Metacafe Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2002

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

Metacafe General Information


Provider of online video. The company specializes in short-form original content. It operates a Video Games hub, which features trailers, reviews, news, interviews and walkthroughs for video game releases in various gaming platforms.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Other Media
Other Industries
Corporate Office
  • 537 Hamilton Avenue
  • Palo Alto, CA 94301
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

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Metacafe Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Merger/Acquisition 13-Jun-2012 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Debt - General 04-Jun-2010 000 0000 Completed
3. Later Stage VC (Series C) 21-Aug-2007 0000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series B) 06-Jul-2006 $15M $18M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 01-Jul-2002 $3M $3M Completed Product Development
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Metacafe Comparisons

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Metacafe Competitors (7)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
WeTV Formerly PE-Backed Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 000 0000 000000&0 0000
MEGOGO Pending Transaction (VC) Tashkent, Uzbekistan 000 00000 00000
Ivi (Movies, Music and Entertainment) Private Equity-Backed Moscow, Russia 000 00000 0000000 0000 00000
Shemaroo Entertainment Corporation Mumbai, India 000 000.00 000000000 000.00
Disney+Hotstar Corporate Backed or Acquired Mumbai, India 000 00000 0&0
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Metacafe Patents

Metacafe Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20080059891-A1 System and a method for improving digital media content using automatic process Inactive 31-Aug-2006 000000000 0
US-20080071756-A1 Control, sorting and posting of digital media content Inactive 31-Aug-2006 000000000 0
US-20080059991-A1 System and a method for detecting duplications in digital content Inactive 31-Aug-2006 000000000 0
US-20080071784-A1 Enhancing posting of digital media content Inactive 31-Aug-2006 000000000 0
US-20070078773-A1 Posting digital media Inactive 31-Aug-2005 G06Q30/00 00
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Metacafe Former Investors (6)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Accel Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Benchmark Capital Holdings Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Duff Ackerman & Goodrich PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Highland Capital Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Liav Fund Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Metacafe Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Action Sports 09-Sep-2010 0000000000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television 00000 000
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Metacafe FAQs

  • When was Metacafe founded?

    Metacafe was founded in 2002.

  • Who is the founder of Metacafe?

    Ofer Adler, Eyal Hertzog, and Arik Czerniak are the founders of Metacafe.

  • Where is Metacafe headquartered?

    Metacafe is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

  • What industry is Metacafe in?

    Metacafe’s primary industry is Other Media.

  • Is Metacafe a private or public company?

    Metacafe is a Private company.

  • What is Metacafe’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Metacafe is 00000.

  • How much funding has Metacafe raised over time?

    Metacafe has raised $53M.

  • Who are Metacafe’s investors?

    Accel, Benchmark Capital Holdings, Duff Ackerman & Goodrich, Highland Capital Partners, and Liav Fund are 5 of 6 investors who have invested in Metacafe.

  • Who are Metacafe’s competitors?

    WeTV, MEGOGO, Ivi (Movies, Music and Entertainment), Shemaroo Entertainment, and Disney+Hotstar are some of the 7 competitors of Metacafe.

  • When was Metacafe acquired?

    Metacafe was acquired on 13-Jun-2012.

  • Who acquired Metacafe?

    Metacafe was acquired by The Collective (United States).

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