Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

$5,000,000
AlleyWatch , Adweek

Bustle Digital Group Acquires Mic for ~$5M in a Fire Sale to Move into the Political Sphere

Nieman Lab

Mic lays off almost everyone and aims for a last-ditch sale to Bustle

Re/code , Adweek , Fast Company

Mic has laid off the majority of its staff

Re/code , Adweek

Mic.com is in talks to sell to Bustle

VentureBeat

Marfeel's WordPress plug-in helps small publishers reap mobile ad revenue

$3,000,000 Venture capital
FinSMEs

Pathmatics Secures $3M in Strategic Funding

Advertising Funding
VentureBeat

MMO studio Trion Worlds under new ownership

The Verge

Sennheiser wants you to slap a giant wireless mic on your kids to record precious moments

Smart devices
VentureBeat

MMO specialist Trion Worlds goes through layoffs after launching Defiance 2050

Gaming
VentureBeat

Trion Worlds launches Defiance 2050 reboot without SyFy TV show

Gaming
The Verge

Beyerdynamic’s new $179 USB mic is built for podcasters, Twitch streamers, and musicians

Smart devices
Acquisition
VentureBeat

Trion acquires Gazillion assets and expands publishing partnerships

Gaming Software development
Xconomy

Cannon Ventures, Pensa Systems, FloSports, Kopser Wins & More TX Tech

Funding
TechCrunch

Skimlinks CEO & founder Navarro moves on, hands reigns to new CEO

Robotics Strategy People Apps & Services
VentureBeat

Defiance is getting a reboot from Trion Worlds without the SyFy TV show

Gaming Culture, Art, Books
TechCrunch

Skimlinks CEO to European startups: Don’t waste your time chasing US VCs at first

Funding
$20,000,000 Venture capital (Series C)
TechCrunch

Automated video creation startup Wibbitz raises $20M

Funding Video
@joshuatopolsky @jayrosen_nyu @dannysullivan @johnbattelle via The Outline

How Mic.com exploited social justice for clicks

Publishing Diversity
Adweek

Mic Lays Off 25 People as It Refocuses on Being 'the Leader in Visual Journalism'

Publishing
Incubate Africa

Applications open for OPEN MIC AFRICA

Global Education