Redpoint Puts $9M Into Machinima

Redpoint Ventures, the Menlo Park, CA-based early stage venture capital firm, has invested $9 million in a Series B financing round for Los Angeles-based Machinima, according to an announcement today. Machinima’s entertainment portal features original fan-created videos made using the graphics engines from popular video games such as World of Warcraft, Halo, the Sims, and Grand Theft Auto. The company says the site’s audience has tripled over the past year to more than 27 million unique visitors per month.

Wade Roush is a freelance science and technology journalist and the producer and host of the podcast Soonish. Follow @soonishpodcast

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