Om Malik, well-respected journalist and founder of technology news blog network Giga Omni Media and its flagship blog GigaOm, broke the news about us being acquired by AOL about a month ago now.
We’re getting back at them today, even if just a little: looks like the publishing company just raised another $2.5 million according to an SEC filing, bringing the total of capital raised by Giga Omni Media to a healthy $8.33 million.
Update: GigaOm writes “Okay, We Got More Money”. You can get more details about the state of the company, future plans and its latest hires over there.
The most recent financing round amounted to $4.5m and was closed over two years ago.
The fresh capital injection comes from Alloy Ventures and True Ventures (the Silicon Valley early-stage venture firm where Malik is partner).
It comes at a time when GigaOm just lost senior writer and editor-at-large for NewTeeVee Liz Gannes to rival AllThingsD.
We’ve reached out to Om for comment on the financing round and what the company plans to do with the money. More acquisitions of smaller blogs, perhaps?