Food porn is awesome. This we can all agree on. And venture capitalists are now looking to get some skin in the game, as Food52 -- a cooking site -- has raised $2 million in a Series A round led by Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, with particip[...]
David Carr of the New York Times writes that Barry Diller is making some serious enemies with his venture backing of Aereo -- the NYC-based startup which captures broadcast signals to stream television directly to consumers, cutting out cable compani[...]
The New York Times' reports today on the emergence of ed-tech companies providing niche instruction in 'creative' fields -- everything from graphic design to photography. As opposed to Udacity and Coursera, these companies -- such as CreativeLive, Ly[...]
According to The Next Web, Matter is a San Francisco-based accelerator specifically for media startups, and is backed with $2.5 million in total funding from the Knight Foundation and KQED.
The program launched on February 25 and will culminate in[...]
Crowdsourcing is supposed to be the next great innovation in financing – Academy Award-winning films, groundbreaking new toys and off-the-wall YouTube shows have all benefitted from Kickstarter’s buzzing neon sign of open-door investing. But accordin[...]
Blue Apron – a Brooklyn-based firm founded by Harvard Business School graduate Matt Salzberg – aims to introduce the joys of cooking to millions of homes with a three-meal a week subscription. According to PandoDaily, the firm recently garnered $3.5 [...]
As we’ve posted before, ‘social gaming’ is currently killing it – and now, The New York Times reports that Silicon Valley and international firms alike are trying to shift their focus from the less-regulated European markets to America.