Type of site
|Media and Entertainment|
Newport Beach, California
|Alexa rank||5,745 (May 2018[update])|
NextShark is an American digital media and entertainment company whose content is focused mainly on Asian American and Asian News. The brand produces editorial and video content, live events, and social media content about topics such as business, culture, entertainment, lifestyle, and politics.
NextShark was founded by Benny Luo in 2013 after he sold NewMediaRockstars. The company initially started as a Entrepreneur-focused publication, but pivoted after noticing uptick in Asian-centric content. The company is headquartered in Newport Beach, California. They receive over 3 million readers a month making them the largest online publication targeting Asian Americans.
In October 2014, Leung Chai-yan, daughter of former Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun yin, threatened to sue NextShark for libel following unflattering reports about comments she posted on her Facebook page.
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