Post Tagged with: "Peter Chernin"

Blogging Platform Medium Raises $25 Million
/ January 29, 2014 4:46 pm
Blogging Platform Medium Raises $25 Million

VentureBeat reports that Medium has raised $25 million in its recent round of funding. The funding round was led by Greylock Partners with participation from Ron Conway, Google Ventures, Peter Chernin, Chris Sacca, Gary Vaynerchuk, Tim O’Reiily, and others. Medium was introduced with the objective of providing a new platform for people on the Internet where they can share their stories, and ideas. . Read More

DMW Games and LA Startup Scopely Hosting Reception for SXSW Interactive VIPs
/ March 11, 2013 2:36 pm
DMW Games and LA Startup Scopely Hosting Reception for SXSW Interactive VIPs

DMW Games has teamed up with one of LA's hottest startups, Scopely, to host a reception for investors, startup Founders, VIPs and games and interactive execs at SXSW Interactive this evening. . Read More

Hispanic YouTube network MiTú closes round led by Chernin and other digital media luminaries
/ December 12, 2012 10:05 am
Hispanic YouTube network MiTú closes round led by Chernin and other digital media luminaries

Multi-channel YouTube network MiTú, which exclusively addresses Latino audiences, has obtained financing from the Chernin Group and some other very interesting investors. Read More

Chernin invests $10m for 20+% stake in OTT giant Base79
/ November 13, 2012 3:46 pm
Chernin invests $10m for 20+% stake in OTT giant Base79

The Chernin Group has invested $10 million in Base79, a U.K.-based online media company that operates 550 YouTube channels, in exchange for an estimated 20-28 percent stake. Read More

Qatar Holding invests in Chernin Group, reportedly $100m
/ November 8, 2012 1:05 pm
Qatar Holding invests in Chernin Group, reportedly $100m

The Chernin Group announced it has secured “a significant equity investment” from Qatar Holding LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but reports value the deal at about $100 million. Read More

Just $1 unlocks celebrity comedy clips and saves lives
[with trailer]
/ September 13, 2012 5:30 am
Just $1 unlocks celebrity comedy clips and saves lives <br />[with trailer]

CollegeHumor.com is making it possible to save lives simply by watching funny video clips starring 30 of Hollywood's well-known talents, in a joint initiative with Malaria No More. Read More

Richard Branson and Peter Chernin in $85M Tumblr Investment Round
/ September 26, 2011 4:58 pm
Richard Branson and Peter Chernin in $85M Tumblr Investment Round

Richard Branson and Peter Chernin are among investors participating in $85 million in new funding for Tumblr, in a round that was led by Greylock Partners and Insight Venture Partners. Returning investors Spark Capital, Union Square Ventures, and Sequoia Capital also participated. This brings Tumblr’s total capital raised to over $125 million. The company reports having 30 million blogs on its platform and receiving 13 billion page views a month, a leap up from 2 billion page views the same time last year. . Read More

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