Own Local

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Own Local sells digital media services to small and medium businesses (SMBs) in partnership with local news publishers, enabling publishers to leverage their local brand and provide a one-stop shop for SMB digital services and improving revenue for small and regional publishers in particular.

Project Team

Own Local

OwnLocal was founded by Lloyd Armbrust and Jason Novek in 2007 and received funding from Y Combinator, Baseline Ventures, Lerer Media Ventures, Paul Buchheit, Joshua Schachter, and Alex Moore in 2010.

Today, OwnLocal technology powers more than 100 publications and is growing rapidly. We’ve been featured in publications like the Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, the Washington Post, and many more. Our products touch more than 1 million people each month. We’re inspired every day to create the very best products for publications and local brands.