Raises $4.4 Million in Seed Round

by Kay Aloha Villamor in March 4th, 2024, a San Francisco, CA-based AI-powered news reader, raised $4.4 million in seed funding.  

SaaS Investors  

The investment was from Kindred Ventures and Adverb Ventures, as well as various angel investors, including Twitter and Medium co-founder Ev Williams and Behance founder, Scott Belsky. Future Plans  

The company plans to launch a mobile app in the future and is currently in private beta testing.  


Founded in 2023 by Sara Beykpour and Marcel Molina, is a startup offering a personalized, “multi-perspective” news reading experience by leveraging AI to summarize news from various sources. The startup's goal is not only to provide quick summaries but also to compensate authors and publishers fairly. Particle's platform offers users quick, bulleted summaries of news stories, with information sourced from multiple publishers across the political spectrum.  

Funding Details             


Raised: $4.4M     

Round: Seed Round                                              

Funding Month: February 2024      

Lead Investors: Kindred Ventures and Adverb Ventures  

Additional Investors: Ev Williams and Scott Belsky  

Company Website:   

Software Category: AI News Reader  



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