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Cameo

Cameo is a Chicago-based company.

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Timeline

June 2019
Cameo raises a $50,000,000 series B round from Lightspeed Venture Partners.

Funding rounds

People

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Abigail Sheppard

Employee

Adam Ostrum

Employee

Alec Webber

Employee

Alexandra Turner

Employee

Arthur Leopold

Employee

Chas Jhin

Employee

Devon Townsend

Founder

Irene Mounivong

Employee

Jake Allen

Employee

Marcus Molchany

Employee

Mike Townsend

Employee

Patrick Zielinski

Employee

Steven Galanis

Founder

Tyler Qahhaar

Employee

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Dan Whateley
May 20, 2021
Business Insider
Recent creator economy news includes new hires at Jellysmack and Popular Pays, and $20 million in funding for online-course startup Maven.
Victoria Giardina
May 11, 2021
Business Insider
For $375, Lindsay Lohan will send you a personalized video message via Cameo. It's a unique gift idea, and Lohan is one of many celebs using Cameo.
Callum Burroughs
May 1, 2021
Business Insider
Celebrities like Michael Owen, Carole Baskin, and Tori Spelling can earn sums as high as $20,000 on memmo.me.
Starting Line
April 12, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Starting Line, the Chicago-based venture capital firm, announces that it has closed $30 million for its second fund, dedicated to expanding...
Brian Heater
March 30, 2021
TechCrunch
Cameo, the celebrity video site you're probably familiar with if you've celebrated a birthday in the last three years, announced this morning that it's raised a $100M Series C. The round, which was led by Jonathan Turner with e.ventures, puts the site's value at just north of $1 billion. Cameo has been building a good [...]
Archie Bland
February 27, 2021
the Guardian
Comedian's work ethic on celebrity shout-out app takes him to 10,000 videos and £300,000 - leaving global A-listers in his wake
Anthony Ha
February 25, 2021
TechCrunch
Memmo.me, a startup allowing users to pay celebrities for personalized video messages, is announcing that it has raised $10 million in Series A funding. "We're really excited about our mission to break down these barriers [and help talent] connect one-to-one instead of one-to-thousands," said co-founder and CEO Gustav Lundberg Toresson. He added that celebrities are [...]
Amanda Perelli
February 24, 2021
Business Insider
Brian Baumgartner, known as Kevin from "The Office," was the top creator on the personalized video message service Cameo in 2020.
Laurence Scott
February 4, 2021
Wired
Gimmicky message services like Cameo treat goodwill as a friendly contagion, something anyone can catch and spread. Just don't let the money run out.
Stuart Heritage
January 18, 2021
the Guardian
The actor's unexpected response to a complaint about an 18-year-old film could pave the way for big-name actors to personally insult Twitter users
Dan Whateley
January 14, 2021
Business Insider
Insider spoke to executives in the text-marketing industry and their customers to understand more about the state of SMS marketing in 2021.
Jennifer Still
January 5, 2021
Business Insider
You can use Cameo to purchase a personalized shout-out or live video call with select celebrities using the website or mobile app booking system.
Shawn Knight
December 21, 2020
TechSpot
When the pandemic set in early this year and tech companies started sending employees home to work remotely, one category seemed particularly vulnerable. As it turns out,...
Shona Ghosh
December 21, 2020
Business Insider
AOC slams Amazon, SolarWinds hack troubles experts, and inside the life of Scott Borgerson.
Kevin Shalvey
December 19, 2020
Business Insider
Russia's Internet Research Agency created hundreds of Facebook and Instagram accounts in Libya, spreading misinformation about an alleged spy.
USA TODAY
December 13, 2020
USA TODAY
Video options abound for parents who don't want their kids to miss out on Santa visits during COVID. They will cost you anywhere between $10 to $750.
Cameo
December 7, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Cameo, the company that has connected more than 1 million fans to their favorite pop culture personalities through personalized video messages...
Nosheen Iqbal
December 6, 2020
the Guardian
Celebrity message sites are booming and they make for fascinating, but rather depressing browsing
By Zoe Kleinman
December 4, 2020
BBC News
The founder of a site where fans pay for celebrity messages says stars now attract niche followings.
Science X staff
November 24, 2020
phys.org
When the words "artificial intelligence" (AI) come to mind, your first thoughts may be of super-smart computers, or robots that perform tasks without needing any help from humans. Now, a multi-institutional team including researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has accomplished something not too far off: They developed an AI algorithm called CAMEO that discovered a potentially useful new material without requiring additional training from scientists. The AI system could help reduce the amount of trial-and-error time scientists spend in the lab, while maximizing productivity and efficiency in their research.
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