Kaboose

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For the railway vehicle, see Caboose.
Kab Distribution Inc.
Subsidiary
Industry Information Technology Services
Founded 1999 in Toronto, Ontario
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Key people
Jason DeZwirek
Number of employees
105[1]
Website www.kaboose.com

Kaboose was a Canadian media company targeting the broader English-speaking market across North America. It published a website of the same name which focused on family activities and parenting for mothers of children under 12.[2]

On February 14, 2006, the Company graduated to the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") from the TSX Venture Exchange and officially began trading on the TSX. The Company had revenue of CDN $20.6 million in 2006 and $35.5 million in 2007. Its CEO was Jason DeZwirek. Assets of the company were acquired by the Walt Disney Company on April 1, 2009 for CAD$23.3 million.[3]

By September 2016, the website could no longer be reached.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Company Profile for Kaboose Inc (CA;KAB)". Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
  2. ^ Spence, Rick (2006-11-30). "Krazy Train". PROFITguide.com. Retrieved 2016-05-05. 
  3. ^ Wauters, Robin (2009-04-01). "Disney Online Buys Kaboose Assets For $18.4 Million, Barclays Private Equity Limited Acquires Its UK Operations". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2009-08-13. 

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