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  • Video Re-Mix Startup Coub Raises $2.5 Million From VC Fund Headed Up By VK.com Founders

    Video Re-Mix Startup Coub Raises $2.5 Million From VC Fund Headed Up By VK.com Founders

    There’s money in them loops — apparently. Coub, the Russian startup that lets you create and embed looped, 10-second video clips, has raised a new round of funding. Now seeing 50 million unique viewers per month (up from 8 million a year ago), the company has added $2.5 million to its coffers, courtesy of Vaizra Investments, the fund headed up Lev Leviev and Vyacheslav… Read More

  • Coub Raises $1M For Its Gif-Like Looping Music Videos Service

    Coub Raises $1M For Its Gif-Like Looping Music Videos Service

    Coub, the Russian startup that lets you create Gif-like short looped music videos, has raised $1 million from local VCs Brothers Ventures and Phenomen Ventures. The site, which lets users upload videos or extract them from YouTube or Vimeo, clip them to 10 seconds and loop them with music, currently claims 8 million unique visitors, up from 5 million in June. Read More

  • Coub’s Gif-Like Looping Musical Videos Start To Pick Up Real Traction

    Coub’s Gif-Like Looping Musical Videos Start To Pick Up Real Traction

    While other file formats have faded, the lowly Gif has stubbornly stayed alive for more than 25 years through sites like Tumblr. Other apps like Vine and Cinemagram have also popped up to support the short-looping video. Coub is doing the same and it’s starting to pick up some real traction. Over the last few months, the site, which lets people take YouTube or Vimeo videos, clip them to… Read More