Bleacher Report, a San Francisco, CA-based web publisher of original and entertaining sports editorial content, has completed a $10.5m Series C financing.
The round, which was led by Crosslink Capital, comes three weeks after the company announced that former Associated Content CEO Patrick Keane had joined its board of directors.
In conjunction with the funding, Crosslink partner Eric Chin will join Bleacher Report’s board.
Launched in 2008, Bleacher Report is led by CEO Brian Grey, who joined in July 2010. He previously seerved at FOX Sports Interactive and of Yahoo! Sports.
Commenting on the funding, Mr. Grey said: “This investment is an important next step in the evolution of Bleacher Report’s innovative publishing model and is crucial to achieving our goal of becoming the next great sports content experience across all digital media”.