Apr 15, 2011

Flipboard Gets $50M. Valued at $200M
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Flipboard took a relatively simple idea (that no one else had already executed on) and built a great free iPad app around it. It takes the links of people you follow in Twitter and Facebook and builds a magazine-looking content around it that is tuned to your interest. It can also bring in RSS feeds from targetted sources (blogs, etc.). Other similar self-curated iPad and Android apps showed up shortly afterwards. So, what is this idea worth? According to All Things Digital, Flipboard received $50 million in funding last month based on a valuation of $200 million.

Exclusive: Flipboard Confirms $50 Million Funding at $200 Million Valuation

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