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Watchup  Acquired by Plex (2017  amount undisclosed )

395 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94306
USA
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Business description: Watchup is a tap-and-play interface on an iPad that lets users create newsreels from news channels around the world. The company was incubated at the Stanford student accelerator, StartX. Website: watchup.com .
Capital

Rounds: 1
Recent fundings: Nov 2014   Feb 2014
Capital raised: 4.3M
Last Round: 2.8M
Ownership: Acquired by Plex (2017  amount undisclosed )
VCs include: InnoSpringM12The McClatchy Company;  Digital News Ventures
Angels/other VCs: Gordon Crovitz (Wall Street Journal);  Jim Friedlich (Zelnick Media);  Ned Lamont (Campus Televideo);  Pascal Lorne (Miyowa);  Tom Yellin (10x10)
Corporate investors: Tribune Media
Other investors: Knight Foundation

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Record updated: Nov 2014
Sector: Internet
Rounds: 1
Recent fundings: Nov 2014   Feb 2014
Capital raised: 4.3M
Last Round: 2.8M
Ownership: Acquired by Plex (2017  amount undisclosed )