Overview

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Total Equity Funding
$52.9M in 3 Rounds from 3 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$30M Venture on November, 2004
Headquarters:
London, England
Description:
Wild Brain is a computer animation studio that creates short cartoons for corporate advertisements and television shows.
Categories:
Internet, Advertising, Gaming
Website:
http://www.wildbrain.com

Company Details

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WildBrain Family International ("WildBrain") is an industry leader in online video management and the creation of preschool and children’s entertainment content on YouTube. We make and share videos on YouTube, running a network of channels, managing the rights and audience growth from our catalogue of over 11,500 half hours of video content, and for over 25 international partners. We manage 450 + global kids brands including audience favourites such as the Teletubbies, Caillou, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Inspector Gadget, Twirlywoos and In the Night Garden. Each month we deliver over 750 million views across our video network. Our digital production studio produces short-form videos for our family of channels, and we make original content for publishers and consumer products brands, supported by video marketing campaigns. WildBrain International is owned by DHX Media Ltd., a TSX-listed public company.

The company name originates from WildBrain Entertainment, which was an award-winning animation studio based in Los Angeles between 1994 and 2010 when it was purchased by DHX Media. The company slate of programming included television series Yo Gabba Gabba! (Nick Jr.), The Ricky Gervais Show (HBO); Higglytown Heroes (Disney); Bubble Guppies (Nick Jr.); The Hard Times of RJ Berger (MTV), Peanuts (Happiness is a Warm Blanket Charlie Brown) and Team Smithereen, the short-form stunt puppet show from Dan Clark. WildBrain received Clios, Addys, BDA Awards and Annies for their commercial work, reinvigorating classic brands for leading companies such as The Coca-Cola Company, Honda, Kraft and Nike.

Funding Rounds (3) - $52.9M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Nov, 2004$30M / Venture2
May, 2002$2.9M / Series C2
May, 2000$20M / Series B1

Current Team (2)

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Products (2)

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News (3)

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DateNews
Nov 17, 2008Boston Tech Flash - Wild Brain adds $30M in financing - Silicon Valley Business Journal
Dec 1, 2005Fast Company - Attack of the Baby Pixars
May 30, 2000web.archive.org - VC Buzz - $148.7 Million in Today's Deals

Competitors (2)

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  • Blue Sky Technologies is a software company that specializes in supply chain management and execution applications.
  • Pixar is an American computer animation film studio producing feature and short films, and software products.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    Wild Brain Family International Limited

    146 New Cavendish Street

    London, England W1W 6YQ

    United Kingdom

Past Team (2)

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Images (1)

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