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Mode Media  Acquired by BrideClick (2017  amount undisclosed )

2000 Sierra Point Parkway #1000 10th Floor
Brisbane, CA 94005
USA
650-244-4000
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Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Marc L Andreessen (a16z General Partner) Samir Arora (Mode Media Former CEO) Heidi Roizen (Threshold Ventures Operating Partner) Fernando Ruarte (Mode Media) Gary Effren (Westinghouse CFO) David Saltzman (The Robin Hood Foundation Executive Director) Paul-Bernhard Kallen (Hubert Burda Media CEO)
Advisory board: Jim Breyer (Accel Partner) Phil Schlein (The Halo Fund) Jarl Mohn (Liberty Digital Founding President) Josh Stein (Threshold Ventures Managing Director) John J Cadeddu (Corner Ventures) Christiane Zu Salm (Hubert Burda Media);  Doug Galen (VP New Ventures) Joanne Jablow (Estee Lauder VP);  Bruce Jaffee (Microsoft VP Corporate Development)
Former outside board: Theresia Gouw Ranzetta (Accel Managing Partner) Timothy C Draper (Draper Fisher Jurvetson Managing Director) Michael Tancinco (managing editor)
Former advisory board: Art Berliner (Walden Venture Capital General Partner)
Company

Business description: Mode Media was founded in Silicon Valley in 2004 with a simple, yet powerful idea—that people are the curators of content. Our mission is to help people create, curate, distribute, discover, and socially share content they love by building products that power and delight our users, content creators and brand advertisers. Mode is a consumer social platform for curated content discovery with native in-feed distribution. Mode is launching with more than 100,000 premium videos and content human-curated by over 10,000 of the world’s most authentic and influential creators and experts. Mode has five lifestyle channels: Mode Glam, Mode Brash, Mode Foodie, Mode Bliss, and Mode Tend and 20 lifestyle categories. Mode Media is the 7th largest company in the United States Top 10 Media Properties reaching over 150 million unique users a month and recently became the seventh in the U.S. Top 10 Mobile Properties (comScore Multiplatform-March 2015).
Partners include: AOL Brightcove Google ;  Cosmopolitan ;  Hearst Magazines ;  Lifetime Networks ;  Oxygen.com ;  Premiere.Com ;  TV Guide Online
Capital

Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: May 2015   Feb 2010
Capital raised: 204.6M
Last Round: 30.0M
Ownership: Acquired by BrideClick (2017  amount undisclosed )
VCs include: AccelThreshold VenturesWalden Venture CapitalMizuho CapitalHercules CapitalGLG Partners;  Duff AckermanAndGoodrich Ventures ;  Information Capital;  137Ventures;  Aeris Capital
Angels/other VCs: Jarl Mohn (Liberty Digital)
Corporate investors: Hubert Burda Media

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Overview
Record updated: Sep 2016
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2002
Headcount: 201-300 as of Jan 2009
Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: May 2015   Feb 2010
Capital Raised: 204.6M
Last Round: 30.0M
Ownership: Acquired by BrideClick (2017  amount undisclosed )