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Curious Dearth of Internet Video Startups

May 26, 2005

At a recent Churchill Club event on digital entertainment, VC Roger McNamee challenged entrepreneurs to develop an offering that would cross Tivo and Bittorent. Scrolling the VC blotters for funding of new Internet video businesses, we see very few – mostly notably Akimbo. Startups still seem focused on text and audio. Are there a bunch of companies here in stealth or is it fear of lawsuits from Hollywood that keeps entrepreneurs and VCs away?
Read – What’s Ahead for Net, Digital Entertainment (USA Today)

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