumers are empowered to vote for the designs they love and want to see sold, ensuring that Minted always sells continuously fresh and trend-forward product. The winning designs are manufactured by Minted, enabling artists from around the world to share and sell their work while letting Minted do the rest. Since launch in 2007, the company has expanded to serve consumers in new categories including wall art, textiles, digital content , and home decor, as well as serve major retailers and consumer products brands with data-backed design through licensing and wholesale partnerships. We’re headquartered in San Francisco, CA and currently employs 350+ full-time employees plus additional temporary workers during the holiday season. The company has raised over $300M from top-tier investors including Benchmark Capital, T. Rowe Price, Permira, Ridge Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners. Angel investors include Marissa Mayer, Jeremy Stoppelman, Julia & Kevin Hartz, Yishan Wong, and more.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will be considered for employment in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations. Minted participates in the E-verify program
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2019.08.13 15:41 acerod1 What Tumblr’s 2013 Billion-Dollar Valuation Tells Us About How We Value Startups Today: Term Sheet

A ghost of unicorns past ominously re-surfaced yesterday evening.
Verizon agreed to sell its blogging website Tumblr to Automattic, the owner of WordPress.com, for less than $3 million, according to Axios. It’s crazy to think that Yahoo paid $1.1 billion in 2013 to acquire the social media network. When it announced the acquisition, then-Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said, “As we promised this morning, we are not going to screw this up.”
By early 2016, Yahoo had written down Tumblr’s value by $230 million, and by 2017, all of Yahoo was sold to Verizon for just $4.48 billion.
How fitting that I wrote about skyrocketing valuations yesterday. I’m not saying every company will be worth way less than it is today, but it’s pretty interesting to see how history has played out.
One Term Sheet reader replied with the following question: “Do you know how many of these ‘unicorns’ would be valued at $1bn+ using a valuation approach (ie discounted cash flow (DCF), price to earnings ratio (P/E), or confirmed sale value etc) other than ‘last equity raise?’”
The short answer is: It’s hard. Share ownership in a private company is difficult to value due to the absence of a public market for the shares. Most early-stage tech startups are not cash generative or EBITDA positive. When Facebook, for example, bought Instagram for $1 billion, the company had 30 million users but zero revenue.
Similarly, when Yahoo bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion, the company had not generated significant revenue. The move was a bet that Tumblr’s large community of users would be a source of potential profits.
When Wall Street analysts asked Yahoo’s CFO Ken Goldman how the company arrived at its billion-dollar-plus purchase price for Tumblr, Goldman said: “We looked at forward EBITDAs multiples out a few years. We looked at an edifying value in terms of monthly active users and unique users.”
In non-cliché speak, he meant that Yahoo looked at the size of Tumblr’s audience (which was more than 100 million people) and then looked at how fast the service was growing and then they estimated what kind of advertising revenue Tumblr could generate in the future if it really got serious about selling ads. And then they made a somewhat educated guess.
But because it was ultimately a guess, that billion-dollar valuation has not held up six years later. The Tumblr acquisition is a healthy reminder that even though 2019 has been a “historic year for unicorns,” we shouldn’t get too excited. A lot can change in a few years’ time.
NEW FUND: Brian Jacobs, the co-founder of venture capital firm Emergence Capital, has launched a new venture firm. He has invested his personal capital to launch Moai Capital, a $10 million seed capital fund focused on consumer, IoT, cloud and impact investing. Within the realm of impact investing, Moai Capital will have a particular focus on autism employment.

Jacobs will continue to be a general partner at Emergence, meaning he will manage his past investments and sit on the boards of several portfolio companies, but he will focus his investment activity on Moai Capital. He is not a general partner in Emergence’s fifth fund.

NEW COMPANY: Aaron Rasmussen, the co-founder of MasterClass, has formed a new company called Outlier.org. Outlier will create online classes, available for $400 each. Students will earn transferable U.S. college credit by taking these courses. The idea is that U.S. students can take the first two years of college for a fraction of what it costs today.

“Today, access to the highest quality education is gated by geography, socioeconomic status, and unnecessary scarcity,” Rasmussen said.

I’ve written before about how America’s student loan debt problem is nearing a full-blown crisis. Outstanding student debt hit $1.5 trillion for the first time ever in 2018, and it doesn’t seem to be getting better. In fact, it appears that the trend is only accelerating when you consider that student debt accounted for $600 billion 10 years ago.

We’re seeing more and more online learning startups pop up to address the thorny problem of more affordable access to higher education. Lambda School, which uses income share agreements to allow students to attend school for free and pay back a percentage of their income after graduation, has raised approximately $48 million in venture funding.

Needless to say, I’m watching this space closely and thinking more about the looming student debt crisis that has the potential to do irreparable damage if left unaddressed.
* More Details Here
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2018.12.10 17:04 jingyan4 Khosla Venture Capital partner Ben Ling launches Bling Capital with a $60M seed-stage fund; backers include Marissa Mayer, Max Levchin, and Adam D’Angelo; Ling served in senior operating roles at Google, YouTube and Facebook.

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2017.12.06 21:15 autotldr Verizon to pay 1 Billion Dollars as Mozilla drops Yahoo.

This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 73%. (I'm a bot)
Under terms of a contract that has been seen by Recode, whoever acquires Yahoo might have to pay Mozilla annual payments of $375 million through 2019 if it does not think the buyer is one it wants to work with and walks away.
That's according to a clause in the Silicon Valley giant's official agreement with the browser maker that CEO Marissa Mayer struck in late 2014 to become the default search engine on the well-known Firefox browser in the U.S. Mozilla switched to Yahoo from Google after Mayer offered a much more lucrative deal that included what potential buyers of Yahoo say is an unprecedented term to protect Mozilla in a change-of-control scenario.
So why did Mayer pay up so much more and give Mozilla such attractive rights, even though Yahoo's ability to monetize that search traffic was so much weaker than Google's?
After Yahoo basically abandoned its search efforts under former CEO Carol Bartz, when it became clear that Yahoo had lost too much market share to Google and also Microsoft, Mayer felt an aggressive - and very expensive - effort was needed to get it back.
Sources said Mayer thought she could make the Mozilla deal work better and had dreams of rolling out Yahoo search on Mozilla outside the U.S. That has not happened yet.
That's why, quite rightly, Mozilla would now want a partner committed to search, which pretty much all the possible buyers of Yahoo do not seem to be at all, or at least not on the scale envisioned by Mayer.
Summary Source FAQ Feedback Top keywords: Yahoo#1 Mozilla#2 search#3 deal#4 Mayer#5
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2016.11.30 11:02 911bodysnatchers322 DuckDuckGo is now Lycos. Dead-to-rights.

3 4 side-side comparisons -- see for yourself. It's not possible that they aren't the same engine, or at least 95% the same.
THIS is why I say DDG was bought by Yahoo! and that they are being disingenuous about "Partnering with Yahoo!". No, they sold out. They sold out and became Lycos. Lycos is so bad that the original developers MUST have sold the company otherwise they'd jump off a roof than to set their baby adrift at sea ...
(which is what it means to give it to wholly incompetente CEO Marissa Mayer, who was giving yahoo mail an aesthetic facelift, while her dev-ops were begging her to upgrade security--which she ignored at her chagrin. Of course Yahoo got massively hacked just 3 months ago, because she did not listen to her experts and instead focused on her selfish concerns and poor judgment)
Yahoo is a sinking ship, slowly over the last decade but faster now. I actually does need to finally die.
Google probably gave Yahoo money to buy DDG out, turn it into Lycos so DDG would be come a noncompetitor and Google could continue to be the only useful tool and naturally corral everyone to it's brand. This would be a backend deal and it's a conspiracy theory. I do believe I'm posting this idea in the right sector of reddit. At any rate, Mayer might have thought she was getting a life vest but instead google handed her a block of heavy gold and away they go, down into davy jones' locker.
That's ok though. Google's launching it's 333rd service Google underwater, where they send amazon-cloudcasting submodrones to recover lost treasure which they livestream as a reality show on CNN.
This is satire btw. I know some of you are new.
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2016.07.24 14:31 ShaunaDorothy Verizon close to acquiring Yahoo (RT)

America’s telecommunications company Verizon is in "one-on-one" talks with Yahoo after beating rival bidders for crippled internet giant, Bloomberg reported citing sources.
According to the sources, the companies may be ready to announce a deal in the coming days. However, it hasn’t been finalized and may still fall apart.
If it goes ahead, Verizon could probably merge Yahoo’s internet business with its own web search engine AOL.
Among the bidders interested in the company’s core business were Japanese online retailer Rakuten, Yellow Pages owner YP (backed by AT&T), Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert, Vector Capital Management, private equity suitor TPG, and others.
Analysts expect the final bid in the range of $3.5 billion to $6 billion, to include Yahoo’s land and patents.
This week Yahoo reported its quarterly earnings, again missing Wall Street estimates. Revenue (minus commissions paid to partners for web traffic) fell 19 percent in the second quarter to $1.31 billion. It is the sixth decline in the past seven periods.
In what could be the company’s last quarterly release, CEO Marissa Mayer said on Monday its board had made “great progress on strategic alternatives.”
“With the lowest cost structure and headcount in a decade, we continue to make solid progress against our 2016 plan,” said Mayer. “In addition to our efforts to improve the operating business, our board has made great progress on strategic alternatives. We are relentlessly focused on delivering shareholder value.”
Yahoo also acknowledged that Tumblr, which was the company’s biggest acquisition under Mayer, was now worth only one-third of the $1.1 billion Yahoo paid for it in 2013.
Yahoo has been struggling in the face of stiff competition, formally launched the process of auctioning off its search and advertising business in February. It also said it would fire 15 percent of the workforce.
https://www.rt.com/business/352706-verizon-yahoo-acquisition-talks/
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2016.07.22 12:10 autotldr This NYU professor and hedge fund founder calls Tumblr a 'porn site' that was the worst acquisition of the decade

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In the wake of Yahoo writing down another $482 million from Tumblr on Monday, New York University marketing professor Scott Galloway had some harsh words for CEO Marissa Mayer and her decision to buy the social-media site for $1.1 billion.
"Tumblr will likely go down as the worst acquisition in tech of this decade and summarize Mayer's tenure as CEO," Galloway told Business Insider.
Yahoo overpaid from the start: Tumblr was reported to have lost $25 million on $13 million of revenue when Yahoo bought it for $1.1 billion in 2013.
On top of that, neither Tumblr nor Yahoo has figured out a way to get Tumblr users to allow more ads on their blogs, Galloway argues.
Too much adult-site traffic: A quarter of Tumblr's inbound traffic was estimated to come from adult sites at the time of the acquisition.
Galloway, a marketing professor at NYU's Stern School of Business, is accustomed to being outspoken as the founder of the activist hedge fund Firebrand Partners.
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2016.05.20 10:05 cruyff8 Verizon and others are expected to bid $2B to $3B for Yahoo's core business, less than $4B to $8B figure reported earlier

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and others are expected to bid around $2 billion to $3 billion in the auction for Yahoo Inc.’s core business, less than what the troubled Internet pioneer was expected to fetch, according to people familiar with the matter.Bidders have lowered their expected prices following weeks of sale presentations by Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer at the company’s Sunnyvale, Calif., headquarters and its disclosure of data that detailed the company’s flagging prospects. Other bidders in contention include buyout firm TPG and an investor group that includes Bain Capital, Vista Equity Partners and former Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn, people familiar with the matter have said. Yahoo last month issued a reminder of the difficulties it faces when it said first-quarter revenue dropped 18% to $859.4 million, excluding commissions paid to search partners.Revenue from “mavens”—a financial metric the company introduced last year to track mobile, video, native and social ads—rose 6.8% from the prior year to $390 million. The biggest travesty of all time was when Yahoo paid $5B for broadcast.com and we have to listen to Mark Cuban on tv and during NBA games like he is some kind of [email protected] CAMILO ARANGO Valeant will not bankrupt: this is a sort of "too big to fail". @ CAMILO ARANGO Valeant will go bankrupt as their debt load of ~$32 billion cannot be serviced under their new business model of near normal drug prices.Barbara Walters will probably name Marissa one of the most fascinating people on the planet, but in reality she was a sheer disaster who will set back all women in the workplace.Is Part of Europe For World’s Newest Scrabble Stars, SHORT Tops SHORTER Golfer Mickelson Sued, Two Others Charged in Insider-Trading Case Final Days: Aquino's Legacy Subscribe Now Sign In WSJ Membership Customer Service Tools & Features Ads More Copyright 2014 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
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2016.05.17 10:00 cruyff8 Top ex-Yahoos support Warren Buffett-financed bid led by Quicken Loans CEO Dan Gilbert

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At least that is the case in the sale of Yahoo, which is now in its second phase of bids from prospective buyers that include strategics like Verizon, as well as private equity firms like TPG, Sycamore Partners and the pairing of Vista Equity Partners and Bain Capital.Now, according to sources close to the situation, former Yahoos Dan Rosensweig and Tim Cadogan have been advising a group led by Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert. The Reuters report did not provide a lot of detail as to the thinking behind the Gilbert bid, so let me chime in: Both Rosensweig and Cadogan were present in the day-long meeting on Friday for the Gilbert group, one that was much like all second-round bidders have been having with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and other top execs.How much the pair can afford to spend on Yahoo is unknown, but many sources expect the core to sell for about $4 billion, after backing out $1.2 billion in patents and real estate.Interestingly, Gilbert and Buffett have had an encounter with Yahoo and Mayer before, even if was tense and resulted in legal action related to a contest called the(And there is another ex-Yahoo twist here: Former president Sue Decker is on the board of Berkshire Hathaway, and it's no leap to guess that Buffett and Gilbert are also likely to hit her up for advice on the bid.After selling my startup, Shopkick, to SK Planet in 2014, and handing over my CEO role a year later, I packed up my 1- and 3-year-old sons and my wife Angel, and flew to Beijing, Shenzhen and Hong Kong for three weeks, hoping to better understand... The decision to save Apple came in the summer of 1995 in the Santa Cruz mountains.
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2016.05.16 15:08 autotldr Top ex-Yahoos support Warren Buffett-financed bid led by Quicken Loans CEO Dan Gilbert

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At least that is the case in the sale of Yahoo, which is now in its second phase of bids from prospective buyers that include strategics like Verizon, as well as private equity firms like TPG, Sycamore Partners and the pairing of Vista Equity Partners and Bain Capital.
In the Bain/Vista bid, former senior Yahoo execs including Ross Levinsohn, Bill Wise and Ken Fuchs are involved in the process.
Now, according to sources close to the situation, former Yahoos Dan Rosensweig and Tim Cadogan have been advising a group led by Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert.
Both Rosensweig and Cadogan were present in the day-long meeting on Friday for the Gilbert group, one that was much like all second-round bidders have been having with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and other top execs.
Sources said neither is interested in taking a larger managerial role in the company, even if the Gilbert bid were to be successful, but were simply acting as advisers.
Interestingly, Gilbert and Buffett have had a recent encounter with Yahoo and Mayer before, even if was tense and resulted in legal action related to a contest called the "Billion-Dollar Bracket Challenge." The Buffett-backed effort was similar to one Yahoo had considered and then abandoned, offering $1 billion if someone picked all the winners of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.
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2016.05.15 10:06 cruyff8 Top ex-Yahoos are advising a Buffett-financed group in a bid for the company

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At least that is the case in the sale of Yahoo, which is now in its second phase of bids from prospective buyers that include strategics like Verizon, as well as private equity firms like TPG, Sycamore Partners and the pairing of Vista Equity Partners and Bain Capital.Now, according to sources close to the situation, former Yahoos Dan Rosensweig and Tim Cadogan have been advising a group led by Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert. The Reuters report did not provide a lot of detail as to the thinking behind the Gilbert bid, so let me chime in: Both Rosensweig and Cadogan were present in the day-long meeting on Friday for the Gilbert group, one that was much like all second-round bidders have been having with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and other top execs.While Buffett has shied away from tech investments, he is close to Gilbert, and it is also a good deal with downside protection.How much the pair can afford to spend on Yahoo is unknown, but many sources expect the core to sell for about $4 billion, after backing out $1.2 billion in patents and real estate.Interestingly, Gilbert and Buffett have had a recent encounter with Yahoo and Mayer before, even if was tense and resulted in legal action related to a contest called the(And there is another ex-Yahoo twist here too: Former president Sue Decker is on the board of Berkshire Hathaway, and it's no leap to guess that Buffett and Gilbert are also likely to hit her up for advice on the bid.After selling my startup, Shopkick, to SK Planet in 2014, and handing over my CEO role a year later, I packed up my 1- and 3-year-old sons and my wife Angel, and flew to Beijing, Shenzhen and Hong Kong for three weeks, hoping to better understand... The decision to save Apple came in the summer of 1995 in the Santa Cruz mountains.
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2016.05.14 23:04 autotldr Top ex-Yahoos are advising a Buffett-financed group in a bid for the company

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At least that is the case in the sale of Yahoo, which is now in its second phase of bids from prospective buyers that include strategics like Verizon, as well as private equity firms like TPG, Sycamore Partners and the pairing of Vista Equity Partners and Bain Capital.
In the Bain/Vista bid, former senior Yahoo execs including Ross Levinsohn, Bill Wise and Ken Fuchs are involved in the process.
Now, according to sources close to the situation, former Yahoos Dan Rosensweig and Tim Cadogan have been advising a group led by Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert.
Both Rosensweig and Cadogan were present in the day-long meeting on Friday for the Gilbert group, one that was much like all second-round bidders have been having with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and other top execs.
Sources said neither is interested in taking a larger managerial role in the company, even if the Gilbert bid were to be successful, but were simply acting as advisers.
Interestingly, Gilbert and Buffett have had a recent encounter with Yahoo and Mayer before, even if was tense and resulted in legal action related to a contest called the "Billion-Dollar Bracket Challenge." The Buffett-backed effort was similar to one Yahoo had considered and then abandoned, offering $1 billion if someone picked all the winners of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.
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2016.03.28 17:04 dlayf Last Week in Ad Ops: Yahoo Targeting $10B in Sale; AOL will incorporate Verizon Geo data in Ad Products, MOAT raises $50 MM

Week Ending Sun Mar 28, 2016
Yahoo seeking $10B sale, w/ Microsoft offering financial support to bidders, acc to Recode; comes as activist shareholder Starboard issues letter suggesting management changes; Marissa Mayer & board purportedly uncooperative w/ efforts to sell - Mar 24
http://recode.net/2016/03/24/microsoft-tells-possible-yahoo-buyers-it-would-consider-backing-bids-with-big-bucks/
AOL will soon be able to offer targeting via location data generated by Verizon Wireless-enabled devices to advertising clients; data will be anonymized to protect privacy and is expected to be used in attribution models; data is currently available to select beta clients - Mar 21
http://adage.com/article/datadriven-marketing/key-verizon-data-aol-advertisers/303186/
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@dlayf - This is very interesting. I think AOL has the resources and user base to develop an advertising product to rival Google or Facebook. A combination of the brands that they own ( full list here http://advertising.aol.com/properties) and the ad tech that they have brought in house allows them to offer brands major reach and granularity. They now have the ability to target with better geo data, only accessible to telecoms. AOL will be an interesting company to watch.
Ad Ops Podcast - We had Madhura Sengupta on the podcast to discuss the ways that Edmunds segments their audience and how they increased their revenue with this data.
http://adpipes.io/blog/how-audience-segmentation-increases-revenue-for-publishers-talk-with-madhura-sengupta/
Some French media websites prevent access to users of ad-blockers; music streaming service Deezer joins Le Monde, Le Parisien, L'Équipe & others in wk-long campaign, organized by industry group GESTE - Mar 22
http://www.theverge.com/2016/3/22/11282642/french-news-sites-adblock-campaign
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@dlayf - Last week 90% of publishers in Sweden announced that they will collectively block ad blocker users for the month of August. This is being organized by IAB Sweden and they will share learnings with all publisher after.
http://digiday.com/publishers/swedens-publishers-gearing-block-ad-blockers/
Payments company Square to partner with Facebook with the goal of attributing Facebook ads to in store spending data; Square acquired LocBox a few months ago, which provided the core of this technology - Mar 23
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/24/technology/square-teams-up-with-facebook-to-offer-ads-that-can-be-gauged.html
Ad tech co Moat raises $50M C led by Insight VP; known for tracking ad viewability: whether or not ads are actually seen; currently working on new measurements to determine if viewers are paying attention & what impact ads have; raised $67.5M to date - Mar 21
http://www.wsj.com/articles/moat-raises-50-million-to-help-develop-digital-ad-currency-1458554401
HappensinAdOps - http://happensinadops.com/post/141609435136/getting-dev-to-fix-an-issue-that-doesnt-affect
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2015.10.15 22:58 Minted_Recruiting Seasonal Design Associate

About Minted:
Minted is a design marketplace that connects consumers to the world’s best independent artists to create something one-of-a-kind. Minted’s unique crowdsourced model represents a modern marketplace – one where the community decides what goods are showcased and sold. This model ensures fresh, on-trend designs are continuously being added to Minted. Our community of independent artists and designers spans 48 states and 43 countries. Our art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 40 million homes worldwide. Minted is funded by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners, along with angels Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!, Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of Yelp, and Yishan Wong, former CEO of Reddit.
About the Role:
The Seasonal Design Associate is responsible for adding design value to our customers by utilizing their skills and graphic design technology to customize customer’s orders. The ideal candidate is proficient in Adobe's Creative Suite, extremely detail-oriented, and has strong customer service & communication skills.
We are a 7 days per week operation and the specific hours & schedule for the role are variable. The position is based in Oakland, California.
Responsibilities:
*Creating and editing design file templates using Adobe Creative Suite *Proofing orders to ensure accuracy and providing quality control assessment for our products *Preparing and color correcting photos for optimal printing quality *Creating print-ready files *Corresponding with customers regarding their customization instructions *Able to work a flexible/variable hour schedule including weekends based on business needs
About You:
*1-3 years of experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro) *Experience executing the principles of typography and print design *Must be a team player! We work hard and enjoy being part of a collaborative team *High attention to detail, organized and able to follow through *Experience with letterpress printing a plus *Experience working with customers in a luxury retail environment a plus *Ecommerce or other catalog-based experience a plus *High School diploma required; Associate’s degree or certificate in Graphic Design/Graphic Arts preferred
Please go to www.minted.com/jobs to apply with your resume and portfolio.
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2015.07.16 22:00 MintedRecruiter Looking for Manager, Software Engineering - Minted

Minted is looking for an up and coming Engineering Manager who can leverage their technical experience to take a lead role in designing and building software which will enable Minted to deliver world-class service and product quality and drive the company's growth for years to come. We are seeking a leader who can be responsible for strategy, managing engineers toward deliverables, as well as perform hands-on coding. You will manage one or more small, agile teams rapidly designing, developing, testing and deploying revenue generating products in an entrepreneurial environment.
About the role:
Take a lead role in building complex software systems including architectural proposals, code reviews and, if necessary, hands on coding.
Ensure that technical designs support our goals of quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, maintainability, and security.
Create an engineering culture of ownership, testing and measurement.
Collaborate with product management to define requirements for the commerce web site.
Act as the interface between engineering and marketing, product management, merchandising, community relations, and third party vendors.
Manage projects to ensure on-time delivery.
Work with product management team to set priorities and create a long term, product roadmap.
Improve engineering retention through morale events, career development, training, and mentorship.
Recruit a high caliber engineering team.
About you :
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science; Master’s Degree, a plus
5+ years of experience building software in roles of increasing responsibility and technical capability
Ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner
3+ years of experience building a high-volume, high-performance consumer website
In-depth understanding of computer science principles including data structures, programming languages, operating systems, software engineering, databases, hardware, and networking
Bonus points :
Experience developing e-commerce platforms
Familiarity with logging, monitoring, tracking and deployment tools/APIs
Experience programmatically manipulating photos, PDFs, or other graphics formats
Experience with adobe Illustrator or Indesign
Apply Here: http://www.minted.com/jobs/list?jvi=oOMz0fwT,Job
About Minted:
Minted is a design marketplace that connects you to the world’s best independent artists to create something one-of-a-kind. Minted’s unique crowdsourced model represents a modern marketplace – one where the community decides what goods are showcased and sold. This model ensures fresh, on-trend designs are continuously being added to Minted. Our community of independent artists and designers spans 48 states and 43 countries. Our art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 40 million homes worldwide. Minted is funded by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners, along with angels Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!, Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of Yelp, and Yishan Wong, former CEO of Reddit. We are headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
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2015.07.16 21:49 MintedRecruiter Looking for Sr. Software Engineer - Minted

About Minted:
Minted is a design marketplace that connects you to the world’s best independent artists to create something one-of-a-kind. Minted’s unique crowdsourced model represents a modern marketplace – one where the community decides what goods are showcased and sold. This model ensures fresh, on-trend designs are continuously being added to Minted. Our community of independent artists and designers spans 48 states and 43 countries. Our art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 40 million homes worldwide. Minted is funded by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners, along with angels Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!, Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of Yelp, and Yishan Wong, former CEO of Reddit. We are headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
About the Role:
Minted is looking for Senior Software Engineers with Solid Coding Foo in Development and deep understanding of Object Oriented Languages and an in depth understanding of coding logistics.
Specific Responsibilities:
Writes code that is efficient in usage of system resources (memory, disk, I/O, etc) and extensible
Serves as the primary owner of at least one area and is able to own a single-person project from requirements analysis to deploy to post-launch analysis
Considers potential for data loss and designs to avoid it where appropriate
Mentors other engineers and is resourceful in finding solutions
Write clean code
Experience and Skills:
Obsession with writing clean code, and passion for OOP, preferably Python
Deep technical design skills with an emphasis on distributed and/or cloud-based design and scaling
2+ years’ experience JavaScript, CSS, HTML
Strong SQL and database modeling skills
Ability to juggle competing priorities
BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Previous ecommerce experience, preferred
Experience programmatically manipulating photos, PDFs, or other graphics formats, a plus
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2015.07.14 00:34 MintedRecruiter Minted is Hiring! Manager, Software Engineer

Minted is looking for an up and coming Engineering Manager who can leverage their technical experience to take a lead role in designing and building software which will enable Minted to deliver world-class service and product quality and drive the company's growth for years to come. We are seeking a leader who can be responsible for strategy, managing engineers toward deliverables, as well as perform hands-on coding. You will manage one or more small, agile teams rapidly designing, developing, testing and deploying revenue generating products in an entrepreneurial environment.
About the role:
Take a lead role in building complex software systems including architectural proposals, code reviews and, if necessary, hands on coding.
Ensure that technical designs support our goals of quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, maintainability, and security.
Create an engineering culture of ownership, testing and measurement.
Collaborate with product management to define requirements for the commerce web site.
Act as the interface between engineering and marketing, product management, merchandising, community relations, and third party vendors.
Manage projects to ensure on-time delivery.
Work with product management team to set priorities and create a long term, product roadmap.
Improve engineering retention through morale events, career development, training, and mentorship.
Recruit a high caliber engineering team.
About you :
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science; Master’s Degree, a plus
5+ years of experience building software in roles of increasing responsibility and technical capability
Ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner
3+ years of experience building a high-volume, high-performance consumer website
In-depth understanding of computer science principles including data structures, programming languages, operating systems, software engineering, databases, hardware, and networking
Bonus points :
Experience developing e-commerce platforms
Familiarity with logging, monitoring, tracking and deployment tools/APIs
Experience programmatically manipulating photos, PDFs, or other graphics formats
Experience with adobe illustrator or indesign
About Minted:
Minted is a design marketplace that connects you to the world’s best independent artists to create something one-of-a-kind. Minted’s unique crowdsourced model represents a modern marketplace – one where the community decides what goods are showcased and sold. This model ensures fresh, on-trend designs are continuously being added to Minted. Our community of independent artists and designers spans 48 states and 43 countries. Our art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 40 million homes worldwide. Minted is funded by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners, along with angels Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!, Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of Yelp, and Yishan Wong, former CEO of Reddit. We are headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
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2015.05.26 23:46 MintedRecruiter Devops Engineer - Minted

About the job:
Minted is looking for a few talented operations engineers who are aligned with the DevOps movement to build great things and to have fun doing so. We are not interested in ninjas, rockstars, or any other heroic archetype; we want good human beings, and we promise to treat you as such.
What you will do:
Automate all the things - Vagrant/Docker for developers, continuous integration, auto-scaling, monitoring and alerting, and probably a whole lot more. Make developers happy - by automating everything and providing visibility deeper down the stack in all environments, developers will shower you with love (the part of love shall be played by animated gifs and imaginary chat room points.) Improve & refine support systems to help our developers build more robust applications
What we offer:
In many ways, Minted is a blank canvas. We are still building our brand new systems and infrastructure, and can do so using the very latest in technologies and best practices.
A deep hatred of firefighting and hero culture. If something is causing alerts, we want to kill it so that it can never hurt any of us again.
An enlightened engineering team who share our uptime and performance goals, and who have a mandate to not only fix root causes but to prove it with graphs. It is awesome.
Did I mention graphs? We strive to be a data-driven company, though we are not where we want to be on the engineering side. What this means is there is the opportunity to build out cutting edge monitoring and metrics collection infrastructure.
About you:
A compulsion to make everything repeatable and automated
Willingness to cross over into the app stack - we don’t believe in silos
Friendly, patient, and understanding - BOFHs need not apply
Experience with configuration management - the particular system is not important, but we use Puppet
A love for documentation, and a compulsion to leave things better than how you found them.
Bonus points: Linux systems tuning AWS experience MySQL system and query tuning Vagrant/Hashicorp tools Continuous integration and delivery Modern logging & metrics systems, e.g. Logstash, Graphite Scaling Elasticsearch Docker Location: San Francisco or Remote
About Minted:
Minted is a design marketplace that connects you to the world’s best independent artists to create something one-of-a-kind. Minted’s community of independent artists and designers is located in 48 states and 43 countries. Our art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 40 million homes worldwide. Minted is funded by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners, along with angels Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!, Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of Yelp, and Yishan Wong, former CEO of Reddit. We are headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
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