MIAMI, FL — June 1, 2023 — (NOTICIAS NEWSWIRE) — New Media Ventures, a sector-leading civic impact investment fund, announced that it has selected Nuestro Stories to join its cohort of diverse-owned media company investments for 2023.
“We’re excited about this investment in Nuestro Stories because they are fast-growing and very creative with dynamic platforms spanning content, adtech, influencer marketing, and their new Nuestro Studios,” said Jessica Salinas, NMV’s Chief Investment Officer. “As innovative and iconic as the previous ventures these entrepreneurs founded have been, we see an even greater and more impactful future for Nuestro Stories.”
Nuestro Stories is led by Co-Founder and Chairwoman, Angela Sustaita-Ruiz, a third generation Mexican-American. Her co-founder husband and Chief Content Officer, Manny Ruiz, is a second generation Cuban-American. Prior to launching Nuestro Stories, the founders created and later sold Hispanicize, DiMe Media, Hispanic Kitchen, Latina Moms, Hispanic PR Wire, Hispanic Digital Network, and LatinClips.
“We’re beyond honored to join the New Media Ventures family because they are a gold standard investor, and are committed to our vision of telling accurate stories about Latinos,” said Susaita-Ruiz. “This investment is empowering stories to be told, and studio platforms to be born that will open new doors for content creators spanning social, web, podcasts, and now through Nuestro Studios, films, series, and documentaries.”
About New Media Ventures
New Media Ventures is a movement-building impact fund that has been catalyzing capital to invest in the most promising leaders and power-building technologies in media and civic engagement for the past 12 yrs. Since inception, NMV has mobilized more than $60M in funding as first movers in 125 early-stage companies and startups; some notable investments include: Blavity, Crowd Tangle & Eko.
About Nuestro Stories
The flagship brand of Brilla Media Ventures, Nuestro Stories is the diverse-owned content, influencer, adtech, and production studio devoted to celebrating Latino heritage every day. Nuestro Stories produces snackable videos, stories, and social media content daily focused on Latino origins and histories, and through its Nuestro Studios also creates or co-produces branded and original films, documentaries, series and podcasts. Nuestro Stories is led by Angela Sustaita-Ruiz and Manny Ruiz, creators of Hispanicize and co-founders of the Hispanic social media marketing, and influencer industries, the Latino press release wire industry, and the first digital network of Hispanic print media companies online.