Content Firm Draws Suitors
L.A. Business Journal
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
Zealot Networks, co-founded by Danny Zappin, former chief of Maker Studios, may be acquisition target
Naritiv Raises $3M For Snapchat Content
JANUARY 29, 2016
Los Angeles-based Naritiv , a new startup developing a network of content creators for Snapchat, has raised $3M in a funding round, the company said Thursday. The startup--founded by Dan Altmann and Eric Posen--says it is enabling the creation of mobile-first content for Snapchat and other social network platforms. READ MORE>>.
Content, Commerce, and Cosmetics: A Look At IPSY's Subscription Business
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
The company operates the Ipsy Open Studios based in Los Angeles, which specifically caters to content creators in the beauty area. What is IPSY?
23 Million Views – Startup Content Goes Mainstream
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
The post 23 Million Views – Startup Content Goes Mainstream appeared first on John Greathouse Your friends see you as you are. billion.
Paladin Software, Tipalti Link On Video Content Payments
JUNE 23, 2016
Two, Los Angeles area companies, Paladin Software , and Tipalti , said this week that they have linked up in a strategic partnership, to enable payments to video content creators across different countries. paladin software tipalti content payment fintech financial currency processingREAD MORE>>.
MACRO Gets Funding For Muticultural Content
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
Los Angeles-based MACRO , which says it is developing content for the African American, Latino, and multicultural market, says it has raised a initial round of funding. macro ventures venture capital content hollywood multiculturalSize of the investment round was not announced. MACRO is led by Charles D. READ MORE>>.
Wonderville Takes On Educational Content For Kids
JULY 27, 2012
A new, Los Angeles startup, Wonderville has launched to take on curating educational content on the web, providing links and videos to different content on a wide range of educational content for K-8 education. wonderville education elementary video content schoolREAD MORE>>.
Amazon Studios Sets First Four Content Projects
JUNE 25, 2012
Amazon Studios , the content development effort being run out of Amazon.com's Los Angeles arm, the People's Production Company, has set the first four projects being developed by the company. According to Amazon, it has selected one children's show and three comedies as the first four content development efforts at the company.
YouTube Injects $200M Into More Content
OCTOBER 8, 2012
In what can only be good news for the ecosystem of content providers and startup firms here in Southern California, Google's YouTube said Sunday that it is expanding into Europe, and adding more than 50 original channels to the 100 it introduced last year. youtube content channels development hollywood startupsREAD MORE>>.
PublishThis Enhances Content Curation Tool
MARCH 13, 2013
PublishThis , the Los Angeles startup headed by Matt Kumin, has enhanced the firm's online, content marketing and curation management tool. The firm said the latest version of its platform is aimed at brands, retailers, media companies, and trade associations, to help them scale their content efforts across digital channels.
Amos Content Group Gets Angel Funding
MAY 31, 2011
Santa Monica-based Amos Content Group , a provider of editorial and video content services, said today that it has scored a round of angel funding.
Docstoc Ramps Video Content Effort
AUGUST 8, 2011
Santa Monica-based Docstoc , the online business documents site headed by Jason Nazar, has quietly been ramping a video content effort at the site. Disclaimer: socalTECH has also contributed content to the new section.) video production content advice business small docstocREAD MORE>>.
Gravity Debuts Content Personalization API
FEBRUARY 1, 2013
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Los Angeles Becomes YouTube's Content Hub With New Playa Vista Studio
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
The Los Angeles area is fast becoming the content hub for online video site YouTube , a position that takes advantage of both the LA region's long history in the entertainment business, and the rise of a slew of startups producing content specifically aimed at the YouTube audience. READ MORE>>.
Silicon Beach Report Feb. 20: Whatsapp Updates with Snapchat-Like Vanishing Content
L.A. Business Journal
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
WhatsApp updates with Snapchat-like vanishing content, SpaceX lands its latest Falcon 9 rocket booster, media buying on Snapchat confuses advertisers, and more
MySetLife Adds Content From Hollywood Reporter, FilmContact.com
APRIL 6, 2011
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Evolve Media Snags Break Media Content Vet
DECEMBER 3, 2013
evolve media break executive content marketing video Los Angeles-based Evolve Media said late Monday that it has named Mitch Rotter as Senior Vice President of Marketing. Evolve Media said that Rotter will head up its marketing efforts, plus its vertical publishing divisions CraveOnline Media and TotallyHer Media. READ MORE>>.
Demand Media Applies Content Strategy To eNom
MARCH 24, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the Internet content publishing company run by Richard Rosenblatt, is applying its crowdsourced content model to eNom , the domain name registrar it owns. According to eNom, it has put up a new content portal focused on the.ORG domain name, which is powered by Demand Media's creative studios.
Demand Media Names New Content Marketing Executive
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
Santa Monica-based Demand Media is building out its executive team today, saying that it has named Scott Lehr as its new Senior Vice President and General Manager of Content Solutions. Lehr was previously at NewsCred, a developer of content marketing and content syndication software. READ MORE>>.
Fandango's Movieclips Ties With YouTube Space For New Content
JULY 16, 2015
Los Angeles-based Fandango said Thursday that its YouTube channel, Fandango Movieclips , is in a deal with YouTube Space LA , to create new, movie-themed original video content at the production space. fandango movieclips youtube youtubesspace angeles content interviews celebrity hollywood movieREAD MORE>>.
OK Go Super Bowl Video Illustrates Collision Between Content, Technology
FEBRUARY 6, 2012
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Here are 10 Tips from BuzzFeed to Make Your Content Go Viral
Both Sides of the Table
APRIL 11, 2011
But of course we also focused on making content go viral. Or creating quizzes or games with your content. Can we do 10 variants?
EndPlay Raises $21.5M For Content Management Systems
APRIL 13, 2012
Los Angeles-based EndPlay , a developer of software-as-a-service offerings for content management, said today that it has raised $21.5M in total funding for the firm. saas software capital venture system management content endplaySize of the most recent round was not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
Amazon Ramping Content Efforts In LA
FEBRUARY 13, 2012
According to reports , and are expected to generate content for both online and traditional distribution. amazon angeles content streaming video production hollywood hiring jobsAccording to reports today, Amazon is looking to ramp its efforts in Los Angeles to develop original programming through its Amazon Studios initiatives.
Mahalo Retools As Educational Content Apps Provider
APRIL 30, 2012
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YouTube's New Content Partners A Who's Who Of SoCal Startups
OCTOBER 31, 2011
Not suprisingly, the announcement by YouTube late Friday of a new initiative to provide original content programming channels on the site was a who's who of Southern California content and media startups. youtube content video streaming machinima demand media equal deca vuguruREAD MORE>>.
Demand Media Expands Content Offerings
MARCH 4, 2014
Santa Monica-based Demand Media said today that it is expanding its offerings in the content area, with an expansion of its Content Solution offerings. According to Demand Media, the expansion includes new content formats and enhanced "publishing and distribution strategies." READ MORE>>.
AudioMicro Launches New Stock Content Sites
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
Sherman Oaks-based AudioMicro.com , the stock audio site run by Ryan Born, debuted four new content sites Thursday at the Launch Conference. Born showed off ChooseTattoos , ImageCollect , InfographicStock , and Cartoonsy at the conference. READ MORE>>. audiomicro choosetattoos stock images imagecollect cartoon cartoonsy
MGM Licenses Content To Amazon
JUNE 13, 2012
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Seismic Snags $20M For Content Management Software
JANUARY 8, 2015
San Diego-based sales software developer Seismic has raised $20M in a Series B funding round, to go towards its sales content management software, the company said this morning. seismic content management sales software The funding was led by JMI Equity, and also included Sigma West. Seismic is led by Doug Winter. READ MORE>>.
Digiboo Adds Android Support, TV Content
OCTOBER 11, 2012
Digiboo sells the content via interactive kiosks in three airports, Minneapolis-St. Digiboo said the new shows will cost $1.99 READ MORE>>.
NewFronts | Monetizing Digital Content [Live]
Tech Zulu Event
MAY 21, 2012
We’ll discuss how content studios are monetizing this content via advertising, sponsorship, show integration and more. georgeruiz.
When Intent And Content Align, Online Ads Suck A Whole Lot Less
MAY 14, 2012
This automated coupling of intent and content results in uber-relevancy and ultimately enhances marketers’ ROI. and Overture Services.
PickDeck – Content Based on YOUR Interests
Tech Zulu Event
JULY 7, 2012
They’ll discover content for me…AND make sure it’s not spam. Content was a flowing based of my Twitter stream.
NetDNA Targets Asian Content Delivery Network Services
MARCH 8, 2013
Los Angeles-based content delivery network operator NetDNA is ramping up its efforts to provide CDN services in Asia, the company said Friday. NetDNA said its content delivery network services start at $39.95 a year. netdna content delivery network services asia accelerationREAD MORE>>.
Hulu Plus Adds Content From WWE
SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
Fans of the WWE have a new way to get content from the entertainment company--known for its professional wrestling personalities and contests--via Hulu Plus , the premium service of Los Angeles-based video site Hulu. hulu plus television streaming spanish wrestling professional entertainment hollywood contentREAD MORE>>.
Pivotshare Raises $1M For Content Monetization
AUGUST 8, 2012
Irvine-based Pivotshare , a new startup offering up a service to help content creators publish and monetize their video or audio via subscription or pay-per-view, said today that it has raised $1M in a Series A funding. pivotshare content video monetization hosting audioThe company was founded by Adam Mosam. READ MORE>>.
Silicon Beach Report Jan. 17: Mitú to Create Latino Content for MLB
L.A. Business Journal
JANUARY 17, 2017
Mitú to create Latino content for MLB, Snap Inc. secrecy culture may clash with the requirements of a public company, and Seinfeld’s “Comedian’s in Cars” leaving Crackle for Netflix
Manalto Gets $1M For Social Media Content Management
DECEMBER 30, 2013
Santa Monica-based Manalto has raised $1M in a seed funding round, for the company''s social media content management software. manalto venture capital social media content managment software facebook australia The company splits its operations between Santa Monica and Australia. The company is led by Anthony Owen. READ MORE>>.
Stocktwits Inks Content Deal With CNNMoney
MAY 9, 2011
San Diego-based Stocktwits , the stock-focused, online social media site headed by Howard Lindzon, has inked a new content deal with CNNMoney , the firm said today. stocktwits cnnmoney content financial social media twitter finance blog bloggingFinancial detail fo the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.