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PandoDaily Acquires Paul Carr’s NSFW Corp

on November 25, 2013

TechCrunch

Tech news site PandoDaily is acquiring NSFW Corporation, the humor- and politics-focused publication founded by former TechCrunch columnist Paul Carr (pictured), according to a story in the Guardian.

The NSFW Corp team will reportedly form an investigative unit at PandoDaily, which will be renamed Pando.com. Like Carr, Pando founder Sarah Lacy left TechCrunch after Michael Arrington was pushed out by acquirer AOL. (In fact, PandoDaily launched on my first day at TechCrunch.) Both companies raised money from Arrington’s CrunchFund.

Carr had earlier written on Pando that he had to raise funding quickly to keep the company alive, an effort that he later said had succeeded.

In her own post about the deal, Lacy said that she isn’t just bailing out a friend:

It was NSFWCORP’s shift towards focusing on the rising power and influence of technology entrepreneurs that ultimately made this deal happen. At lunch a few…

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