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Product Hunt acquired by Angel List


The popular web resource "Product Hunt" for finding new products, has been acquired by startup platform Angel List.

AngelList.was founded 2010 by Naval Ravikant and Babak Nivi. and it focused on fundraising for startups and job-seekers looking to work at startups. Product Hunt was founded by Ryan Hoover in November 2013, it uses  Reddit-like upvote system and helped to launch tools and apps from individual developers to the likes Google, Uber, Instagram, AngelList, Meerkat and Overnight.

Both companies are focusing on the complimentary ( Startups ) business. Maybe that's why,  Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover described the merger as “peanut butter and jelly”.

founder Ryan Hoover said, I’ve always been a big fan of AngelList. Before Product Hunt, I would often browse the site, curious to explore what products people were making.

AngelList clarified that, 'Product Hunt' will remain independent. In the following months, with their community’s input, they'll introduce new integrations.

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