Culture Machine, an Asian digital video network, has raised USD 18 million in Series B funding led by Tiger Global, Zodius Capital and Times Internet Limited. The company had previously raised USD 3.5 million in Series A funding from Zodius Capital and Times Internet Limited.
Culture Machine, co-founded by Sameer Pitalwalla and Venkat Prasad, former Disney and Youtube executives, creates digital video entertainment for the Internet generation by combining technology with better content.
“We are building a next generation media company that uses our proprietary technology platforms, to know what content to create and create that content at scale.” said Sameer & Venkat, Co-founders, Culture Machine in a joint statement.
Culture Machine also announced that Chris LaRosa, former product head of YouTube Music, has joined the company’s advisory board. Culture Machine has offices and studio facilities in Mumbai, Delhi, Pune and Chennai and is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Aleph Group PTE Ltd, Singapore.