Bangalore-based Spunklane Media Pvt. Ltd owned The News Minute (TNM), a startup that focuses on creating\u00a0news content from southern India, has raised an undisclosed amount of angel funding from Quintillion Media.\r\n\r\nWith this development, Ritu Kapur, co-founder of Quintillion Media and Raghav Bahl, founder & former MD of Network 18, will join the company\u2019s board.\r\n\r\nFounded in 2014 by Chitra Subramaniam, Dhanya Rajendran and Vignesh Vellore,\u00a0The News Minute, is a news and media digital platform bringing together the best of original content with a special focus on the five southern states - Andhra, Karataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana. The platform hosts diverse content ranging from news reportage and breaking news to opinions and blogs with a special focus on the five Southern States.\r\n\r\nSpeaking on the development, Vignesh Vellore, co-founder of TNM\u00a0said,\u00a0\u201cOur main focus is growing the audience. We have to develop a larger captive audience, increase our engagement with them on social platforms. We also aim to produce content which are qualitatively better and get better leverage out of our existing talents.\u201d\r\n\r\nThe startup will use the raised capital to expand its team (mostly reporters) and enhance its technology as well as\u00a0marketing in order to\u00a0reach out to a wider audience.\r\n\r\nOther players in this space who have raised funding include, Delhi-based startup, InShorts, (earlier News in Shorts) raised $20Mn, from existing investor Tiger Global; woman centric lifestyle and fashion content portal, POPxo, raised $2 Mn in its Series A round; and Internet media & news startup, ScoopWhoop Media, raised $4 Mn in a funding round from Kalaari Capital.\r\n\r\n\r\nWelcome to Flash Feed, your essential source for breaking news and innovation from around the web - bite-sized and updated all day.