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Tubi TV Raises $20 Million for Ad-Supported Streaming Service

Mon May 08 21:01:01 EDT 2017 | The Wall Street Journal
Tubi TV has more than 50,000 movies and television shows that viewers can stream for free by registering. Each half-hour of content carries four to five minutes of commercials. Photo: Tubi TV Tubi TV has more than doubled its total funding with a fresh round of capital as investors bet more viewers will sit through commercials in exchange for access to a vast library of free, premium movies and TV shows. The advertiser-supported streaming service, which launched in 2014, has raised $20 million i..

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San Francisco-based Tubi TV has raised an additional $20 million for its advertising-supported streaming service for TV and movies. Investors in the round are betting on the fact t..
San Francisco-based video service Tubi TV has raised a new $20 million round of funding in a round led by Jump Capital, with participation of Danhua Capital, Cota Capital and Found..
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Tubi TV Raises $20M More
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Tubi TV, an ad-based OTT-VOD service, said it has landed a $20 million round of funding led by Jump Capital alongside help from existing investor Foundation Capital, which led Tubi..
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