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Prominent tech blog Gigaom is shutting down, after it revealed it “recently became unable to pay its creditors”. Here’s what Gigaom management had to say Monday evening: Gigaom recently became unable to pay its creditors in full at this time. As a result, the company is working with its creditors that have rights to all of the company’s assets as …
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.
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.
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 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.