New Media Ventures creates rapid-response fund for political startups in the COVID-19 era

The decade-old New Media Ventures investment fund, which backs startup businesses and non-profits developing technologies to improve access to government, said it is raising a “Crisis Innovation

Meet The Startups Vying For The Crunchie For Fastest Rising Startup Of 2015

The 9th Annual Crunchies are almost upon us. On February 8, people from some of the best and brightest startups around will descend upon San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House to take part in an e

Still Full From Thanksgiving? Our Fastest Rising Startup Is Already On Its Next Course

Sit back, take a big deep breath and make some more room for us because the 9th Annual Crunchies Awards is coming up quick, and nominations are in full swing. The deadline is coming up next week on

The Onion Asks Itself ‘What Kind Of BuzzFeed Parody Are You?’ With New Website ClickHole

BuzzFeed and Upworthy are tough to parody, since they seem to cross the line into self-parody often enough, but news lampoon site The Onion is going to give it a shot anyway. The joke media giant is l

You Won’t Believe Upworthy’s Plan For Sponsored Content (Actually, You Probably Will)

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.upworthy.com">Upworthy</a>, the content-sharing startup whose penchant for hyperbolic headlines has generated <a target="_blank" href="http://www.upworthygenerator.

Video Site Upworthy Closes $8M Round, Will Build Revenue Through Sponsored Content

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.upworthy.com/">Upworthy</a>, the website aiming to make meaningful videos go viral, has raised $8 million in Series A funding led by <a target="_blank" href="http:/