The Ken, a Bangalore, India-based provider of digital, subscription-driven publication, raised $1.5m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Omidyar Network.
The company will use the funds to accelerate its organization growth and expand this team by bringing on board writers, editors, UI designers, marketers, developers and product geeks.
Co-founded by a team of experienced journalists and entrepreneurs, including Seema Singh, Ashish K. Mishra, Rohin Dharmakumar, and Sumanth Raghavendra, The Ken is a new, digital, subscription-driven publication, which aims to deliver original business insight through stories to professionals, entrepreneurs, investors and leaders.
The Ken publishes just one story every week day.