Gigaom Raises $8M in Funding

gigaomGigaom, a San Francisco, CA-based blog that provides intelligent analysis of emerging technologies, raised $8m in new funding.

The round was led by Shea Ventures with participation from existing investors True Ventures, Alloy Ventures and Reed Elsevier Ventures.

The company, which has now raised over $22m, intends to use the funds to continue to grow.

Founded in 2006 by Om Malik, who is stepping down as a contributing writer to become a partner with True Ventures (read his post here), Gigaom is a media company focused on covering, analyzing (and organizing events about) emerging technologies and provide insights on disruptive companies, people and trends, via a network of 200+ independent analysts.
The company is led by Paul Walborsky, CEO.



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