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YesVideo Snags $5 Million in Funding, New CEO and CTO

Video digitization start-up YesVideo announced Thursday that it received a $5 million investment from Greystripe ad network founders Michael Chang and Andy Choi, both of whom have recently joined the company, as CEO and CTO, respectively. YesVideo helps consumers transfer older media, like VHS and Hi-8, to new media like DVDs and the cloud. The company will use the capital injection to broaden brand reach with retailers, as well as to work on new products.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work