Sling gets "large" round of venture capital
Will consumers watch their own recorded TV shows on their cell phones
San Mateo start-up Sling Media thinks they will, and apparently so do its investors. The private company has just closed another "large" round of funding to help finance the distribution of its product, which enables people to watch shows they record on TiVo or other places on Internet-enabled cell phones.
We don't know the exact amount, but have it on good authority it is a large round. We know they have raised about $15 million over past two years. So given the attention they've received so far, it is probably about time they raised more cash.
Update: Om says it is not a large round; it is a "monster round."
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FYI, you linked to a Google cache of the Merc article instead of the article itself.
...because the real article is now walled up in our archives. And since the cache version is out there, may as well point to it.
duh, just go to there website -
the amount raised in second round
is 46 million plus!