Mint, the popular personal finance website, has been acquired by Intuit, the maker of finance software Quicken and its web version Quicken Online, for $170 million. Chief executive Aaron Patzer just confirmed the news at the TechCrunch50 conference.
Patzer launched Mint at the inaugural TechCrunch40 conference two years ago. were first reported last night.
A month ago, in August, Mint announced $14 million in funding, bringing its total to $31 million.The round was led byDAG Ventures, with new financing from Founders Fund and a top-up from existing investors Benchmark Capital, Shasta Ventures, First Round Capital and Sherpalo.
I hope they don”t ruin it.