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Riot New Media Group

BookRiot.com & FoodRiot.com are niche content + app ecosystems that draw passionate readers. Advertisers dig it. We're eager to scale.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Website riotnewmedia.com

Company Summary

Paid content creation is broken and content created for free often sucks. Riot New Media Group solves this problem by sourcing original content from amateur experts, providing a platform that amplifies their reach and deploying useful social apps that create sticky ecosystems for the book and food verticals. Customers include publishing, technology and national food/beverage advertisers along with consumers who purchase content products.

Team

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    Alex Baker
    Director Technology

    Futurist; programmer; web developer; project manager, brewer

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    Jeff O'Neal
    CEO & Editor-in-Chief, Co-founder

    English PhD, Columbia; Instructor, The New School; successful blogger; digital content expert

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    Clinton Kabler
    COO, Co-founder

    MBA, Rutgers; leads successful product launches; sales manager; prefers eating at the bar

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    Amanda Nelson
    Community Manager

    Brings personality to social; drives social click-through; loves the noms

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    Rebecca Schinsky
    Director, Content & Community

    Social emcee; editorial executrix; community builder; successful blogger

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    Yan Klats
    Sales Director

    Advertising entrepreneur; digital ad sales veteran

Advisors

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    Sonya Erickson, Cooley, LLP
    Lawyer
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    Doug Thorn, Moss Adams
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Founders
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    Friends & Family
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