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27-Month-Old GigaOM Raises Another $4.5 Million

Giga Omni Media has raised another $4.5 million to help it continue expanding. This is quite the contrast to Gawker Media CEO Nick Denton’s announcement of cutbacks due to economic "doom" planned for January.

Om Malik has now raised $5.8 million since his firms inception. The latest funding round was led by  Alloy Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm.

Om Malik On The Mend

Noteworthy tech blogger Om Malik has been recovering from a heart attack since December 28th, he told GigaOm readers today.

GigaOmni Media Raises More Than $1 Million

Thanks to a round of funding, GigaOmni Media is ready to expand some more.  No one’s quite sure how big it’ll get, though – following initial reports that $1 million had been raised, Om Malik himself appeared to say that the amount’s rather higher.

BlogWorld: Cult Of Blogging, Minus Two Members

In a session called “The Cult of Blogging,” the sect turned out to be a little smaller than expected; out of three scheduled speakers, only one managed to show up. 

Om Malik gets a pass – the poor fellow apparently threw his back out – but Michael Arrington simply forgot to come, leaving us with Leo Laporte and surprise guest Justine Ezarik.

Om Malik Launches FoundRead

Om Malik kicked off the latest of his internet sites last night at MR, a new San Francisco salon (yes, salon as in you get haircuts, manicures and arm massages there). Om’s new site is called FoundRead and will be a community oriented site focusing on new businesses and entrepreneurial advice.

Malik Decries Web 2.0 Fatigue, Pixie Dust

As the big Web 2.0 event changes from “Conference” to “Summit,” the whole Web 2.0 meme may be approaching “old and busted” status; so far the “new hotness” to replace it has yet to emerge.