Live News & Entertainment Company Cheddar Raises $10M

cheddarCheddar, a NYC-based live news and entertainment company, raised $10m in funding.

The round was led by previous investor Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation from new investors Comcast Ventures and Ribbit Capital.

The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations.

Founded by Jon Steinberg, President and Chief Operating Officer of BuzzFeed from 2010 to 2014, Cheddar is a live video news network focused on technology, media, startup, and culture news. The company has developed a cloud-based approach to video production and streaming allowing it to broadcast multi-camera, multi-location live shows and field shoots with real time graphics.
Less than a month ago, it launched Cheddar Life — a lifestyle and variety show — from its street-level studio in the Flatiron Building.



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