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Beacon News

Online daily newspaper network expanding to 2,000 papers across North American by 2017. End game: sell like Huffington Post.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded December 2008
  • Employees 5
  • Website beaconnews.ca

Company Summary

The value is in the network. Beacon News (BN) is building a network of 2,000 online daily newspapers across Canada and the United States, creating a very powerful media marketing platform 2.5 x larger than Yahoo News (#1 online news site). If each Beacon generates a gross profit of $50,000/year, Beacon News will generate $100 million annually. BN has proven it can generate readers. It has developed a robust revenue model. The endgame is to sell.

Team

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    Markham Hislop
    Chairman, President & CEO

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    Jack Zenert
    VP of Sales & Marketing

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    Peter Kneeland
    CFO

Advisors

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    Dean Strashok
    Lawyer
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    Peter Kneeland
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Peter Kneeland
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    Tracy Blaine
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    Chris Hammer
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