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Acquired byMaker Studios
Date8/2013

General Information

Websiteblip.com
Blogblog.blip.com
Twitter@blip
CategoryGames/Entertainment
Employees47
Founded5/2005
DescriptionVideo sharing service

Offices

HQ
636 Broadway
3rd Floor
New York, NY, 10012
USA
Blip Studios
2501 Michigan Ave
Santa Monica, CA, 90404
USA

People

CEO
CFO
CTO
President, Sales & Marketing
VP, Technology
VP Programming
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Chief Engineer, Co-Founder

Funding

TOTAL $24.3M
FUNDING TOTAL $24.3M
Seed, 3/2006
SV Angel
Angel, 6/2006
$500k
Series A, 6/2007
Ambient Sound Investments
Lauder Partners
Jeffrey Sechrest
Ken Sawyer
$2.5M
Series B, 10/2008
Bain Capital Ventures
$5.2M
Series C, 5/2010
Canaan Partners
Bain Capital Ventures
$10.1M
Series D, 12/2011
Canaan Partners
Bain Capital Ventures
$6M
DEBT TOTAL $3M
Debt, 7/2012
$3M

Tags

Blip

Blip is the place to discover original web series, from professional and up-and-coming producers.

It offers viewers free access to a wide variety of dramas, comedies, arts, sports and other shows. For producers, Blip provides a free suite of tools to host, distribute, and monetize their web series.

Recent Milestones

  • Handshake
    Blip was acquired by Maker Studios. (8/21/13)
    Posted 8/21/13 at 10:52am via techcrunch.com
  • Check
    Blip — Blip Debuts Line-Up of Original Web Series, New Talent and Exclusive Partnerships at 2013 Digital NewFronts (5/1/13)
    Posted 5/23/13 at 12:51pm via sfgate.com
  • Check
    Blip added Jason Krebs as President, Sales & Marketing. (5/1/13)
    Posted 5/22/13 at 11:21am
  • Check
    Blip — Blip Inks Deal With 'Dark Knight' Producer Michael Uslan For Original Webseries 'The Great S. Cape' (4/15/13)
    Posted 5/23/13 at 12:51pm via hollywoodreporter.com
  • Check
    Blip added Max Smith as CFO. (4/15/13)
    Posted 5/22/13 at 11:24am
  • Check
    Blip added Chris Mohney as VP Programming. (1/1/13)
    Posted 7/27/13 at 1:34pm
  • Dollar
    Blip received $3M in Debt funding. (7/30/12)
    Posted 7/31/13 at 1:53am via sec.gov
  • Check
    Blip — Blip Gets Into The Original Content Game, With A New Studio And Three Exclusive Series (6/28/12)
    Posted 7/10/12 at 10:01am via techcrunch.com
  • Check
    Blip added Jeff O'Connell as CTO. (5/8/12)
    Posted 5/22/13 at 11:30am
  • Check
    Blip added Jeff O'Connell as VP, Technology. (5/8/12)
    Posted 5/23/13 at 9:30am
  • Check
    Blip added Kelly Day as CEO. (4/2/12)
    Posted 5/23/12 at 1:16pm
  • Check
    Blip added Sebastian Mei as Vice President, East Coast/Midwest Sales, , Senior Account Director. (1/1/12)
    Posted 6/25/13 at 9:20pm
  • Dollar
    Blip received $6M in Series D funding. (12/22/11)
    Posted 5/23/12 at 1:20pm via techcrunch.com
  • Check
    Blip — Blip Launches New Destination Website, Surpasses 1 Billion Video Views (5/17/11)
    Posted 7/10/12 at 10:01am via techcrunch.com
  • Check
    Blip — Blip.TV Soars Past 100 Million Views For The First Time (11/8/10)
    Posted 5/23/12 at 1:21pm via businessinsider.com
  • Dollar
    Blip received $10.1M in Series C funding. (5/19/10)
    Posted 5/23/12 at 1:20pm via techcrunch.com

Videos

Above:

This video was originally published on Beet.TV

Added: 9/7/12
Above:

April 17, 2013 – Kelly Day, chief executive officer of Blip Networks Inc., talks about the online television service’s business model and growth strategy. She speaks with Betty Liu on Bloomberg Television’s “In The Loop.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Added: 5/23/13
Above:

This video was originally published on Beet.TV

Added: 6/7/13

Screenshots

Blip screenshot
Above: Homepage
Uploaded: 7/10/12

Sources

  1. Maker Studios In Deal To Buy Blip As It Works To Reach More Screens (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. EDGAR [edit]
  3. gigaom.com [edit]
  4. press.blip.tv [edit]
  5. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Blip.tv Raises $10.1 Million More From Canaan Partners And Bain Capital Ventures Read more: http://techcrunch.com/2010/05/19/blip-tv-funding/#ixzz0oNOfOiKF (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  9. Blip.TV Soars Past 100 Million Views For The First Time (businessinsider.com) [edit]
    TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    'Dark Knight Rises' Producer Sets Film Noir Superhero Web Series (hollywoodreporter.com) [edit]
    Blip Debuts Line-Up of Original Web Series, New Talent and Exclusive Partnerships (sfgate.com) [edit]
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