Feedster Gets New President & Funding
Feedster, the blog & feed search and subscription engine, announced today that Tyler Goldman will join its Board of Directors and become acting president of the company. Goldman’s background is in entertainment, with positions of Senior VP of Corporate & Business Development at Movielink, and founder and CEO of Broadband Sports, Inc. on his resume.
“Feedster is well-positioned to expand its leadership in search and syndication,” said Mr. Goldman. “With 41 million blogs and feeds being searched dynamically, Feedster provides consumers with the best way to leverage the constant flow of information that is being published on the web. Feedster is well-recognized by the technology community as the leading search and syndication engine for dynamic web-published content, including blogs, news and podcasts, and is in the process of expanding this leadership position in newly emerging areas like images and video. As millions of users, publishers and other web-based entities continually generate a vast amount of dynamic content, Feedster provides a comprehensive platform to search and syndicate content that is most relevant and timely.”
Additionally, Feedster is receiving some new funding with a Google connection:
Feedster also announced that it closed a new round of financing. All prior institutional investors participated — including Selby Venture Partners, Omidyar Network, Mitsui & Co., and Josh Kopelman’s Midas Capital, as well as new investor Felicis Ventures. In connection with Felicis Ventures’ investment, its Principal, Aydin Senkut, who spearheaded Google’s strategic partnerships in the Asia-Pacific region, will become an observer on Feedster’s Board of Directors and will join Josh Kopelman on the company’s Advisory Board.