Friday, March 4, 2011
Clicker Acquired By CBS Interactive
Los Angeles-based Clicker.com, the provider of a guide to online video, has been acquired by CBS Interactive, the firms said Friday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to CBS Interactive, Jim Lanzone, co-founder and CEO of Clicker, will become President of CBS Interactive, and oversee all of CBS Interactive's operations worldwide. CBS said that Clicker Media will become part of CBS Interactive'roster of properties. The acquisition is a quick one for Clicker, which only launched public access to its site in November of 2009. Clicker was venture backed by Benchmark Capital, JAFCO, Redpoint Ventures, and Blake Krikorian, and had raised around $21M in funding.