Pittman Invests In Another Newsletter: GeekChicDaily


Robert Pittman is investing an undisclosed amount in pop culture e-mail newsletter and blog GeekChicDaily, Pittman already has a track record with newsletter investments, scoring when DailyCandy sold to Comast last year for a $120 million. He’s also invested in Thrillist and Tasting Table. Andy Russell, a partner in Pittman’s Pilot Group, is joining the GCD advisory board, which includes former DailyCandy CEO Pete Sheinbaum. GCD, founded last year by digital media vet Peter Y. Levin and Gareb Shamus, publisher and founder of Wizard Entertainment, earlier raised about $1 million from Peter Guber, CEO of Mandalay Entertainment Group, Japanese media investor Yoshimoto Kogyo and the Jel Sert Corporation.

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