New York – User-generated gadget reviews site gdgt has raised $3.165 in a round of new funding led by Spark Capital and True Ventures, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Previous backers Betaworks, AOL Ventures, Lerer Media Ventures, and a number of individual investors also participated in the round.
New York-based gdgt was founded by the co-creators of respected gadget blogs Gizmodo and Engadget, Pete Rojas and Ryan Block.
Block told The Journal that gdgt counts "hundreds of thousands" of registered users, and catalogs nearly 17,000 gadgets.
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San Francisco – The founders of gadget news blogs Gizmodo and Engadget have teamed to launch GDGT, a gadget-focused online social network.
The site was launched on Wednesday by Pete Rojas, the founder of Gizmodo and co-founder of Engadget, and Ryan Block, the editor of Engadget.
The site will not produce original news content or reviews, as do Gizmodo and Engadget, but instead aggregate news and reviews, and allow users to post their own gadget reviews.
Users can also create profiles and list their stable of gadgets, [...].one comment