Media company Odyssey has raised $225K in the first close of a SAFE note according to a recent SEC filing. The total filing is for $7.5M and there was one participant in the close. Odyssey faced some growing pains in 2017 when its CEO was removed and the editorial staff was let go. The company for a short period of time was one of the fastest growing media companies with over 30M monthly users and had previously raised $31M in equity funding. Investors in previous rounds include Wakestream Ventures, Michael Lazerow, and Jason Epstein. The company was founded in 2009 by Adrian France and B. Evan Burns.