VCs Bet on Opposing Views

Schachter, Ken
June 2008
Red Herring;6/2/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports that Opposing Views, an online debate platform designed to bring users up to speed on political, health and finance issues, has secured $1.25 million in series A financing. The funding was provided by Frontera Group, Gil Elbaz, co-founder of Applied Semantics and Russell Fine, Opposing Views' chief executive and co-founder of Youbet.com. Opposing Views plans to use the funding to launch the web site and sign up its first 100 experts. It outlines some organizations that will serve as experts in the Web site.


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