Hispanicize Media Group, a Miami, Fla.-based company resulted by the merger of Hispanicize, a U.S. Hispanic social media and influencer event platform and DiMe Media, a Hispanic-focused influencer network, secured a round of funding of undisclosed amount.
The round was led by Perkin Industries and Suquet Capital Partners with participation from Sean Wolfington, serial entrepreneur and CEO of the Wolfington Companies, and Nico Chereque, founder of petMD.com and formerly with Terra.com.
The company intends to use the funds for strategic add-on acquisitions, technology development, content creation and an expansion of its influencer network. In conjunction with the funding, Nic Perkin (Perkin Industries) and Joseph Suquet (Suquet Capital Partners) will join HMG’s Board of Directors.
Led by CEO Manny Ruiz, Hispanicize Media Group works with brands and advertisers to navigate the U.S. Hispanic market by offering branded media opportunities, brand integrations, digital marketing campaigns and social influencer management through its on and offline platforms that include the annual Hispanicize event and DiMe Media.
The company, which has offices in New York, Los Angeles and Atlanta, partners with Fortune 1000 brands, agencies and other organizations to connect and collaborate with U.S. Hispanic media and digital influencers and execute a wide variety of content marketing and influencer-focused programs.