Delivering RSS feeds got a lot more interesting and profitable now that Google has left the building. As of July 1, 2013 when Google reader shuttered its RSS service, Feedly has seen a drastic increase in users and now the company managed to raise nearly $500,000 in subscriptions in a span of eight short hours.
Feedly introduced its premium lifetime RSS service was priced at $99.99 sold out within the first day – a total of 5,000 happy backers. The money will go toward better hardware to run Feedly. In a blog post on Feedly’ site, Feedly CEO, Edwin Khodabakchian, highlights the company’s goals: Read more