Based in Japan and India. Has led to 1 successful fundraise in Japan. Been working the space of Venture Capital and Private Equity for the last 3 years.

BuddyTV the leading TV website with six million users announced that it secured an additional $1 5 Million for its release of Vibes an entirely re-imagined app experience for its iOS7 version of BuddyTV Guide The free app targets anyone with traditional pay-TV broadcast or streaming services with features that help find what to watch using a cable provider satellite provider or broadcast TV The app also offers searching across streaming services like Amazon Netflix iTunes Hulu HBO Crackle and others

The funding round was led by Madrona Venture Group and other prominent angel investors

It’s frustrating paying for TV service but constantly thinking There’s absolutely nothing good on TV said Andy Liu Co-Founder and CEO of BuddyTV Which is why we built Vibes based on the experiences of our six million users and created a friendly viewing guide powered by real people who love TV and want to share it ‘

The app offers a simple platform that allows users to subscribe to create and share unique collections of TV shows and movies called Vibes ‘ Popular Vibes include Redneck Buddies Underwater Terror and Rich People doing Stupid Things ‘ Powered by content from BuddyTV com each show displays enhanced data including articles slideshows episode information pricing and TV/Movie location easily sorted by the user’s video sources or combination of sources

Discovering TV shows and movies through friends is often the most important factor in deciding what to watch Vibes makes it very easy for users to solicit input from friends and experts to find shows to watch as well as to share collections they love

BuddyTV’s Vibes brings together

Sources All sources of entertainment that you have access to are placed into one app cable satellite broadcast and streaming Amazon iTunes Crackle You let the app know what sources you have available and Vibes takes care of the rest

Devices Vibes lets you know if you can watch it immediately on your mobile device or what channel to tune into on your TV

Interests Subscribe to Vibes that match your interests Vibes can range from Distract My Child to Redneck Buddies to Underwater Terror Each Vibe is rich with TV shows and movies as well as enhanced content Just as people create playlists of their favorite music Vibes lets fans create a theme-based collection of their favorite shows or movies

Friends Share your created Vibes with your friends Share your favorite inspirational movies Find Vibes that your friends are subscribing to

BuddyTV Vibes is available today on iOS 7 capable devices including iPhone and iPad

About BuddyTV
BuddyTV Guide’s Vibes is a free app to help TV and Movie viewers manage sources of content devices interests and friends BuddyTV has the highest rated TV Guide app in iTunes and has over 1 M downloads and over 6MM monthly uniques on its website

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