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Documentary streaming service CuriosityStream raises huge round

The documentary streaming service CuriosityStream has raised more than $114.6 million, according to new Security and Exchange Commission filings. The Silver Spring-based service, which boasts more than 2,000 shows and documentary films as well as ori.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2018

Streaming roundup: Netflix, Amazon represent at Golden Globes… Quibi ramping up

Streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and others have transformed the entertainment landscape. Here are recent stories on the streaming industry reported by The Business Journals and elsewhere: The documentary streaming service Curios.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2018

Netflix Will Keep ‘Friends’ Through Next Year in a $100 Million Agreement

The streaming service and AT&T struck an agreement that raises the yearly licensing fee for the show by more than three times......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytDec 4th, 2018

Netflix’s Cash-Fueled Road to Streaming Dominance

The streaming service surprised Wall Street with huge gains in subscribers in the third quarter. The results showed why AT&T and Disney spent big on their latest acquisitions......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytOct 17th, 2018

Instacart Raises Another $600 Million, Bringing Value Up to $7.6 Billion

The grocery delivery service has managed to remain relevant even after Amazon's buyout of Whole Foods. Grocery delivery service Instacart wrapped up another round of funding with $6 million, bringing its overa.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 16th, 2018

Chicago e-textbook startup RedShelf raises $25 million to expand

Chicago-based startup RedShelf has raised a new round of funding to help it hire more employees and expand its e-textbook service throughout the higher education market. RedShelf announced Wednesday that it has raised $25 million in a Series C fundi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2018

Slack raises another $427M, valuation spikes by billions

With the latest round, the cloud-based messaging service has raised more than $1.2 billion from various investors......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 21st, 2018

That Promise Didn’t Last Long: AT&T Raises DirecTV Streaming Price

Less than a month after receiving approval from a federal judge to acquire Time Warner, AT&T raised the monthly subscription fee for its DirecTV service. The company had told the judge that the........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 4th, 2018

AT&T raises price of DirectTV Now streaming service, CNBC reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 2nd, 2018

GBH raises Netflix price target to $500

People are watching Netflix nearly double the time they're watching the streaming service's nearest competitors, according to GBH Insights analyst Daniel Ives, who raised the com.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 2018

SnackNation raises $12 million to expand delivery service

SnackNation has secured $12 million in funding that will help it expand its snack delivery service.  The series B round was led by 3L Capital, which has offices in Los Angeles and New York, and brings SnackNation's total venture funding to $22.5 mill.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2018

Messaging service Hustle raises $30 million to help more companies send personalized messages to customers

Insight Venture Partners led the round, which was joined by Alphabet’s investing arm GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Salesforce Ventures. The new round brings Hustle’s total funding to $42 million......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2018

ESPN+ launches into hazy future with "Last Days of Knight"

ESPN will launch its subscription streaming service, ESPN+, commemorating the occasion with "The Last Days of Knight," a first-rate documentary about the excesses of bas.....»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 11th, 2018

Netflix reveals its most popular originals

Netflix viewers love romantic comedies. The most popular original Netflix movies (as measured by numbers who rewatched) are "The Kissing Booth" and "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," according to data released by the streaming service on Tuesday. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals2 hr. 52 min. ago

Netflix reveals its most popular originals

Netflix viewers love romantic comedies. The most popular original Netflix movies (as measured by numbers who rewatched) are "The Kissing Booth" and "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," according to data released by the streaming service on Tuesday. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals2 hr. 52 min. ago

Center City startup Guru raises $25M in Series B

Center City tech firm Guru is reaching a level few local startups get to see. The company announced Wednesday morning it raised a $25 million Series B round to expand its AI-driven, knowledge management platform, bringing its total funding to date .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals4 hr. 22 min. ago

Tencent Music IPO raises over $1 billion

China-based music streaming company Tencent Music Entertainment said it raised close to $1.1 billion in its U.S. initial public offering after pricing its shares at the bottom of its targeted range. Ed Giles reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reuters5 hr. 7 min. ago

China"s Tencent Music raises nearly $1.1 billion in U.S. IPO

China-based music streaming company Tencent Music Entertainment Group has raised close to $1.1 billion in its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) after pricing its shares at the bottom of its targeted range, two sources said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reuters17 hr. 22 min. ago

Why Stitch Fix Shares Plummeted Today

Shares of the online styling service plunged on another round of slower-than-expected user growth......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews21 hr. 37 min. ago

Plaid, The Middleman Between Banks And Fintech Startups, Raises $250M

Plaid, the fintech company that develops technology connecting banks with services like PayPal Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL)’s Venmo, has reportedly conducted a fundraising round that values the company at $2.65 billion. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 11th, 2018

PayPal, Hulu Partner: The Sell-Side Reacts

Streaming video service Hulu plans to accept Pay with PayPal Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL)-owned Venmo for subscription payments on new accounts.  Latest Ratings for P.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 10th, 2018