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Pixel Jar is Being Acquired

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We are incredibly thrilled to announce that Jeffrey and I will be joining the new Crowd Favorite. We’re excited about the opportunity to work with Karim, Alex, and the rest of the team.

The official announcement is below:

VeloMedia is almost complete with its acquisition of Crowd Favorite. As previously announced, the new combined entity will continue with the Crowd Favorite brand, and be run by VeloMedia’s CEO, Karim Marucchi. Alex King will step into the role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Both Karim and Alex are excited to announce additional news. Today, they’ve entered into formal negotiations to acquire Pixel Jar – bringing both Brandon Dove and Jeffrey Zinn into the new Crowd Favorite family.

Pixel Jar is well known in the WordPress community, having contributed to multiple versions of WordPress as well as organizing WordCamp Orange County. This makes formal an existing relationship; VeloMedia and Pixel Jar have collaborated on previous projects, including working on one of the world’s largest automaker’s web presence.

Making the acquisition even more interesting is the addition of AdSanity, Pixel Jar’s premium plugin for ads, to the existing arsenal of Crowd Favorite products. It further develops a product-orientation for this service boutique. Under Alex’s leadership, and with continued investment by Brandon, Jeffrey and the rest of the team, Crowd Favorite will continue to release customer and project-based products for their enterprise customers.

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8 Comments

  1. Posted January 17, 2014 at 5:21 pm | Permalink

    Wow, congratulations guys!!

  2. Posted January 17, 2014 at 7:46 pm | Permalink

    That’s a handsome group. Congrats guys. Couldn’t have happened to cooler guys!

  3. Posted January 19, 2014 at 1:34 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations :)

  4. Posted January 20, 2014 at 12:14 pm | Permalink

    Couldn’t be happier for you guys!

  5. Chris McCoy
    Posted February 2, 2014 at 10:23 pm | Permalink

    congrats, as a customer of RAMP and Adsanity, I cant wait to see what you guys do together ;) keep up the good work!

  6. Posted March 10, 2014 at 8:28 am | Permalink

    Good work. We wish you all good luck, but you’re in good hands. Hope to work with you again in the future.

  7. Mark Davis
    Posted March 21, 2014 at 8:47 am | Permalink

    So proud! You guys are RAD. #thunderinyourheart

  8. Posted June 10, 2014 at 3:14 pm | Permalink

    I just met both Brandon and Jeffrey at WordCamp OC 2014. Really friendly and thoughtful guys. They deserve whatever success they get. Congratz! May you soon be able to afford the over priced sports car of your dreams.

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