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SinglePlatform Scores a Valley-Sized Exit for New York With Sale to Constant Contact

The SinglePlatform sales floor. (Photo: Twitter.com/wileycerilli)

It’s not often that numbers are this forthcoming after an acquisition. But New York-based SinglePlatform, a one-stop-shop where local businesses can manage their presence on sites across the web from Foursquare to the New York Times, should be happy that the terms of its recent acquisition are being disclosed. This morning it was announced that the company, founded in 2010, has sold to email marketing provider Constant Contact for $65 million in cash “subject to certain adjustments.” The company will also get $5 million for employee retention and between another $10 million and $30 million if it meets revenue targets.

Constant Contact is a public company that launched in 1998. Constant Contact expects SinglePlatform, which manages 600,000 listings, to bring in $1 million of revenue in 2012 and $10 million in 2013.  Read More