Tuesday, August 4, 2009
San Diego News Network Gets $700K
San Diego News Network, an online, local community news site run by Neil Senturia and Barbara Bry, as well as former executives of the San Diego Union Tribune, has raised $707,220 in funding, part of a $2.0M funding effort by the company. The funding was disclosed in a regulatory filing Tuesday. SDNN operates an online local news site, driven both by partnerships with other news organizations, bloggers, and contributors. Details on the funding have not been released by SDNN. Neil Senturia and Barbara Bry are founders of Blackbird Ventures, an investment firm in San Diego, and both active angel investors in local startups; Neil and Barbara also radio show and podcast I'm There For You Baby, which focuses on startups and entrepreneurs. (Disclaimer: socalTECH.com is a content partner with SDNN).