Digital First Ventures, the venture capital arm and business incubator of Digital First Media, a US-based news and media company, has signed a strategic partnership with NewsCred, a US-based content marketing and syndication platform.

John Paton, chief executive officer of Digital First Media, said: “The NewsCred partnership gives us access to superior tools and content suppliers through a single platform and creates an efficient and effective way for us to develop new content areas that will expand our growing digital audience, while also provide new revenue opportunities.”

Shafqat Islam, co-founder and chief executive officer, NewsCred. “As the demand increases for both agile publishing tools and high-quality content to feed growing digital audiences, this partnership showcases our market-leading capabilities on these vital and deeply integrated fronts.”

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