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Jason Kilar on founding Vessel and the wonderful world of customer service

Jason Kilar’s interest in customer service was sparked by a visit to Disney World when he was 10 years old. The wonder he felt as he walked underneath the train station and out onto Main Street stay

Three Weeks After Launch, Vessel Gets Another $57.5 Million In Funding Led By IVP

Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar has an ambitious plan for transforming the way we think about online video. His new startup Vessel is taking some of the same basic concepts that were successful in getting

Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar’s Vessel Launches To The Public

Vessel, the new online video subscription service built by some of the early team at Hulu, is launching to the public today. The service — which provides early access to videos from YouTube stars t

Jason Kilar’s Vessel Opens An Invite-Only Beta Of Its Subscription Video Service

Last month we told you about Vessel, a new subscription video service being launched by the early team behind Hulu. After a month-long creator preview, the service is being made available in private b

With Vessel, Jason Kilar Hopes To Create A Hulu For The YouTube Generation

Vessel is a sort of Hulu for the YouTube generation. The company hopes to create a new subscription video service, priced at $2.99 a month, that will provide early access to videos consumers would nor

Jason Kilar’s New Startup Vessel Comes Out Of Hiding, With Backing By Greylock And Benchmark

Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar is finally ready to talk about what he’s been up to over the last year or so. Well, kind of. Today Kilar, along with ex-Hulu CTO Richard Tom announced that they are w

Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar And CTO Richard Tom Re-Emerge To Build A Stealth Startup In L.A.

Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar and CTO Richard Tom are working on a new stealth startup, according to sources. While details of their plans are still a little fuzzy, the two have secured office space in

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar, CTO Rich Tom To Depart The Company In Q1 2013

Hulu just posted an internal email from CEO Jason Kilar to its blog, indicating that he and CTO Rich Tom will be leaving the company during the first quarter of 2013. The timing is new, but word that