Mashable.com is ready to be sold to CNN for a whooping US$ 200m. The American news network CNN is in the process of deal to acquire the Pete Cashmore’ s social media blog Mashable. Do you know, how 19 yrs old Pete Cashmore started his blogging career in his bedroom and made it the much talked about blog in the technology space ?.
Mashable’s journey from bedroom to US$ 200m
Pete Cashmore was only 19 yrs old when he started blogging in 2005, only to escape from the boredom of his studies. At the age of 13, he had problem after undergoing operation for appendicitis and forced to spend ample time at home. Then he fell in love with internet and social media, and started blogging from his bedroom.
In the last 7 yrs his social media news site Mashable.com has grown to become one of the most read blogs in the World. It attracts more than 50 million unique visitors per month.
26 yr old Pete Cashmore is from Banchory, near Aberdeen. He juggles between Scotland, Sanfrancisco and New York, where the company has offices.