Amazon has reportedly purchased UpNext, the five year old, 3D mapping and directory service that now provides “clickable building”-oriented maps for over 50 cities, including 23 that are enhanced in depth. The service has experimented with a number of features, including transportation guides, events, happy hour deals etc. While the purchase price hasn’t been reported, …continue reading »
Our Flagship event: San Francisco Dec. 10-12.
Some of our Great Speakers!
Gavin Newsom, Lt. Governor, California
Kara Swisher, Co-Executive Editor, AllThingsD
Blake Irving, CEO, GoDaddy
Brian Boland, VP, Products, Facebook
Ralf VonSosen, Marketing Leader, LinkedIn
Brendon Kraham, Dir, Global Mobile Solutions, Google
Chris Schroeder, Author, Startup Rising
Jody Ford, VP, Marketplaces, eBay
Patrick Barry, CMO, DemandForce (Intuit)
Mark Roberge, SVP, Hubspot
Denise Chudhy, VP, Weather.com
Sean Smyth, VP, Groupon
Victor Ho, CEO, FiveStars
Audrey Cooper, Managing Editor, The SF Chronicle
Thanks for coming to my personal site. Most of the content on this site is also found on BIA/Kelsey’s Local Media Watch, which includes material from other BIA/Kelsey analysts. I am a Vice President with BIA/Kelsey, and focus on running the company’s conference division, and the Marketplaces research program.