Social Publishing FTW: With 40M Users, Jonah Peretti’s BuzzFeed Raises Another $19.3M Led By NEA

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http://techcrunch.com – BuzzFeed, the online social publishing powerhouse with 40 million readers started and headed by Jonah Peretti, today announced that it has raised another $19.3 million to continue building out its empire. The Series D round was led by new investor NEA with existing investors RRE, Hearst, SoftBank, and Lerer Ventures also participating, as well as new investors Michael and Kass Lazerow — the founders of a social empire of another sort, Buddy Media. The funding takes the total raised by BuzzFeed to $46.3 million. While some say that we are entering a period in which all of the many social (IT news)