Post Tagged with: "YouTube"

AwesomenessTV Acquires YouTube Network Big Frame for $15 Million
/ April 3, 2014 3:33 pm
AwesomenessTV Acquires YouTube Network Big Frame for $15 Million

AwesomenessTV, a leading multi-platform media company serving the global teen community, announced today that it has agreed to acquire the YouTube multi-channel network Big Frame, a pioneer in digital talent and influencer management. . Read More

YouTube Music Subscription Service to Launch This Summer
/ April 2, 2014 4:05 pm
YouTube Music Subscription Service to Launch This Summer

Hypebot reports that YouTube's music subscription service will launch this summer via Google's Music Pass on Android. With YouTube's 1 billion users, it is expected that the company will quickly become a new competitor in an already crowded space of streaming music services. . Read More

Maker Studios and Music Choice Create Distribution Partnership
/ March 28, 2014 9:36 am
Maker Studios and Music Choice Create Distribution Partnership

Maker Studios, one of the leading networks of online video content on YouTube recently acquired by The Walt Disney Company, today announced a strategic partnership that will bring some of the biggest YouTube stars to Music Choice, a leading free video on demand provider in the US. . Read More

Disney to Acquire Maker Studios
/ March 25, 2014 2:52 pm
Disney to Acquire Maker Studios

Furthering its goal of bringing content to consumers on all the platforms they prefer, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has agreed to acquire Maker Studios, the leading network of online video content on YouTube. Maker Studios shareholders will receive total consideration of $500 million, and a performance-linked earn-out of up to $450 million if the strong performance targets are met. Read More

Audiam Rasies $2 Million to Monetize YouTube
/ March 4, 2014 2:41 pm
Audiam Rasies $2 Million to Monetize YouTube

Audiam, which launched in mid-2013 to focus on getting music publishers, labels and artists paid for the use of their music on YouTube, has secured $2 million in funding from a strategic group of investors, including: Jason Mraz (Grammy award winning multi-platinum selling Artist/Songwriter); Brett Gurewitz (founder/owner of Epitaph and Anti Records); Jimmy Buffett (multi-platinum selling Artist/Songwriter, entrepreneur, writer and songwriter); and Bill Silva (manager, concert promoter, music publisher), among others. . Read More

ZEFR Raises $30 Million
/ February 26, 2014 9:01 am
ZEFR Raises $30 Million

ZEFR, a leading platform that builds social marketing and rights management software for online video, announced today that it has raised $30 million in a new financing, led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) that included participation from existing investors U.S. Venture Partners, Shasta Ventures, First Round Capital and Richmond Park Partners. Read More

Google Chromecast to Support Embedded YouTube Videos
/ February 11, 2014 5:34 pm
Google Chromecast to Support Embedded YouTube Videos

VentureBeat reports that Google’s Chromecast will now provide access to play most YouTube videos on your TV. Prior, Chromecast users had to surf the YouTube website or one of its mobile apps to allow screen mirroring on videos. . Read More

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