Mediagene Inc. of TNL Mediagene's Group Company Has Announced the Business Acquisition of "Sirabee" and "fumumu"

2024/04/01 TNL Mediagene
Mediagene Inc. of TNL Mediagene’s group company (Head office: Shibuya, Tokyo, CEO: Motoko Imada) announces the acquisition of the businesses "Sirabee" and "fumumu," currently operated by Newsy Inc. (Head office: Minato, Tokyo, CEO: Makoto Takahashi), effective April 1, 2024.

About Sirabee
The news site Sirabee was founded in 2014. It focuses on four main genres: breaking news, entertainment, research, and gourmet.  It not only reports information but also engages in Interview and editorial activities under the policy of making information "more understandable" to convey the abundance of information in the world in an understandable way.
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About fumumu
Launched in 2018 with the concept of "Frankly conveying the true feelings and curiosities of women." It is a web media that delivers real opinions and surprising data of women. The editorial team, mainly composed of female writers, writes articles based on the latest daily research. It reveals "real voices" through its unique "fumumu research panel."
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Background and Future of the Business Acquisition 
Since its inception, Mediagene has been committed to the creation and operation of target media. In 2023, marking the 25th anniversary of its founding, Mediagene and TNL Media Group, one of the largest media companies in Taiwan formed together, expanding the number of media operated by the TNL Mediagene Group beyond 20. Leveraging years of media operation experience and know-how, we aim for further growth of the newly added "Sirabee" and "fumumu." Furthermore, through the synergy between the media groups of TNL Mediagene, we aim for overall group growth in advertising and media commerce areas.

About Mediagene Inc.
Mediagene operates a total of 18 brands, including 15 media tailored for specific target communities and 3 commerce services. Our portfolio features Business Insider Japan, offering economic news for millennials; Gizmodo Japan, which covers tech and new products; MASHING UP, a community-driven media focused on fostering an inclusive future; and Machi-ya, a crowdfunding service specializing in gadgets.

For further information, please contact 
Mediagene Inc. Public Relations

About TNL Mediagene

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TNL Mediagene is one of the fastest-growing digital advertising, data analytics, and media platform for the Pan-Asian market. Established with Mandarin, English, and Japanese editions, TNL Mediagene offers comprehensive, profound, and diversified content of significant influence to global digital readers. Over time, it has further extended its reach, acquiring a mobile ad network, a big data research firm, and introducing a data analytics platform. This strategic expansion allows the group to adeptly capture user insights through zero-party, first-party, third-party databases, AI-driven analysis, Martech, and other cross-domain core products.

TNL Mediagene serves the public with news and informed commentaries, empowers brands with data, and connects with technology, becoming an essential partner for the digital transformation needs of enterprises. TNL Mediagene comprises twenty-four content brands and thirteen subsidiaries, such as Shih-Chi Communication, with over 560 staff members in Taipei, Hong Kong, and Japan. TNL Mediagene’s existing high-profile investors include North Base Media, an original seed investor in The News Lens, YouTube co-founder Steve Chen, Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin, famed Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper, Japanese digital advertising agency D.A.Consortium Inc. and Yasuyoshi Yanagisawa, CEO of FAN Communications Inc..

For more information, please visit the Group's website.


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