Whip Media Group, a Los Angeles, CA-based provider of data-driven integrated cloud solution for entertainment companies to acquire, distribute and monetize their content, raised $50m in Series D funding.
The round was led by Eminence Capital, LP, with participation from Raine Ventures.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate product development and expansion of its sales and data teams.
Led by Richard Rosenblatt, co-founder and CEO, Whip Media Group operates companies such as TV Time, developer of a content tracking platform with more than 15 billion episodes and movies tracked; Mediamorph, a provider of a Content Value Management (CVM) cloud platform powering the largest entertainment companies in the world; and TheTVDB, which manages the premier community-driven entertainment database for TV and movies. Together, these companies power billions of consumer actions and financial transactions for media and entertainment organizations to help them distribute, acquire and monetize their content. Clients include more than 50 of the biggest media and entertainment companies including all major Hollywood studios, top broadcasters and the largest global operators in the world, such as Disney, Warner Bros., Hulu, NBCU, Paramount, Sony, Lionsgate, BBC, HBO, AT&T, T-Mobile, Liberty Global, Discovery and United Talent Agency.
Whip Media Group has offices in Los Angeles, New York City, London, Amsterdam, and Paris.