MoviePilot

  • Moviepilot Raises $16M For Its Fan-Centric Publishing Platform

    Moviepilot Raises $16M For Its Fan-Centric Publishing Platform

    Moviepilot, a movie site targeting (you guessed it) millennials, is announcing that it has raised $16 million in Series B funding. The company started in Germany before launching in the United States three years ago, when it also raised $7 million in funding, according to CEO Tobi Bauckhage (pictured above with his co-founders Jon Handschin and Ben Kubota). Last year it sold the German business… Read More

  • MoviePilot Seals $7M Series B Funding Led By DFJ Esprit

    MoviePilot Seals $7M Series B Funding Led By DFJ Esprit

    It’s easy to miss the launch of the latest movies. You get a week of marketing and by the time you’ve figured out if you want to see it or not, it’s moved off the theatre and you’re waiting for the DVD release. Most movie marketing dollars are spent in these first few days. So MoviePilot, launched out of Berlin, brings upcoming films to fans based on their taste… Read More

  • Web 2.0 in Germany: Copy/Paste Innovation or more?

    Last week we reported on Frazr, one of Germany’s many Twitter clones (if you’re eager for more side-by-side comparisons, see Sloggen, Wamadu, Faybl or 1you, which all launched in March or April). Frazr is symptomatic for the state of Web 2.0 in Germany and to get a better understanding for the many international developments, this post starts a series of regional profiles on Web… Read More