Gilt City Confirms Acquisition of BuyWithMe’s Assets

Gilt Groupe’s daily deals business, Gilt City, has officially acquired the assets of BuyWithMe, as I reported last week. BuyWithMe customers are being redirected to the Gilt City Web site. Gilt did not disclose the terms, but sources familiar with the deal said the company paid about $5 million in cash and stock for the assets.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik