Social Action Network YouthNoise Raises $1.5 Million From Omidyar, Others
Social Action Network YouthNoise Raises $1.5 Million From Omidyar, Others [by Staci]
Omidyar Network led a $1.5 million round for non-profit social network YouthNoise,
which started in 2001 as a global online community for Save The
Children. Other investors include a consortium of the Surdna
Foundation, the Rappaport Family Foundation and Virgin Mobile USA.
YouthNoise spun off in 2004, creating a network for ages 16-22.
YouthNoise.com carries only youth-generated content and focuses on
social action. It has 113,000 registered users from across the U.S. and
more than 170 countries worldwide; the site averages about three
million page views per month. (via SiliconBeat)
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