Maker Studios -- the YouTube multichannel network founded by-- has had almost as sordid and dramatic a history as, say, Snapchat or Facebook. To commemorate Disney's $950 million acquisition of the company, let's take a look back at the history o[...]
The Hollywood Reporter's in-depth feature on YouTube multi-channel network Maker Studios features a crazy cast of characters -- the kind you'd only find when combining Hollywood creatives with Silicon Valley techies.
Here are a few of the interest[...]
Multichannel YouTube network Maker Studios has raised $26 million in a Series C round led by Canal+, Astro, SingTel Innov8, Lakestar and others, according to TechCrunch.
Maker Studios currently pulls in 4 billion views a month from its 27,000 chan[...]
Mark Suster likes entrepreneurs with chips on their shoulders, according to a recent blog post. We all do, right?
Suster says that entrepreneurs who believe the system is broken -- mixed with a bit of "f*ck you" to the status quo -- are the only o[...]
YouTube ads are proliferating, but that doesn't mean they are becoming more effective. According to TubeFilter, only about 15-25% of skippable online video ads are watched all the way through.
For advertisers, this might mean thinking twice about us[...]