Sprouter allows entrepreneurs to get curated answers to small business questions from people who know what they’re talking about. The site’s carefully chosen panel of experts provide advice on a variety of topics including law, marketing and funding. Sprouter also produces Sprouter Weekly entrepreneurship publication, and hosts global Sprout Up events to bring together entrepreneurs in local communities.

Sprouter announced it was shtting down the site in early August due to capital constraints. Sprouter was still  exploring options for all of its content when the announcement was made.

Postmedia Network today announced that it has acquired Sprouter . Through the acquisition, Sprouter Inc. becomes a division of Postmedia Network Inc.

“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.”

“This new chapter in Sprouter’s evolution is really exciting,” said Sarah Prevette. “We are thrilled to join the team at Postmedia. Of all the various supporters who came forward, we felt that Postmedia was the best fit for our community both philosophically and from a strategic business perspective.”

Sprouter will continue to operate under the Sprouter name and branding under the leadership of Sarah Prevette.


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