Wikia Raises $10 Million from Amazon

Amazon.com has invested $10 million into Wikia Inc., the for-profit wiki site founded by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. News of the deal was first reported last month, but the actual dollar amount had been kept confidential. Wikia previously had raised  $4 million in Series A funding earlier from Bessemer Venture Partners, Omidyar Network and individual investors like Marc Andreessen, Josh Kopelman, Joichi Ito, Mitch Kapor and Ron Conway. www.amazon.com www.wikia.com

 

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