Tastemade Raises $40M

Santa Monica-based food content and programming startup Tastemade has raised $40M in a Series D funding, the company announced this morning, to further expand its content channels. Tastemade said the funding was led by Goldman Sachs' Merchant Banking Division, and also included Redpoint Ventures, Raine Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Liberty Media, Scripps Networks Interactive, and Tohokushinsha Film Corporation. Tastemade, which was founded by Lary Fitzgibbon, develops content around food, travel, and lifestyle, which it published on Youtube, Snapchat, Facebook, Apple TV, and elsewhere. Tastemade has now raised around $80M in total funding. More information »