• Wikia Raises $4 Million

    Wikia, formerly called Wikicities, announced a $4 million Series A round today. The financing was led by Bessemer Venture Partners and Omidyar Network, and had participation from angel investors Dan Gillmor, Reid Hoffman, Joichi Ito, and Mitch Kapor. David Cowan of Bessemer also wrote about this on his personal blog. Wikia is a for profit venture by Jimmy Wales, one of the founders of Wikipedia. Read More