News and Analysis Service Benzinga Raises $1.5 Million

Benzinga has raised $1.5 million from Lightbank, the investment fund started by Groupon founders Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell. Benzinga is a financial media source company that delivers streaming news.

“Benzinga is an aggressive company that has adhered to a high standard of quality and professionalism. Its quick growth demonstrates real future potential,” stated Keywell of Lightbank. “Jason Raznick and his team have a vision to be the leader in financial media with real-time news, deep factual information and powerful commentary, all in one place. We’re pleased to support Benzinga in its efforts with one of our largest-ever initial investments.”

Benzinga started in spring 2010 and reachers about 1.5 million readers per month. Benzinga makes money by content licensing and product offerings.

[Benzinga PR]

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
Leave a Comment