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Founder and CEO
Co-Founder and Technical Lead
Advisory Board
Director of Content
Director of Product





MUBI is an online movie theater where cinephiles can watch, discover and discuss auteur cinema. It is an online movie website that integrates elements of social networking with video streaming. It has been described as an “online cinematheque” as it features classic and art house films. The site allows users to watch feature films, usually for a fee, and connect with others with similar tastes in movies.

Originally called The Auteurs, MUBI was founded in 2007 by Efe Cakarel. It is backed by Celluloid Dreams, The Criterion Collection, and Costa Films, and is supported by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union. It is also the exclusive partner of The World Cinema Foundation and SONY Electronics.

MUBI is based in Palo Alto, London, Paris, and New York.

Recent Milestones

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    MUBI received $7.5M in Series D funding. (3/13/14)
    Posted 2/10/14 at 1:56pm via
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    MUBI received $5.1M in Partial Close funding. (10/23/13)
    Posted 10/23/13 at 7:16pm via
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    MUBI added Mathieu Verbeeck as Director of Product. (4/15/13)
    Posted 9/30/13 at 8:34am
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    MUBI added Mehmet Koruturk as Advisory Board. (2/1/13)
    Posted 11/20/13 at 1:06pm
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    MUBI received $2.4M in Series C funding. (1/9/11)
    Posted 1/11/11 at 3:10am via
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    MUBI — MUBI on PlayStation 3 Launched in 18 Countries – UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Portugal, Australia and New Zealand. (11/3/10)
    Posted 1/9/11 at 12:21pm via
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    MUBI — MUBI partnered with Sony Electronics to build an application for PlayStation 3. (5/18/10)
    Posted 1/9/11 at 12:21pm via
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    MUBI — MUBI raised $1.4m in Series B funding. (8/1/08)
    Posted 1/9/11 at 12:21pm
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    MUBI added Gabe da Silveira as Co-Founder and Technical Lead. (9/30/07)
    Posted 1/7/11 at 10:08am
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    MUBI received $750k in Series A funding. (8/1/07)
    Posted 4/19/08 at 2:45pm
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    MUBI added Efe Cakarel as Founder and CEO. (2/1/07)
    Posted 4/19/08 at 2:45pm
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    MUBI added Jatinder Singh as Developer.
    Posted 1/7/11 at 10:08am
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    MUBI added Daniel Kasman as Director of Content.
    Posted 1/7/11 at 10:15am



MUBI on PlayStation 3

Added: 10/19/12


Added: 10/19/12

Meet the new MUBI

Added: 9/30/13


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