MGA’s “Shuffle” App Featured on Product Hunt
Shuffle Featured On Technology And Mobile App Review Website Product Hunt Alexandria, VA – Shuffle, the mobile news sharing application that learns from its users, is featured on Product Hunt, the premiere website that offers reviews and promotes new technology and application products. Shuffle’s algorithm processes user feedback and presents cards of news stories specifically catered to the user. Users can also follow their friends and news publishers, share recommended stories, and save articles to a personal reading list. Click here to view. “I may read a thousand stories a week, but only share one or two of them, that’s not necessarily the best information for me to see, but it’s what shows up on social media sites. So how do you surface the other thousand articles tha ...
Disruptor Capital Invests $1M In Alexandria Media Firm
As seen in the Washington Business Journal By Jennifer Nycz-Conner Disruptor Capital Invests $1M In Alexandria Media Firm Pete Snyder’s Disruptor Capital has made another notable investment, its second in fewer than two months. The Washington Post reports that Disruptor will lead a $1 million-plus funding round in Media Group of America, an Alexandria-based media company owned by two former Republican operatives that produces the Independent Journal Review. Snyder will join the company’s board as part of the deal. Disruptor, which is also based in Alexandria, recently took part in a $5 million funding round in Richmond menswear startup Ledbury. The Post says MGA is profitable, and is expected to generate $30 million in revenue this year. MGA was founded by ...
Media Group of America Announces Close of First Major Investment Led by Pete Snyder and Disruptor Capital
Media Group of America Announces Close of First Major Investment Led by Pete Snyder and Disruptor Capital Fastest-Growing Social Publishing Company Adds Capital to Fuel More Growth, Social Media Pioneer Snyder to Board of Directors ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Media Group of America co-founders Alex Skatell and Phil Musser announced today the closing of a major investment round led by Pete Snyder and Disruptor Capital, and that Snyder, Disruptor’s CEO, will join the Board of Directors and serve as a senior advisor to all MGA properties. The investment will help fuel even more growth for the one of the fastest-growing media companies in the world. Over the past 18 months, MGA’s flagship social news site, The Independent Journal Review, has surpassed CNN, Th ...
Disruptor Capital Invests Seven-Figure Plus Into Leading Media Firm
As seen in The Washington Post By Thomas Heath Disruptor Capital Invests Seven-Figure Plus Into Leading Media Firm Disruptor Capital, a Washington-area angel investment firm, has made its second big move in less than two months by leading a $1 million-plus funding round in Media Group of America. The investment will help fuel growth at the the media company, led by Alexandria-based the Independent Journal Review, a two-year-old Website run and owned two former Republican operatives. Privately-held Media Group of America, which is profitable, is on track to earn more than $30 million in revenue this year. The company is profitable, said Disruptor Capital chief executive Pete Snyder, who will joining the MGA board. The company was founded by Alex Skatell an ...
Disruptor Capital Makes Major Investment in Ledbury
As seen in The Washington Post By Thomas Heath Ledbury Clothing Company In Richmond Gets Funds From Pete Snyder’s Disruptor Capital Pete Snyder’s Disruptor Capital, an Alexandria-based angel investment firm, has joined an estimated $5 million funding round aimed at boosting production for a Richmond-based clothing company co-founded by the son of former U.S. Sen. Paul Trible. The company, Ledbury, whose headquarters is in a tobacco warehouse in a historical section of Richmond, intends to use the investment to help its e-commerce sales and increase its shirt production from about 65,000 this year to a goal of 100,000 in 2015. … Snyder was an early mover in the social media sector, creating New Media Strategies, a marketing firm that he sold for millions in 2007 to the ...