BlogHer Scoops Up $5 Million

Sadighi, Lalee
July 2008
Red Herring;7/17/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the $5 million investment secured by online blogging network by women for women BlogHer in series B funding in 2008. The series B funding is part of BlogHer's partnership with three NBC Universal properties, namely iVillage, Oxygen.com, and BravoTV.com. BlogHer, which is described as a leading women's content network, revealed that it has more than 16 million unique visitors monthly and 4 billion page views annually.


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