• Widget Provider MixerCast Takes $6 Million Series B

    San Mateo based embeddable widget provider MixerCast has taken $6 million Series B in a round led by Intel Capital that included ONSET Ventures and Velocity Interactive Group. MixerCast allows users to mix together personal and licensed media into a slide show via one of their 18 customizable templates. Content for shows can be uploaded from a computer, recorded on a web cam, pulled in via url… Read More

  • ComVentures Merges With Velocity, Gets A Much Needed Fresh Start

    Ross Levinsohn (former President of Fox Interactive) and Jonathan Miller (former Chairman and CEO of America Online) launched Velocity Investment Group earlier this year with the goal of acquiring and investing in digital media startups. Today they are announcing a merger with ComVentures, a venture fund with around $1 billion under management. This sounds like a bit of a coup. The new entity… Read More

  • MixerCast: A Multimedia Player With A Revenue Model

    We’ve seen a lot of action around personal media players recently, driven by people’s desire to share their content with friends and family. Slide recently announced they’re creating over 200,000 slide shows/day, and newcomer Flektor is getting snatched up by MySpace. MixerCast is a similar embeddable flash media player that’s not only remixing all of your favorite… Read More