Genwi

  • GENWI Nabs $2M From Mike Maples, Roger McNamee To Help Publishers Go Mobile

    GENWI Nabs $2M From Mike Maples, Roger McNamee To Help Publishers Go Mobile

    While magazines and newspapers have slowly made the transition from print to digital, they’re still coming to grips with mobile. For publications (big and small) to survive amidst the industry’s declining ad revenues, it’s imperative for publishers to be able to push their content on every available platform, particularly tablets, the device that’s really best suited… Read More

  • GENWI Raises $4M For Cloud Publishing Platform For Tablets, Smartphones

    GENWI Raises $4M For Cloud Publishing Platform For Tablets, Smartphones

    Exclusive - GENWI, which offers a nifty cloud publishing platform for mobile devices, has raised $4 million in Series A funding from Nexus Venture Partners and earlier backers Inventus Capital Partners and Quest Venture Partners. The company has raised a total of $5.1 million to date. Read More

  • GENWI Launches iPad App Publishing Solution And Enhanced Mobile CMS

    GENWI Launches iPad App Publishing Solution And Enhanced Mobile CMS

    We first covered GENWI back in 2007, when the company was a social feed reader that allowed users to organize their content feeds by category and share with friends. GENWI has gone through several variations since, most notable among them the launch of iSites, a quick and easy mobile app development platform for iOS and Android, which led to a $1 million investment from Inventus and Quest… Read More

  • Genwi Further Blurs The Line Between A Feed Reader And A Friend Reader

    When we first wrote about Genwi a year ago, it was a social feed reader with content feeds that could be organized by different categories (blogs, news, videos, music, podcasts) and shared with your friends. Today, it is relaunching with a completely new design that takes into account what your friends are doing across the Web as well. You can think of Genwi as a combination of Google Reader… Read More

  • Genwi: Browse and Share Syndicated Content

    As if to demonstrate how powerful internet syndication technologies like RSS can be for the discovery of new media, Phoenix startup Genwi has been quietly developing an entire social network centered on RSS-syndicated content. The site, which looks very similar to Facebook, provides all the basic social networking features: profiles, friending, messaging, etc. However, it also incorporates… Read More