Today the Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech named their 2012 Innovation All Stars. We are thrilled to announce that our CEO Michael Jaconi was named one of the awards’ “Rising Stars”.
Winners in this category were chosen for “doing remarkable things within their industries.” Jaconi, along with the other winners, will be honored at an awards reception on Wednesday 11/14 at the House of Blues in Boston.
Congratulations Mike on this well deserved honor!
This Loyalty 360 article is the latest to feature our CEO Michael Jaconi and his role in helping bring together our parent company Rakuten and social bookmarking website Pinterest in one of the most highly sought-after VC deals in several years. Jaconi describes his role and why Rakuten was so interested in partnering with Pinterest.
Our CEO, Michael Jaconi, was featured in the Boston Business Journal describing his role in the recent much talked about $100M investment of our parent company Rakuten in social bookmarking website Pinterest. Michael was integral in bringing together the founders from both companies and provides insight into how the deal developed.
Last week our parent company Rakuten made a major investment in social bookmarking website Pinterest. The deal received a tremendous amount of media coverage, generating more than 250 articles in the days following the announcement.
Our CEO Michael Jaconi, who also serves as an Executive Officer for Rakuten, was a key member of the core team responsible for facilitating this partnership. Below are a few of the articles where Michael describes how the deal came together and why Rakuten was so interested in Pinterest.
Direct Marketing News
Des Moines Register