Canadian Startup Keek Raises $18 Million

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Toronto-based Keek has raised $18 million, bringing its total venture capital investment to $30 million.

The video-blogging platform raised the funds from AGF Investments, Pinetree Capital, and Plazacorp Ventures, with some additional participation from Toronto's Cranson Capital, who led Keek's previous financing round.

The site allows users to post short video updates and now attracts 15 million monthly unique visitors and one billion pageviews per month.

SEE ALSO: Keek Raises $5.5 Million

Keek is adding 200,000 new users per day now, the Canadian company stated recently. Several celebrities use Keek, including Adam Lambert and most of the Kardashians. The company now has 40 employees.

SEE ALSO: Keek Raises $7 Million

Keek was founded by  Isaac Raichyk founded early 2011, though the website didn't go live until July of that year.

Company:
Keek Inc.
Website:
http://www.keek.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Keek is the easiest way to share microvideo with friends, family and the world. You can upload video status updates ("keeks") using your webcam or the Keek app for Android and iPhone. Reply back with text or video comments ("keekbacks"), push your keeks to other major social media networks and embed them into your blog or website. Connect with friends, share funny videos and more. It's a fun new way to meet people... more


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