Maker Studios Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2009

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 456

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $675M

Maker Studios General Information

Description

Operator of a media network for YouTube artists. The company offers a platform for artists to create, distribute and monetize their original content on YouTube.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Movies, Music and Entertainment
Acquirer
Corporate Office
  • 13428 Maxella Avenue
  • Suite 525
  • Los Angeles, CA 90016
  • United States

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Maker Studios Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Merger/Acquisition 25-Mar-2014 $675M 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC (Series C) 12-Sep-2013 0000 0000 00000 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC 20-Jun-2011 $2.5M $4M Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC 21-Apr-2011 $1.5M $1.5M Completed Startup
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Maker Studios Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
Operator of a media network for YouTube artists. The company offers a platform for artists to create, distribute and mon
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Los Angeles, CA
456 As of 2014
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Maker Studios Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Participant Media Corporate Backed or Acquired Culver City, CA 000000&0
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Maker Studios Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Maker Studios Former Investors (20)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Advancit Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Canal+ Group Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Collaborative Fund Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Craig Daltom Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Daher Capital Family Office Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Maker Studios Investments & Acquisitions (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Revelmode 18-Dec-2015 00000 0000 Movies, Music and Entertainment
Instafluence 09-Jul-2015 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
Jukin Media 12-May-2014 00000 0000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
Blip Networks 09-Sep-2013 0000000000 Movies, Music and Entertainment 0000 0000
Cortica 19-Jun-2013 Later Stage VC 00.00 Multimedia and Design Software
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Maker Studios Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Jukin Media 12-May-2014 00000 00000 00 000 Completed
  • 7 buyers
Cortica 19-Jun-2013 Later Stage VC 00.00 Completed
  • 3 buyers
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Maker Studios FAQs

  • When was Maker Studios founded?

    Maker Studios was founded in 2009.

  • Who is the founder of Maker Studios?

    Kassem Gharaibeh, Shay Carl, Danny Zappin, Ezra Cooperstein, Scott Katz JD, Ben Donovan, and Lisa Donovan are the founders of Maker Studios.

  • Where is Maker Studios headquartered?

    Maker Studios is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

  • What is the size of Maker Studios?

    Maker Studios has 456 total employees.

  • What industry is Maker Studios in?

    Maker Studios’s primary industry is Movies, Music and Entertainment.

  • Is Maker Studios a private or public company?

    Maker Studios is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Maker Studios?

    The current valuation of Maker Studios is 00000.

  • What is Maker Studios’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Maker Studios is 000000.

  • How much funding has Maker Studios raised over time?

    Maker Studios has raised $66M.

  • Who are Maker Studios’s investors?

    Advancit Capital, Canal+ Group, Collaborative Fund, Craig Daltom, and Daher Capital are 5 of 20 investors who have invested in Maker Studios.

  • Who are Maker Studios’s competitors?

    Participant Media is a competitor of Maker Studios.

  • When was Maker Studios acquired?

    Maker Studios was acquired on 25-Mar-2014.

  • Who acquired Maker Studios?

    Maker Studios was acquired by The Walt Disney.

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