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Verizon may buy video startup Vessel

There were high hopes of former Hulu boss Jason Kilar’s Vessel startup when it launched as a video app that would encourage people to pay a monthly subscription to watch YouTube-style video content earlier than it was made...
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Inside Vessel and why short-form video could dominate

Fast Company has a brief, but interesting, look inside Vessel, the subscription-based video company that is trying to persuade creators, including musicians and labels, to give it a 72-hour exclusive window on new videos...
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Vessel’s mission to ‘expose the music industry to windowing’

Online video service Vessel is keen to work more closely with music labels and artists, expanding its focus beyond simply offering their music videos to fans a few days ahead of YouTube. "Every musician has a passionate...
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Vessel video service angling for exclusives from YouTubers

Earlier this year, former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar revealed plans for his new startup, Vessel, which is also in the online video space. Flush with $75m of funding, it seems the company is now aiming squarely at YouTube, with...
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Former Hulu boss Jason Kilar launching new startup: Vessel

The former CEO of online video service Hulu, Jason Kilar, is working on a new startup. It’s called Vessel, and yesterday Kilar published a few hints at its plans – backed by a reported $75m of funding from VC firms...
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Hulu reveals its stats for 2012

Hulu's CEO, Jason Kilar revealed some stats yesterday about the company's performance in 2012. Hulu's revenues are on target for $695m this year, up 65% year-on-year.
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Hulu reveals $420m of revenues and 1.5m subscribers in 2011

Online TV and films service Hulu has revealed its latest numbers, with CEO Jason Kilar blogging that the company's revenues grew 60% to $420m in 2011.
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Hulu reveals $420m of revenues and 1.5m subscribers in 2011

Online TV and films service Hulu has revealed its latest numbers, with CEO Jason Kilar blogging that the company's revenues grew 60% to $420m in 2011.