Peter Kafka

Recent Posts by Peter Kafka

Asia-to-U.S. Video Site DramaFever Raises $4.5 Million

DramaFever, a site that specializes in bringing Asian videos to English language speakers, has raised a $4.5 million B round led by MK Capital, along with angel investors including YouTube co-founder Steve Chen. DramaFever, which says it attracts 1.5 million unique visitors a month, offers ad-supported clips as well as an ad-free subscription version. Last year, it raised $1.5 million in seed funding.

Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald