TPM is getting its first outside funding: an injection of between $500,000 and $1 million that comes courtesy of ur-entrepreneur Marc Andreessen. The money will come, TechCrunch reports, from Andreessen himself, rather than his new venture fund Andreessen Horowitz—with the total rounded out by funding from other, as-yet-unnamed angel investors.

Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.