OZY Media Raises $10M in Funding

ozyOZY Media, a Mountain View, CA—based online magazine, raised $10m in funding.

The round was led by GSV Capital with participation from existing investors Axel Springer, Emerson Collective and some angel investors.

The company, which has raised $35m in total funding to date, intends to use the funds to continue to create experiences and expand their video team.

Founded in 2013 by journalist Carlos Watson and Samir Rao, OZY Media is a daily information magazine that discovers and reports on politics, culture, sports, food, technology stories and organizes live events. In the last year, the company has expanded its editorial product and email newsletters delivering global coverage to over 2 million people worldwide.

Additional backers inclued Laurene Powell Jobs, Ron Conway, David Drummond, Larry Sonsini and Dan Rosensweig.



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