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Woven Is Quietly Building The Next Digital Media Giant

Posted at 6:43AM Thursday 14 Aug 2014

Don't look now, but content is sexy again. After nearly a decade of being discounted by investors and entrepreneurs as a dying category, digital media companies are finally proving there are real businesses to be built online. For evidence of this fact, take three very different but highly successful deals: Buzzfeed's fresh $50 million round at an $850 million valuation led by Andreessen Horowitz, Disney's $900 million acquisition of Maker Studio, and Vice's $1.4 billion valuation on the back of a 21st Century Fox investment.

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