Disney looks for Web deals

The Mouse House has formed an acquisition group that's looking to make up to 20 Internet buys over the next 24 months. It sounds like they’re looking at early stage stuff. Tech Crunch, which reported the move, notes that Disney is in early discussions with at least a couple of startups. The group is led by two VPs, Leigh Zarelli and Matt Pillar, who is a former managing partner at Catalytic Capital in Burbank (he still shows up on the Catalytic Web site, which has a Santa Monica address).

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