Canadian newspaper publisher Postmedia Network has acquired Sprouter, an Internet content company that specialises in the areas of technology, digital media, entrepreneurship and startups. Through the acquisition, Sprouter becomes a division of Postmedia Network. Sprouter will continue to operate under the Sprouter name and branding under the leadership of Sarah Prevette.
“We are thrilled to welcome Sprouter to the Postmedia Network family,” said Paul Godfrey, President and CEO. “Sprouter complements our Digital First strategy and brings a spark of digital entrepreneurship to our family of brands.”
Founded in 2009 by Sarah Prevette, Sprouter enables entrepreneurs to ask a question, browse relevant content, comment on answers, and share advice with their networks. Sprouter also produces the Sprouter Weekly entrepreneurship publication, and hosts Sprout Up events.