Charter, an NYC-based media and insights company designed to transform the workplace, raised $3 million in seed financing.
The round was led by Bloomberg Beta with participation from Precursor Ventures, The Fund, Old Town Media, David Friend, long-time technology entrepreneur and CEO of Wasabi, David G. Bradley, Chairman Emeritus of The Atlantic, Jessica Lessin, Founder and CEO of The Information, and public relations executive Marcy Simon.
The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach.
Company: Charter Works Inc.
Raised: $3.0 M
Round: Seed Funding
Funding Month: July 2022
Lead Investors: Bloomberg Beta
Additional Investors: Precursor Ventures, The Fund, Old Town Media, David Friend, long-time technology entrepreneur and CEO of Wasabi, David G. Bradley, Chairman Emeritus of The Atlantic, Jessica Lessin, and Marcy Simon
Company Website: https://www.charterworks.com/
Software Category: media and insights company
About the Company: Founded and led by veterans of media and startups Kevin Delaney, Erin Grau, and Jay Lauf, Charter is focused exclusively on addressing future work challenges and providing actionable insights, real-time intelligence, and research-based best practices to effectively create more dynamic and equitable organizations.
To support its growth, Charter is adding a new research arm to the company, which will be led by Emily Goligoski who is joining as the Head of Research from her most recent role as Executive Director of Audience Research at The Atlantic. Charter will also be expanding its engineering, editorial, and operations teams. It has just announced two additional key new hires: Front-End Lead Engineer, Yitz Jordan, recent deputy CTO of Cointelegraph, and a new Head of Business Operations, Sarah Janowsky, from charity: water, where she served as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.