Newsy Raises $2 Million from Anonymous Angel Investor

Newsy Raises $2 Million from Anonymous Angel Investor

Newsy.com, a news analyzing site that focuses primarily on videos and offering a diversity of videos per topic, has raised a respectful $2 million in funding from an investor that is, currently, remaining anonymous.

The news release from Newsy.com states that the funding comes from an angel investor that “will allow us to build revenue, distribution and marketing partnerships, and help grow our news operations…” said Jim Spencer, Newsy President.

Below is the full press release from Newsy.com:

(PRWEB) May 5, 2010 – Today Newsy announced that the company has raised its second round of funding of $2 million. Newsy is a multisource video news service that analyzes the world’s news coverage – highlighting the key differences in reporting.

”Newsy’s goal is simple – deliver exceptional multisource, multiplatform video news in innovative ways – we have done that with the recent release of our highly rated and ranked iPad app built specifically for the mobile news customer,” said Newsy President Jim Spencer.

The funding, raised from angel investors, “will allows us to build revenue, distribution and marketing partnerships; grow our news operations; and deliver a remarkable product for our viewers and our customers,” Spencer said.

Newsy operates Newsy.com and its mobile offerings include its popular iPad app, which is a highly ranked app for news in the iTunes’ App Store; its highly rated iPhone app; as well as apps for Android-based smart phones and Intel Atom-powered netbooks.

The Newsy App for iPad is available for free from the App Store on iPad or at:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/newsy-for-ipad-multisource/id367718944?mt=8

A news analyzer, not a news aggregator, Newsy offers context with convenience. In 2- to 3-minutes videos, users understand the differences in coverage from different media outlets as well as discover new sources they would not have found on their own.