Online Talent Community Site HowFamous Gets Angel Funding

HowFamous, which positions itself as an online talent contest and community, has received its first angel round of funding from a group of Orange County investors. The newly acquired funds will be used for marketing, operations and business development, it said.
The site was launched in 2003, and is based in Huntington Beach, CA. It says it has more than 10,000 registered contestants competing across various music, modeling, writing and video categories for exposure, fame and prizes. Details in release.