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Acquired byGazprom-Media
Price$15M
Date3/2008

General Information

Offices

Headquarters
3 Ulitsa Vil'gel'ma Pika
Building 2
Moscow, 129226, RUS

People

CEO
Web Technlogist, Product Manager, and Project Manager
Deputy Director General, Strategic Development
Deputy Director
Deputy Head of the Acqusitions
Web-engineer
legal adviser
Programmer

Competitors

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Rutube

One of the most visited sites on the Russian language Internet, Rutube streams and distributes videos produced by individuals and entertainment companies. As of May 2012, over 30 million unique visitors view video hosted on Rutube every month with a total of almost 170 million video views. The Rutube distribution platform enables content creators to publish programming to a wide variety of digital channels including mobile phones, game consoles, and tablets. Rutube also aggregates clips that friends have enjoyed on Facebook, the first step in a planned series of social network integrations.

Recent Milestones

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    Rutube — Rutube launched a new site with a new design and functions. Integrated with Facebook, users are presented with videos that their friends have viewed on the social network. (6/28/12)
    Posted 6/28/12 at 6:25am via ria.ru
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    Rutube added Natalia Shipilova as Deputy Director. (1/1/12)
    Posted 7/3/13 at 7:25pm
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    Rutube added Maria Rusinova as Deputy Head of the Acqusitions. (1/1/12)
    Posted 7/3/13 at 7:25pm
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    Rutube added Jon Foreman as Web Technlogist, Product Manager, and Project Manager. (1/1/12)
    Posted 7/3/13 at 7:25pm
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    Rutube added Alexander Dunaevskiy as Deputy Director General, Strategic Development. (5/1/11)
    Posted 5/30/12 at 1:49am
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    Rutube added Eugene Mychlo as Web-engineer. (1/1/10)
    Posted 7/3/13 at 7:25pm
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    Rutube — Rutube launches licensed content from the Russian television station TNT including the shows Comedy Club, Our Russia, and other shows from TNT. (4/1/09)
    Posted 5/30/12 at 2:10am via facebook.com
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    Rutube — Rutube reaches 4 million unique visitors per month. (7/1/08)
    Posted 5/30/12 at 2:09am via facebook.com
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    Rutube was acquired by Gazprom-Media for $15M. (3/1/08)
    Posted 3/6/08 at 12:11am via quintura.com
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    Rutube added Mihail Ilyichev as CEO.
    Posted 5/30/12 at 1:48am
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    Rutube added Aliona Shevtsova as legal adviser.
    Posted 7/3/13 at 7:25pm
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    Rutube added Tihonov Sergey as Programmer.
    Posted 7/3/13 at 7:25pm

Videos

Screenshots

Rutube screenshot
Above: Rutube.ru June 28, 2012
Uploaded: 6/28/12

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Rutube

Sources

  1. RuTube Founders Exit at $15 Million Valuation (blog.quintura.com) [edit]
  2. Rutube Facebook Page (facebook.com) [edit]
    Rutube Facebook Page (facebook.com) [edit]
    Russian Video Service Now Gathers Videos From Social Networks (ria.ru) [edit]
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