Besomebody, Inc., an Austin, Texas-based diverse, global, social community and passion platform, closed a $1m seed funding round from The E.W. Scripps Company.
The distribution of the funding is linked to the company meeting key milestones.
The company plans to use the money to build its platform.
Led by founder and CEO Kash Shaikh, Besomebod is creating the World’s Platform for Passion™, a mobile-based technology platform that will enable its users to explore their passions through curated inspirational content; discover people around them who share their passions; and learn from experts, called “Passionaries”.
Today, besomebody content, which range from user generated tweets and Instagram photos to music videos and graffiti murals, reaches more than 4m people in over 180 countries.