RadioPublic, a Boston-based startup founded by public radio veterans, previously announced that it raised a $1.2 million seed round with WGBH as the lead investor. Other investors included former Groupon CEO and founder Andrew Mason and local investment firm Companyon Capital. The startup's original group of investors — which included The New York Times, American Public Media, and Slate.com publisher Graham Holdings — also participated in the funding round of 2017.
RadioPublic is a technology company, and a public benefit corporation, creating exceptional products, experiences, tools and platforms to help fulfill their mission. RadioPublic was initially focused on building iOS, Android, and web apps for listeners. These are the new radios of our time. RadioPublic is continuously experimenting with advances in mobile platforms, audio formats, recommendation.