On March 9, 2015, Gigaom Management posted a note to their readers on their website with this opening statement: “Gigaom recently became unable to pay its creditors in full at this time. As a result, the company is working with its creditors that have rights to all of the company’s assets as their collateral. All operations have ceased.” If you read it now, you will see this text in red: “The information below is no longer current,” with a link to this post entitled “Gigaom Acquired by Knowingly Corp,” dated May 22, 2015. The opening statement of this post reads: “Knowingly Corp, an Austin-based Internet startup, announced today that it has acquired a portion of the assets of Gigaom. These assets include the website, gigaom.com, as well as the content library.”
Founded in 2006, Gigaom focuses on emerging technologies, and helps clients “better understand major technology disruptions and the new business opportunities they create.” Gigaom research provides analyst access and analysis, and content, for individual and corporate subscribers. Blog research channels that provide comprehensive, frequently updated news and analysis posts include: Cloud, Mobile, Social, Internet of Things, and Data. “Buyer’s Lens” is a research area that “focuses on the impact of emerging technology on IT and business technology buyers.” “Data Connect” offers market data and charts from Gigaom research.