Duncan Riley is a writer, publisher, speaker and blogging evangelist. After authoring politically focused websites he discovered the then new blogging in 2002, founding The Blog Herald which went on to become a Top 100 blog worldwide at the time. In 2005 he co-founded the b5media blog network, a company now based in Canada that took $8 million US in Venture Capital funding. After writing for TechCrunch alongside Michael Arrington Duncan left the tech company to found The Inquisitr in 2008. In 2011 Duncan sold the Inquisitr to an outside agency.