Hollywood mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg has raised around $800 million to back his video startup NewTV from a group of investors that include major media companies, according to published reports. 202 more words
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Mixcloud announced that it closed $11.5 million from WndrCo, the next-generation media investment company whose founders include longtime Hollywood player Jeffrey Katzenberg.
It’s the first outside fundraise for the U.K.-based long-form audio streaming company, whose tagline is “making radio better.” Mixcloud said it will use the capital to expand the company globally — including in the U.S. 280 more words
Ken Scherer, the CEO of the Motion Picture Television Fund Foundation who has been with the organization for 22 years, is exiting his post. The MPTF said today Scherer will transition later this month from his full-time role to an executive consulting position for the group’s upcoming 100th Anniversary program. 222 more words
American entrepreneur who played a pivotal role in transforming the Walt Disney Company into a multibillion-dollar empire and who, along with filmmaker Steven Spielberg and music mogul David Geffen, founded the film studio DreamWorks SKG. 166 more words
Eli Broad Joins Oprah Winfrey, Clooneys, Katzenbergs, Spielberg And Capshaw In Donations To End Gun Violence: Who's Next?
4TH UPDATE, 1:40 PM: Philanthropist and businessman Eli Broad today pledged $1 million toward the movement to end gun violence, joining a number of Hollywood heavyweights including Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw, George and Amal Clooney, Jeffrey & Marilyn Katzenberg and others. 634 more words
UPDATED: George and Amal Clooney, Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw, Jeffrey and Marilyn Katzenberg, and Oprah Winfrey will donate to the March for Our Lives, a demonstration to advocate for gun control in the wake of Wednesday’s tragic… 401 more words
Meg Whitman will join NewTV, a mobile-first media company incubated at WndrCo and founded by Jeffrey Katzenberg, as its new chief executive. She’ll be charged with steering the company as it seeks to bring Hollywood-quality production values and storytelling to mobile devices. 318 more words