Machinima.com has recently announced that it received a $9 million venture capital investment from Redpoint Ventures. This Series B round of financing will be used to help further growth for the site that delivered over 127 million video views to over 27 million uniques during May 2010.
“We are extremely excited about this new partnership with Redpoint Ventures and Geoff Yang,” said Machinima.com CEO and Chairman Allen DeBevoise. “This capital infusion will enable us to further expand the scale, reach and engagement of our community while delivering the best globa marketing platform for video games on the planet for our customers and partners.”
Geoff Yang, a partner at Redpoint Ventures, will join the board of directors of Machinima.com.
“We’re delighted to be a part of Machinima. Video gaming is an enormous market, and has become mainstream media,” said Yang. “Machinima is the leading entertainment network for this exciting market, and begins to blur the line between game and entertainment experiences.”