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Offices

People

CEO & co-founder
CTO
COO
Editor-In-Chief, President & Co-Founder

Funding

TOTAL $6.8M
FUNDING TOTAL $6.8M
Seed, 4/2009
Golden Seeds
$1M
Series A, 6/2011
Golden Seeds
Tech Coast Angels
Liquid Capital Group
$4M
Series B, 7/2013
Tech Coast Angels
Angel Capital Entrepreneurial Fund
Golden Seeds
Gordon Crawford
$1.8M

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HitFix

HitFix is the premiere brand for 18-34 year old fans to discover what’s next in entertainment news around movies, music, TV and events.

HitFix leads the conversation in entertainment news by uniquely combining original video and breaking news with a hands-on planning tool. HitFix’s insider journalists help guide entertainment choice, while its localized Event Calendar lets fans discover what’s next in entertainment before their friends. HitFix reaches the highly sought after 18-34 year old demo which has attracted the attention of top entertainment advertisers and commanded premium CPMs. HitFix delivers breaking news, original video and engaging technology across website, mobile, digital Out Of Home and social platforms reaching 51+ Million users each month.

Recent Milestones

  • Dollar
    HitFix received $1.8M in Series B funding. (7/2/13)
    Posted 7/2/13 at 11:11pm via finsmes.com
  • Check
    HitFix added Lesley Kallet Rose as COO. (1/1/13)
    Posted 2/22/14 at 7:40pm
  • Check
    HitFix — In Contention formally acquired by HitFix (9/20/12)
    Posted 10/18/12 at 2:30pm via hitfix.com
  • Dollar
    HitFix received $4M in Series A funding. (6/1/11)
    Posted 1/21/12 at 3:46am via finsmes.com
  • Check
    HitFix — HitFix launches the Find Your Fix iPhone Application (4/26/10)
    Posted 2/11/10 at 8:41pm via hitfix.com
  • Check
    HitFix — Announced hire of Alan Sepinwall as TV Critic (4/26/10)
    Posted 10/18/12 at 2:28pm via hitfix.com
  • Check
    HitFix added Anurag Jain as CTO. (1/1/10)
    Posted 2/22/14 at 7:40pm
  • Dollar
    HitFix received $1M in Seed funding. (4/1/09)
    Posted 10/18/12 at 3:00pm via reuters.com
  • Check
    HitFix added Jennifer Sargent as CEO & co-founder. (1/1/09)
    Posted 2/22/14 at 7:38pm
  • Check
    HitFix added Gregory Ellwood as Editor-In-Chief, President & Co-Founder. (1/1/09)
    Posted 2/22/14 at 7:39pm

Videos

Above:

HitFix on Attack of the Show

Added: 10/25/12
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G4’s Attack of the Show Reviews HitFix “Find Your Fix” iPhone App

Added: 10/25/12
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USA Today interviews HitFix CEO, Jennifer Sargent

Added: 10/25/12
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Drew McWeeny on CNN - Who will take over for George Lucas?

Added: 11/2/12

Screenshots

HitFix screenshot
Above: HitFix Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 7/14/10

Sources

  1. First-Time Entrepreneurs Secure Nearly $1 Million in Angel Funding for HitFix (reuters.com) [edit]
  2. HitFix Closes Funding Round (finsmes.com) [edit]
  3. HitFix Raises $1.8M IN Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  4. Introducing the HitFix Find Your Fix iPhone Application (hitfix.com) [edit]
    The Star-Ledger's Alan Sepinwall Moves to HitFix.com (hitfix.com) [edit]
    In Contention formally acquired by HitFix (hitfix.com) [edit]
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