Long before there was Pandora or iHeart Radio, there was AccuRadio. Today the online radio pioneer and its CEO Kurt Hanson announced the company has raised a “Series A” round of $2.5 million from L.A.-based NantWorks. AccuRadio differentiates itself from Pandora and others by targeting upscale, educated, at-work 35-64 year olds with personalizable online radio based on 1,000 channels across all genres. The funds will primarily be used to market AccuRadio to a larger audience. “We’re delighted to finally be able to bring PR and marketing support to our product,” says Hanson who also publishes the popular Radio And Internet...

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