YouTube promotion specialist BuzzMyVideos bags $2.5m funding

Series A investment will help to grow views for online video specialist

Online video marketing specialist BuzzMyVideos today announced the completion of a $2.5m Series A funding round, from Italian VC firm United Ventures.

Co-founded by Paola Marinone and Bengu Atamer in 2011, BuzzMyVideos is a platform which claims to help video content creators on YouTube grow their video views and increase their channel revenue.

It also offers a service to advertisers, allowing them to work with BuzzMyVideos’ estimated 5,000 video creators to promote their brands.

United Ventures’ $2.5m backing will accelerate BuzzMyVideos’ international growth and further develop its technology offering.

Massimiliano Magrini, co-founder and managing director of United Ventures, said: “BuzzMyVideos is uniquely positioned to address the needs of a rapidly changing online entertainment market which is still in its infancy.

“The founders have unrivalled knowledge of the market and online video and are backed by a world-class team with a penchant for innovative technologies and an international outlook. We’re very excited to support them as they cement their position as pioneers in this new era of online video.”

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