Greycroft Partners

  1. WMG Finds YouTube Success

    August 09, 2012 3:35 PM EDT Though they take different approaches to video programming, Warner Music Group and Maker Studios are showing how YouTube's original channels can transform older businesses and build new ones. WMG's YouTube channel, the Warner Sound, allo ...

  2. Business Matters: Facebook's Not Alone in its Mobile Problems

    July 27, 2012 4:15 PM EDT Facebook's Numbers Normal, But Stock Dips Anyway Facebook is being punished for being normal. After the company released decent, entirely expected quarterly results Thursday afternoon, investors decided the company doesn't have a strong ...

  3. Exclusive: Maker Studios Partners With Mike Tompkins in 'Long-Term Artist Development' Deal

    April 03, 2012 11:47 AM EDT Maker Studios was created to change how video is made in the YouTube era. Now the company has taken its biggest step into music. Musician Mike Tompkins , a songwriter and interpreter of Top 40 pop hits, is the first musician to partner with Maker ...

  4. Internal Emails in Grooveshark/Universal Case Show Grooveshark Opted to Post First, Ask for Permission Later

    November 21, 2011 5:35 PM EST Universal Music Group lawsuit against Grooveshark, filed Friday in a US District Court, includes revealing internal emails to bolster its claim that parent company "Escape [Media Group] has brashly acknowledged the unauthorized and infringing ...

  5. Courtney Holt, Former MySpace Music President, Becomes COO at Maker Studios

    October 31, 2011 3:40 PM EDT Maker Studios announced Monday (October 31) that Courtney Holt, the former president of MySpace Music, has joined as chief operating officer. In this newly created role, Holt will be responsible for overseeing the growth and development of the Mak ...

  6. Business Matters: Ticketfly Adds Venues Union Transfer (Philly), The Foundry (Phoenix)

    August 10, 2011 8:50 PM EDT Ticketfly Adds Union Transfer (Philly), The Foundry (Phoenix) -- Ticketmaster may be resigning its top ticketing clients, but other ticketing companies are actively picking up smaller venues and promoters. San Francisco-based Ticketfly has recentl ...

  7. Twitter Ad Network Raises $5 Million

    May 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ad.ly, an ad network developed for Twitter, reportedly has raised $5 million in new funding and named a new CEO. GRP Partners led the funding round, which also included Greycroft Partners and LowerMyBills founder Matt Coffin. The new CEO is Arnie ...

  8. New Digital Media VC Fund Shows Hope Springs Eternal

    April 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Despite the tough conditions for digital media, entrepreneurs and investors continue to pour money into new ideas. On Wednesday, Greycroft Partners announced it will launch its second digital media fund. Greycroft’s first fund was launched in 2006 ...

  9. Business Matters: Apple, Lala, The Orchard, Live Nation, Radiohead and More

    April 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Is Apple is letting the Lala music service wither? ZDNet’s Ed Bott has noticed a few signs that point to yes. First, Lala has discontinued uploading songs through its Music Mover application (it finds music tracks and uploads to cloud storage). ...

  10. VC Dollars Grow In Entertainment Space

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Where there are people on the Internet, chances are there will soon be money. Social networking and user-generated content sites, online advertising optimizers, casual video games, and virtual worlds are not only attracting growing numbers of cons ...

  11. P2P Gets $10 Million Investment

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Intent MediaWorks has raised $10 million in Series B funding from Greycroft Partners, SoftBank Capital, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI) and Allen & Co. The Atlanta-based company specializes in ad-supported peer-to-peer distributio ...

  12. Azureus Lassos Zudeo P2P Service

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Following in the wake of BitTorrent announcing plans to develop a commercial digital retail service, Azureus, an open-source peer-to-peer solution based on BitTorrent technology, says it too wants to reinvent itself as a copyright-friendly service ...