Thursday, August 6, 2009
Savings.com Taps Calacanis For Board
Santa Monica-based online coupon site Savings.com has tapped Jason Calacanis, founder of Mahalo and Internet celebrity, for its board of directors, the firm said Thursday. Savings.com provides coupons and coupon deals to Internet users, and is venture backed by U.S. Venture Partners, as well as unnamed Southern California angel investors. Calacanis is CEO and founder of Mahalo, a human-powered search engine also based in Santa Monica; Calacanis had his big win at Weblogs, which was acquired by AOL.