This story was written by Rafat Ali.
San Diego News Network, a local news startup founded by Neil Senturia, a local technology entrepreneur and involves many execs from San Diego Union Tribune—former SDUT online head Chris Jennewein is the site’s president—has raised abouit $707K in funding, out of a $2 million raise effort, from a total of 12 investors, according to an SEC filing. The company has about 16 full time staff, according to this Forbes.com story, and works with 23 freelancers and 12 bloggers…more about the staff here. The site is competing with SDUT, of course (now owned by PE shop Platinum Equity), and the non-profit startup Voice of San Diego.
By Rafat Ali