Local Matters Going IPO

I've spoken off and on over the years with Local Matters' CEO Perry Evans, and watched as he rolled up his company, formerly Aptas, into a major online Yellow Pages and directory play. I missed it due to all my travels, but last week Local Matters filed to go…

LocalmattersI’ve spoken off and on over the years with Local Matters‘ CEO Perry Evans, and watched as he rolled up his company, formerly Aptas, into a major online Yellow Pages and directory play. I missed it due to all my travels, but last week Local Matters filed to go public. Perry was the founder of Jabber and always struck me as extremely thoughtful. Though he’s in a quiet period now, I’ll be pinging him to see if he’d like to speak with us…

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

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  1. Software and Media Services are provide by local matters as yellow page and they also have a statistic with “it may sell as much as $57.5 million in common stock but did not provide specific details”. One question how they get $57,5 million?

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