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Disney buys Maker Studios for $500 million

Disney announced today it’s shelling out $500 million for the YouTube Network, Maker Studios. If certain performance targets are met the deal gets sweeten by $450 million. Not bad for a company that started back in 2009. Maker Studios is an online video network with some impressive stats:¬†More than 55,000 channels, 380 million subscribers, and 5.5 billion views per month on YouTube. “Short-form online video is growing at an astonishing pace and with Maker Studios, Disney will now be at the center of this dynamic industry with an unmatched combination... Read More →

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