Outside.in, platform for neighborhood news and conversation, announced the hiring of Mark Josephson. The company also announced a round of financing that includes existing investors Union Square Ventures, Milestone Venture Partners, Betaworks, and a group of angel investors led by George Crowley. New York City Investment Fund also joined the round. This round of financing will fund the continued development consumer tools, as well as the expansion of the suite of products and services that empower content publishers of all sizes. Co-founder and former CEO, Steven Berlin Johnson will remain actively involved as Executive Chairman.