Online news and views portal YouthKiAwaaz has received investment of around Rs 4 crore from Quintillion, a firm founded by Raghav Bahl and Ritu Kapur.
According to a report in The Economic Times, this is the third investment by Quintillion, which was founded in 2014 and began operations in March this year. ET reported the YouthKiAwaaz would use the funds to expand its business model and for technology upgrade.
The business daily quoted founder of the website Anshul Tewari as saying: â€śYouthKiAwaaz is a completely people-driven digital media platform. With veterans like Raghav Bahl and Ritu Kapur on board as partners, we feel both privileged and excited to start a new and even more adventurous phase in pushing this generation's opinions to the front.â€ť
According to the founder, the website has received 30,000 contributions from people across India and the world and has one million readers every month.