Friday, September 23, 2011

DealBird CEO confirmed to appear on a panel at StreetFight conference

Join Foursquare, Patch, Yipit, Gilt City, Fwix, Topix, DealBird, Curbed and others at the inaugural Street Fight Summit 2011 in New York City on October 25-26. DealBird's CEO will appear on a panel at the conference. Click here for more information and reserve your spot.

Sunday, September 18, 2011 puts the Group Back in Group Buying announced it launch this past week at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco. The new company’s CEO, Chad Billmyer, said DealBird’s goal is to help consumers and merchants to start, manage, and complete group buys.

Looking at the site, DealBird appears to be a sort of daily deals social network where users can create their own buying groups and get others to join their community. Merchants then offer relevant deals to these communities. The larger the community, the better the deals.

Thursday, September 15, 2011 Launches Online Group-Buying Tools for Enthusiast Communities at Techcruch Disrupt Conference

Following three months of alpha testing in Rhode Island, DealBird sheds its look and feel as a consumer-driven deal website to focus on providing buyers and sellers in enthusiast communities with e-commerce, group-buying tools.

Monday at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference, DealBird released a new website designed to help buyers and sellers in enthusiast communities start, manage, and complete group buys. ( ) gives buyers and sellers the tools they need to save money through group buying.

“This week's launch focuses on a handful of communities that are already actively engaged in group buys such as automotive, outdoor, homeschool, and fitness enthusiasts,” said Chad Billmyer, CEO and co-founder of DealBird. “Buyers and sellers in these and other enthusiast communities currently suffer from a lack of online tools to start, manage, and complete group buys.”

Sunday, September 11, 2011

A weekend of activity

The DealBird team is putting in crazy hours this weekend for Monday's unveiling.

Thanks @stellargirl @reedlauber @jfvasconez Rob & Dan

Friday, September 9, 2011

DealBird desktops

Right after we posted a preview of our new look and feel you sent us praise for the new design. In the case that you love the new design SO much that you want to make it your desktop, here are a 1024x768 and 1440x900 versions.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

DealBird migrates

Today we sent DealBird on a short migration. From today through Monday, September 12, DealBird will be offline as we put the finishing touches on a major overhaul of the site. Special thanks to all the vendors, partners, and most of all residents of Rhode Island who used DealBird this summer. You were generous and vocal with your feedback and we are excited to redeploy DealBird on Monday with modifications based on your input.