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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.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus