Greg O’Brien Joins QuinStreet as Senior Vice President, Business Development

Greg O’Brien Joins QuinStreet as Senior Vice President, Business Development

FOSTER CITY, Calif., May 15, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — QuinStreet, Inc. QNST +0.63% , the leader in vertical marketing and media online, announced that Greg O’Brien has joined the company as senior vice president of business development. Greg brings extensive industry experience and contacts to QuinStreet. He most recently […]


LEADER Awards Announced by the Leads Council

Today the LeadsCouncil announced the first series of winners for their LEADER Awards. I’d like to think that I had a little influence on the idea, but I know full well that the idea was already in the works prior to my rant. Nonetheless, the long awaited awards were announced […]


QuinStreet Announces Acquisition of CarInsurance.com, Inc.

Big news out of Foster City, CA yesterday with the announcement that QuinStreet has acquired CarInsurance.com for a sum of $49m. First tipped off by Paid Content and then covered nicely by Jay Weintraub at LeadConfidential. Jay’s article has an added Q&A with Sandy Kory of Horizon Partners and is […]


LendingTree Files Suit Against Adchemy, NexTag, Zillow, QuinStreet

Today LendingTree filed a suit against Adchemy, NexTag, QuinStreet, and Zillow claiming that the companies are infringing on a patent filed by LendingTree in 1998. The patent, U.S. Patent No. 6,385,594 and 6,611,816, both entitled “Method and Computer Network for Co-Ordinating a Loan over the Internet”.


$36.5 Million for Insurance.com; QuinStreet Earnings Update

Today, QuinStreet announced their fiscal 4th quarter earnings as well as their fiscal year end earnings. The lead generation leader reported a 31% YOY growth in total revenue and a 76% YOY revenue growth in the financial services vertical. QuinStreet CEO attributed much of the growth to the “flight to […]


QuinStreet Snatches Up Insurance.com

It was mentioned on Domain Name Wire that the website and domain name Insurance.com was picked up by QuinStreet a few days ago. This comes a number of months after their recent acquisition of insure.com for $16m. The price of the insurance.com purchase as yet to be disclosed, but according […]


The Mortgage Lead Generation Comeback is Building

5 years ago the major lead gen players were bank rolling the mortgage vertical by leaps and bounds over any other vertical. EDU was making a strong charge, debt was making a showing and insurance has always been a solid money making vertical, but overall the mortgage was the name […]


QuinStreet Stock Prices Down

Quinstreets IPO, with all the industry hype, as fallen slightly from its initial public offering down to $14.59 today. Many in the finance world have made comments that the IPO market is flat overall and QS could is simply feeling the affects of the flat market. I wonder if investors […]


BREAKING: QuinStreet Files For IPO

Last week I began noticing a number of Google searches to LeadCritic referencing “Quinstreet IPO” and “QuinStreet Public”. In fact I tweeted a comment 2 days ago to this fact. It is always interesting watching the search terms that are used to get to LeadCritic. Its organic rankings are pretty […]


QuinStreet Acquires Insure.com for $16m

QuinStreet Acquires Insure.com for $16m

QuinStreet has been on the website purchasing prowl for a over a year now picking up mortgage, BtoB and now insurance related sites. The most recent acquisition was announced Friday and included the purchase of the domain insure.com and its content for $16m. That is right $16m.