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Deep Cuts Brought Daily Voice Back From the Brink

Tom Grubisich

Deep Cuts Brought Daily Voice Back From the Brink

Faced with uneasy investors and a cash burn of $500,000 a month, the company’s founder Carll Tucker wondered last weekend: “Is this it?” But after 48 hours of number crunching, Tucker finally came up with a one-page document that he was convinced would be Daily Voice’s passport to a secure future…

#SFSNYC: Making Hyperlocal Media Work

Emily Gordon

#SFSNYC: Making Hyperlocal Media Work

Amid a body-strewn battlefield on which even the smartest media companies have fallen, some founders of post-2009 start-ups, Leela de Kretser, publisher of DNAinfo (New York and Chicago); Zohar Yardeni, CEO of Daily Voice (suburban and rural New York state and Massachusetts); and Josh Fenton, cofounder of GoLocal24 (throughout New England); discussed ways to beat the curse during a panel discussion at the Street Fight Summit in New York City…

Daily Voice CEO: We’re ‘Far Closer’ to Profitable Than the Competition Is

Tom Grubisich

Daily Voice CEO: We’re ‘Far Closer’ to Profitable Than the Competition Is

Zohar Yardeni has served as CEO of the The Daily Voice — a hyperlocal news network of 52 sites in suburban New York and Connecticut and central Massachusetts formerly known as Main Street Connect — since November, 2011. Street Fight checked in with Yardeni recently to see how he and the Daily Voice were competing in their hotly contested local digital space…

Main Street Connect Announces New CEO, $7 Million in Funding

Steven Jacobs

Main Street Connect Announces New CEO, $7 Million in Funding

Main Street Connect, the network of hyperlocal news sites, announced yesterday that Thompson Reuters’ Global Head of Product Management Zohar Yardeni would come on as CEO, replacing founder Carll Tucker who will become chairman of the company’s board of directors. The company also announced $7 million in new funding, matching an inaugural round raised a year ago…