Health Guru Media Gets $6M Funding Bump

6/30/11

New York’s Health Guru Media raised $6 million in a funding round that includes new investor Western Technology Investment, according to a press release. Other investors in the round included Castile Ventures and Village Ventures. Health Guru hosts health and diet video content online after pivoting in 2006 away from its initial incarnation as the William Shatner Sci-Fi DVD Club. The videos include commentary from nutrition experts and physicians. Thus far Health Guru has raised $12 million including the latest round, according to VentureWire. Previous investors in the company include Long River Ventures, Granite Point Capital, and The Berkshires Capital Investors.

João-Pierre S. Ruth is the editor of Xconomy New York. He can be reached at jpruth@xconomy.com and followed on Twitter @jpruth. Follow @

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