DFJ Frontier Bolsters Team With Media Vet

Los Angeles-based venture capital investment firm DFJ Frontier has significantly bolstered the company's team, saying Tuesday that it has added Merrill Brown--former founder of MSNBC--as a Venture Partner. DFJ Frontier said that Brown will be based in New York, and will work both on the East Coast and the Northwest. Brown is curerntly at the Montclair State University School of Communication and Media, where he also continue to serve, and prior to that also had served at Journalism Online (acquired by RR Donnelley); Realnetworks; (as Editor in Chief/SVP); and worked withTime Magazine, NBC, Court TV, among other companies and clients. He's also been involved with such companies as, GoLocal,, and Now Public.