Newscred

  • NewsCred Unveils Content Marketing Partnerships With Getty Images, Visual.ly, Others

    NewsCred Unveils Content Marketing Partnerships With Getty Images, Visual.ly, Others

    Content marketing startup NewsCred isn’t just connecting marketers with freelancers anymore — through a new partnership program, it allows them to commission work from organizations like Getty Images and Visual.ly. The goal of these content marketing programs is to help companies build their presence online and awareness among consumers, often with content that doesn’t… Read More

  • NewsCred Raises Another $25M For Its Content Marketing Platform

    NewsCred Raises Another $25M For Its Content Marketing Platform

    NewsCred, a company that helps customers find and create content for their marketing campaigns, is announcing that it has raised $25 million in Series C funding. The funding comes slightly less than a year after I wrote about the company’s last round of $15 million. One of the main reasons to keep raising, said co-founder and CEO Shafqat Islam, is that, “We’re up against some… Read More

  • NewsCred Raises $15M To Build Marketing Campaigns From High Quality Content

    NewsCred Raises $15M To Build Marketing Campaigns From High Quality Content

    NewsCred, a company that licenses content from publications like The New York Times and The Economist for use in brand marketing campaigns, announced that it has raised $15 million in new funding. The company was founded by Shafqat Islam, Iraj Islam, and Asif Rahman in 2008, and it has shifted focus a number of times, from a credibility rating score for publishers, to a “Ning for… Read More

  • Third Time’s The Charm? A New NewsCred Raises $4 Million To Reinvent The Newswire Service

    Third Time’s The Charm? A New NewsCred Raises $4 Million To Reinvent The Newswire Service

    Startups pivot; it’s part of the process. But how many startups pivot multiple times and still manage to raise significant cash from reputable investors? Sure, maybe it’s a sign of a bubble, a sign that startups are indeed overfunded, or maybe this company is just getting better with each try. We first covered NewsCred back in 2008, when they launched a credibility rating score… Read More

  • NewsCred Relaunches, Looks To Become "Ning For Newspapers"

    NewsCred Relaunches, Looks To Become "Ning For Newspapers"

    Back in 2008, we wrote about a startup called NewsCred, which looked to help identify the most trustworthy news sources using a combination of community voting and algorithms. That didn’t really take off, so the company is now heading in a new direction: it wants to help users build their own custom online newspapers in a matter of minutes, offering a professional-looking site tailored… Read More

  • NewsCred Goes Public With Credibility-Based News Source

    NewsCred Goes Public With Credibility-Based News Source

    NewsCred, the news aggregator that ranks stories by the credibility of their source, has launched to the public. Instead of relying on popularity as many social news sites do, NewsCred instead allows users to rate each story, author, and publication’s credibility, which is then plugged into an algorithm to determine the site’s prominent headlines. We originally introduced the… Read More

  • NewsCred: Just How Trustworthy is Your Favorite Blog?

    NewsCred: Just How Trustworthy is Your Favorite Blog?

    The internet is littered with people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Common sense is usually enough to separate the junk from legitimate articles, but even the most highly-regarded publications have been infiltrated by reporters who like to make things up. NewsCred, an international startup based out of Geneva and Stockholm, is trying to address this problem by assigning… Read More