Brady Brim-DeForest is a serial entrepreneur, brand strategist, product designer, and startup advisor. He co-founded Tubefilter (where he served as founding CEO), and the International Academy of Web Television, where he created and executive produced the Streamy Awards. He is currently a partner at Citrusbyte and Citrus Ventures.
As co-founder and CEO of Tubefilter, Brady Brim-DeForest was responsible for guiding the company's overall growth and business strategy.
Brady is a seasoned manager and technologist with a deep background in the advertising and entertainment industries. An ardent evangelist for the digital entertainment medium, Brady gave his first lecture on the convergence of television and the internet in 1999. He has spoken at numerous conferences including NATPE, Digital Hollywood, and NxtStage. He has sat on numerous boards, including the Open Web Foundation and DataPortability, and has served as advisor to startups including Qui.lt, Forrst, PopScreen, and Bettween.
He created and executive produced the Streamy Awards, the first awards show celebrating excellence in Web television, and co-founded the International Academy of Web Television, a professional organization of online entertainment content creators, producers and talent dedicated to the growth of the online entertainment industry. He is also a co-founder of the Open Entertainment Alliance, a public policy advocacy group for the online entertainment industry.
2009 - Current (over 7 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (6)Update
|Jun, 2016||ProducePay||$2.5M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Feb, 2016||BetterView||$1.55M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2015||My Table||$1.78M / Convertible Note||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2015||Journy||undisclosed amount / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2015||Service||$3.1M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jun, 2015||ProducePay||$1.4M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2012||Qui.lt||$505k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Oct 20, 2012||mailtribune.com - Local Business|
|Aug 14, 2012||TechCrunch - Mobile Sharing App Quilt Launches With Backing From Facebook Co-Founder Andrew McCollum|
|Dec 14, 2011||jewishjournal.com - Missing Jewish Millionaires of Los Angeles|
|Dec 12, 2011||Tech Zulu - TechZulu • Teens In Tech Comes To LA|
|Aug 4, 2010||Gigaom - lonelygirl15 Creator, Epic Fu‘s Diaz Elected to IAWTV Board|
|May 17, 2010||Entrepeneur Magazine - No man is an island but this man owns one|
|Oct 19, 2009||Tech Zulu - TechZulu • Tubefilter Acquires Tilzy.TV|
|Oct 19, 2009||Gigaom - Web Video News Consolidation: Tubefilter Acquires Tilzy.tv|