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Infogroup Lawsuit Against DatabaseUSA Heads to Trial

Contrary to erroneous published reports claiming Infogroup has lost its federal lawsuit against DatabaseUSA and its affiliated companies, the case will head to discovery phase and jury trial now that a judge has issued preliminary rulings. A District Judge denied Infogroup’s motion for preliminary injunction on March 30, but the court also explained in a 33-page opinion that the ruling “does not ... Read More »

Gupta to Pay $6.8m for Failed InfoGroup Buy-Back Bid

The Supreme Court of New York County has ordered InfoGroup founder Vin Gupta to pay financial advisor Blackstone Advisory Partners $6.8m for work the firm carried out on his behalf relating to his bid to buy back the database firm from investors. Vin GuptaInfoGroup, which at the time owned MR agency ORC, sacked Gupta in 2008, following an investigation which ... Read More »

Database100 and Infogroup Settle Dispute

Databasellc (doing business as Database101.com and AtoZdatabases), a provider of email marketing, sales leads and mailing lists for small businesses and salespeople, announced today that Databasellc and Infogroup have resolved their disputes and have mutually agreed to dismiss their claims. Neither party admits doing anything improper. The terms and conditions of the Agreement and the settlement are confidential.  Infogroup had ... Read More »

Database101 Sets Up ResearchUSA

Database101 – the firm set up by sacked Infogroup founder Vinod Gupta in 2010 – has opened ResearchUSA, a business dedicated to managing its parent’s proprietary business database. As part of the launch, the firm plans to hire 60 researchers for its new call center. The ResearchUSA team, consisting of individuals who have worked with Database101 over the last two years to ... Read More »