Group Nine Media Raises $50 Million from Discovery, Axel Springer

Group Nine Media just raised $50 million from lead investor Discovery Inc. and partner Axel Springer SE, the company announced Monday. The digital media holding company also hinted that acquisitions may be on the horizon with the new increase in funds. Discovery initially invested $100 million in the publisher, which specializes in video content, back... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2019-09-09 14:56:30 UTC ]
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Digital Publishers Come Together as Group Nine Media, Backed by $100 Million From Discovery

The digital media industry is facing an extremely competitive revenue landscape. In times like this, it's sometimes better to link arms with other, similar, companies, backed by an even bigger, more profitable company.Discovery Communications on Thursday announced a $100 million minority... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Mode Media raises $30 million for lifestyle media publishing platform

Lifestyle media company Mode Media raised $30 million in Series G funding on Thursday to invest in its technology platform. Hubert Burda Media led the round, according to TechCrunch. The company has raised $186 million in equity funding to date. CEO Samir Arora co-founded the Brisbane-based... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Most Investors Don’t Want to Touch Media Anymore. But Axios is Going to Raise Another $20 Million.

A few years ago, investors were eager to throw money at digital media startups. Not anymore. But there are some Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Axel Springer Repositions as a ‘Media and Tech Company’

Someone needs to do a major rewrite of the Wikipedia article about Axel Springer because it’s not a digital publisher anymore like Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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ANA Pushes $50 Million Digital Media Pilot to Combat 'Ad-Tech Tax'

After years of complaining about digital media fraud, brand safety and other problems, the Association of National Advertisers hopes to do something about it, starting a six-month pilot with what it hopes will be 35 marketers and more than $50 million in spending for 30 premium online... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Hour Media Group Acquires Emmis Magazines for $6.5 Million

Personnel changes hit Los Angeles Magazine as new owners lay off publisher, EIC. The post Hour Media Group Acquires Emmis Magazines for $6.5 Million appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Axel Springer Raises Outlook, Citing Strength of Ad Sales

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Axel Springer Wants to Buy Business Insider for Around $560 Million

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Axel Springer sells off Russian media assets to comply with new law

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Kik raises $50 million from China's Tencent to battle Facebook, hire in L.A.

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Livingly Media Sells to European Publishing Group for $25 Million

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IBT Media Is Rebranding as Newsweek Media Group

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Thrillist Media Group Is the Latest Media Company to Launch an In-House Agency

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