Waltham-based Constant Contact today announced that it acquired Menlo Park-based NutshellMail, adding a new social media offering to complement its email marketing, event marketing and online survey tool for its 350,000 small business and nonprofit customers. Read more about the announcement.
Every time a local company gets acquired we hear a collective moan from the tech community while acquisitions by local companies often slip by unnoticed. I think its time we took a page out of Bill Warner's Play Big Play Book and start celebrating our local successes. As a channel to the SMB market, Constant Contact was a success before the acquisition. With today's news, its time to celebrate!