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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

John Hendricks" streaming service closes on gargantuan round

A Silver Spring streaming service has raised about $140 million from private investors in its first capital raise, thanks in large part to the legacy of its founder, John Hendricks, whose credits include starting up Discovery Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA). S.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 12th, 2019

Chicago’s Chowbus raises $4M to expand Its Asian food delivery service

A Chicago startup that’s found a niche in Asian food delivery has raised a new round of funding to help it expand to more cities. Chowbus announced Wednesday that it has raised $4 million in a seed round led by New York-based investment firms Grey.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2019

Netflix raises prices for US subscribers

Netflix said Tuesday it had raised prices for its U.S. subscribers by 13 percent to 18 percent as the video streaming service spends heavily on original content and expands internationally......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2019

Netflix raises prices for US subscribers

Netflix said Tuesday it had raised prices for its U.S. subscribers by 13 percent to 18 percent as the video streaming service spends heavily on original content and expands internationally......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2019

Netflix Raises Prices for U.S. Subscribers in Bid to Keep Streaming Edge

The company said it would increase rates for its 58 million subscribers in the United States 13 to 18 percent, its biggest increase since it started its streaming service 12 years ago......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 15th, 2019

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

UPS board raises company"s dividend

United Parcel Service Inc. said late Friday its board of director.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2019

Electric Vehicle Startup Rivian Raises $700 Million In Amazon-Led Investment Round

Electric vehicle startup Rivian announced a $700 million funding round led by Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today, February 15. The investment comes after the Michigan-based company unveiled its all-electric R1T pickup and R1S SUV last fall. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 15th, 2019

Apple video efforts may not help reaccelerate growth, says Jefferies

Apple Inc. appears ready to launch its long-awaited video streaming service in the spring, b.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2019