Panna Gets Funding From LA Investors For iPad Cooking Magazine

A number of Los Angeles investors are behind a first round of funding today for Panna, a developer of a video cooking magazine for the iPad and iPhone. Panna, which is based in New York, said it raised $1.35M in funding from Anthem Ventures, Launchpad LA, Lerer Ventures, Crosslink Ventures, Maveron, Advancit Capital, RSL Venture Partners,David Tisch's BoxGroup, Rick J. Caruso, Ken Siskind, Jay Livingston, Dan Rose, Aaron Schiff and David Levy. Panna's app lets users cook alongside celebrity chefs, letting users learn how to cook dishes from everyone from Rick Bayless to Nancy Silverton. Anthem and Launchpad LA are in Los Angeles. More information »