Chad Hurley

Rightster buys Base79 in £50m deal, YouTube co-founder joins

UK-based multichannel operator Rightster has acquired rival network Base79 in a deal that could be worth £50 million (€63 million). At the same time, YouTube co-founder and former CEO Chad Hurley will join the Rightster advisory committee as the company positions for growth. Patrick Walker, the former senior director of YouTube EMEA who joined Base79 […]

YouTube founders launch new video service

YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen have launched a new video app and website called MixBit.  The app lets users record, edit and publish videos that can last from one second to one hour from their mobile, taking on new entrants in the short-form online video space like Instagram Video and Twitter’s Vine. However, […]