Tag: jason kilar
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...
September 26, 2016
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...
July 31, 2015
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...
June 15, 2015
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...
November 20, 2014
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...
June 25, 2014
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.
December 18, 2012
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.
January 13, 2012