Interview with Fouad ElNaggar, Redpoint Ventures
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
It would be interesting to hear about where your interests are nowdays, there was a rumor Redpoint had backed off activity here lately. Thanks!
Gravity Debuts Content Personalization API
FEBRUARY 1, 2013
Gravity is backed by GRP Partners, Redpoint Ventures and August Capital, having most recently raise d$10.6M in a Series B funding round in October.
Jaunt Finds $65M To Open VR Studio In Los Angeles
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
jauntvr jaunt virtual reality content hollywood film cinema cinematic videos venture capitalJaunt , a developer of cinematic, virtual reality hardware and software, said this morning that it has opened up a new, virtual reality studio in Los Angeles, after receiving $65M in a Series C funding. READ MORE>>.
Victorious Gets $25M For YouTube Celebrity Apps
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MAY 25, 2016
The funding came from Marker Ventures, Dentsu Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, and Redpoint Ventures. READ MORE>>.
Tastemade: Our Content Better Than Ads
MARCH 20, 2015
Santa Monica-based food show producer Tastemade , the venture-backed Youtube show developer, said that it has conducted a brand research study, which finds that brands that integrate into content do far better with viewers than those who use typical advertising. tastemade youtube food foodie content hollywood advertising study
Machinima.com Raises $9M for Entertainment Content
JUNE 16, 2010
Los Angeles-based Machinima.com , an online entertainment site focused on video gamers, has raised $9M in a investment from Redpoint Ventures, the firm said this week. As part of the investment, Geoff Yang of Redpoint will join the firm's board. Tags: machinima videogame content video game venture capital READ MORE>>.
Clicker Acquired By CBS Interactive
MARCH 4, 2011
Clicker was venture backed by Benchmark Capital, JAFCO, Redpoint Ventures, and Blake Krikorian, and had raised around $21M in funding.
Topspin Adds Discounts For Multiple Accounts
APRIL 25, 2011
Topspin is headed by former Yahoo Music GM Ian Rogers, and backed by Foundry Group and Redpoint Ventures. label artist musician content ecommerce online marketing music media topspinTopspin said its new offering, called Label Pricing, will provide batched account upgrades for a single price. READ MORE>>.
Machinima, Lionsgate Renew Deal
FEBRUARY 3, 2012
Machinima, which is headed by Allen DeBevoise, creates original content focused on video gamers, and is now one of the biggest provider of original content on YouTube. The company is venture backed by MK Capital and Redpoint Ventures. machinima lionsgate content entertainment zombie biteme bite studio youtubeREAD MORE>>.
Topspin Releases Ticket App To App Store
MARCH 9, 2011
Topspin--which is backed by the Foundry Group and Redpoint Ventures--develops software which helps artists market their music, and is headed by Ian Rogers, the former GM of Yahoo Music. iphone application mobile software marketing music media topspin contentREAD MORE>>.
Topspin Preps Updated iPhone Ticket App
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
Topspin is venture backed by the Foundry Group and Redpoint Ventures, and Ian Rogers is the former GM of Yahoo Music. application mobile iphone software marketing music content media topspinThe software is used by Topspin's customers to scan tickets sold through Topspin's software. READ MORE>>.
Machinima Raises $3.4M
APRIL 25, 2011
Los Angeles-based Machinima , which operates a video entertainment network for video gamers and develops associated animated content tools, has raised $3.4M as part of an ongoing, $5.0M Machinma is venture backed by Redpoint Ventures, MK Capital, and others. fundraising round, according to a regulatory filing from the firm.
Los Angeles Startup Community
MAY 17, 2011
It brings together events and content for Los Angeles. I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. told them that I had recently seen several posts/articles talking about how vibrant the community has become. will do my best to keep this up to date.
Chill Links Into Hulu
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
The site already allows users to interact while viewing content from VEVO, YouTube, Vimeo, and other services. Chill is venture backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Redpoint Ventures, Atlas Venture, and CrunchFund. Norgard and Gould previously founded Ad.ly and Newroo (sold to News Corp.). READ MORE>>.
Chill Debuts Premium Video Service, Chill Direct
NOVEMBER 29, 2012
That content also includes content which was produced by Chill itself. READ MORE>>.
Gravity Gets $10.6M More For Real Time Personalization
OCTOBER 2, 2012
The funding was led by GRP Partners, and also included Redpoint Ventures and August Capital. READ MORE>>.
Chill Adds Private Chat, Social Game Features
OCTOBER 12, 2011
Chill is venture backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Redpoint Ventures, Atlas Venture, Paul Kedrosky, and Michael Arrington of TechCrunch.
Rustic Canyon Backs Social Shopping Site
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
The round came from new investor Rustic Canyon Partners, and also included prior investors Blumberg Capital and Redpoint Ventures. Mertado is based in Redwood City. A key part of Mertado's service is video content, whre it has syndicated content from Food Network, Fine Living, and Better TV to promote home an dkitchen products in its catalog.
Universal In Licensing Deal With Hark
JUNE 7, 2012
Hark is based in Seattle but also is active in Los Angeles in business development; ElNaggar might be familiar to Los Angeles entrepreneurs for his short stint sourcing venture deals for Redpoint Ventures in Los Angeles. hark universal sound clip hollywood studio content movies movie soundclipREAD MORE>>.
Machinima Raises $35M
MAY 21, 2012
The round was led by Google, along with prior investors Redpoint Ventures and MK Capital. Machinima said the new funding will go towards content and global sales operations, international expansion, distribution strategies, and product and technology initiatives. READ MORE>>.
Chill Launches Livestreaming Lounge
SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
Chill also said it would be creating branded versions of the lounge feature for content providers, beginning next week. Chill is backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Redpoint Ventures, Atlas Venture, Paul Kedrosky, and Michael Arrington. Among the first live streams featured on the Chill Lounge is ThisWeekIn. READ MORE>>.
Interview with Robert Flynn, Aggregage
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
In the quest to own the world of Internet content, there has been a huge amount of focus given to the world of consumer Internet content. For that reason, more and more content is going online. However, as these are relatively niche focuses, it's difficult for those content providers--often times bloggers--to build an audience.
Tastemade, Jaunt Tap Ryan Seacrest, Conan O'Brien For Tour Through LA
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
Santa Monica-based virtual reality content developre Jaunt , and Santa Monica-based online food and travel lifestyle content provider Tastemade said today that the two have tied together for a new, virtual-reality trip through Los Angeles, featuring Ryan Seacrest and Conan O'Brien, along with a host of others. READ MORE>>.
Veteran LA law firm opens a Silicon Beach office and launches a pro-bono “Precelerator”
NOVEMBER 8, 2012
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Tastemade Raises $40M
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Santa Monica-based food content and programming startup Tastemade has raised $40M in a Series D funding, the company announced this morning, to further expand its content channels. brand lifestyle restaurant eating food streaming youtuber youtube hollywood content capital venture tastemadeREAD MORE>>.
Gravity Acquired By AOL For $83M
JANUARY 23, 2014
Gravity was venture backed by August Capital, Redpoint Ventures, and Upfront Ventures, and had raised around $20.6M in total funding.
Clicker.com Adds Blake Krikorian To Board, Investors
NOVEMBER 5, 2009
Clicker is venture backed by Benchmark Capital and Redpoint Ventures, and was founded by former Ask.com CEO Jim Lanzone. READ MORE>>.
Scripted.com, Backed By LA Investors, Finds $9M More
DECEMBER 1, 2014
Scripted.com , which operates an online marketplace for professionally written content--which was originally backed by LA investors--has raised $9M more in a funding. The new funding came from Crosslink Capital and Redpoint Ventures, and also included angels Gil Penchina, Auren Hoffman (LiveRamp) and Justin Moore (Axcient).
Looking At LA's Technology Future with Derek Norton
APRIL 12, 2011
We also put together the Series B with Redpoint for Machinima. Derek Norton: I'm a fourth generation Angeleno. That's the big difference now.
Tastemade Gets $10M More For YouTube Food Channels
AUGUST 15, 2013
Santa Monica-based YouTube food show producer Tastemade has raised $10M in new funding, the firm said Thursday, led by Raine Ventures and also including Redpoint Ventures. tastemade youtube food network content hollywood venture capital foodie channel The company''s founders are Larry Fitzgibbon, Steven Kydd and Jose Perez.
Report: Machinima Looking For A Mega Funding Round
JUNE 24, 2013
Machinima last raised funding in May of last year, raising $35M from such backers as Google, Redpoint Ventures, and MK Capital. machinima venture capital content youtube network Is Los Angeles-based YouTube network Machinima looking for a big round of funding? Machinima has not said anything about its fundraising plans in public.
BuzzMedia Becomes SpinMedia
MARCH 25, 2013
The firm is venture backed by Anthem Ventures, Focus Ventures, Interscope, New Enterprise Associates, Redpoint Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures, and Universal Music Group. spinmedia buzzmedia buzznet rename celebrity music musician content publishing publication advertisingBuzzMedia started its life as BuzzNet. READ MORE>>.
Clicker Launches iPhone App
AUGUST 24, 2010
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Clicker Adds People Pages
MAY 14, 2010
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What Mattered in 2010: Greg Martin, Archer Venture Capital
DECEMBER 30, 2010
left a great firm, Redpoint Ventures (after 11 years), to start a new firm, Archer Venture Capital. 2010 was a momentus year for me personally.
Clicker.com To Launch Public Access
NOVEMBER 12, 2009
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Clicker Links With Boxee
DECEMBER 3, 2009
Clicker is venture backed by Benchmark Capital and Redpoint Ventures. READ MORE>>.
Clicker Raises $8M, Launches Video Search Engine
SEPTEMBER 15, 2009
The firm is headed by Jim Lanzone, former CEO of Ask.com. READ MORE>>.
Paige Craig Ventures Into Scripted
JUNE 5, 2013
San Francisco-based Scripted.com announced a funding round yesterday, saying it has raised a Series A worth $4.5M, from Crosslink Capital, Redpoint Ventures, James Currier and Stan Chudnovsky from Ooga Labs, Branchout CEO Rick Marini, Bebo co-founder Michael Birch, Military.com co-founder Chris Michel, along with Paige Craig. READ MORE>>.
Clicker.com Links With UCLA
FEBRUARY 2, 2010
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