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Cheddar raises US$22m from Liberty Global, Antenna and others

Millennial-focused digital news service, Cheddar, has raised US$22 million in funding, with Liberty Global and Antenna Group coming on board as new investors. The US-based ‘post-cable network’ said it would use the cash to strengthen its balance sheet and to move into “Europe and beyond”. “We own all of our IP and now is the […]

Pixvana raises US$14m for VR video platform

Virtual, augmented and mixed reality video company, Pixvana, has raised US$14 million in Series A funding. The Seattle-based software startup’s aim is to “enable anyone to create and distribute next-generation video experiences” and it is building a cloud-based storytelling platform called SPIN Studio. The funding round was led by Vulcan Capital with participation from new […]

Scripps invests in YouTube food network Tastemade

Scripps Networks Interactive has led a US$25 million round of Series C funding in US YouTube channel and digital food network Tastemade.  Participation in the round also came from Liberty Media, Comcast Ventures, Redpoint Ventures and Raine Ventures. California-based Tastemade makes millennial-targeted, food-related content that appears in more than a dozen languages across sites like […]