/// Is an Austin-Based Startup About to Buy Current TV? (Hint: No.)
Is Current TV entertaining a temping bid from Austin-based tech startup SocialGood.tv —a bid that would entail a move to Austin and a reworking of the network's core principles? No. It's on VentureBeat , the Austin Statesman , and The San Francisco Business Times , but it ain't happening, according to Current TV. “Complete poppycock,” according to a spokeswoman for the network. Reached by phone, Stephen Vogelpohl, the startup's founder, said that his company was indeed looking at buying Current, which, to be fair, has had some notable ratings problems and is looking for partner organizations to stake it .
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Is an Austin-Based Startup About to Buy Current TV? (Hint: No.)