joost lands $45M in funding

June 2007
CED;Jun2007, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports that Joost, a broadcast-quality Internet Television service, gets $ 45 million funding from five companies in the U.S. Index Ventures, together with Sequoia Capital, have led the round of funding. Other investors include, CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc., which provides channels and programming on Joost, and the Li Ka Shing Foundation. The funding will allow Joost to accelerate product development, global expansion, localization and service offering.


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