Topix is a news community connecting people to information and discussions that matter to them in U.S. towns and cities.

Topix is a technology company focusing on entertainment and news media. Every month, more than 18 million highly engaged users spend an average of 13 minutes per session browsing Topix's growing collection of high quality content about celebrities, pop culture, the offbeat, health, current events, and more.

The site links news from 74,000 sources to more than 450,000 user-generated forums. Topix also works with some of the nation's major media companies to grow and engage their online audiences through forums and RSS feeds.

Topix is an technology enabled audience discovery platform for premium content in a variety of lifestyle and entertainment categories: Entertainment Pets & animals Lifestyle Parenting Sports Classic Topix News & forums

Founders:  Bob Truel, Bryn Dole, Chris Tolles, Mike Markson, Rich Skrenta