Tuesday, October 11, 2016
FameBit Acquired By Google
Los Angeles-based FameBit, the online marketplace which helps brands connect with YouTube influencers, has been acquired by Google, the company's backer--Science--announced on Tuesday afternoon. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Famebit--founded by David Kierzkowski and Agnes Kozera--first received funding from Science in 2014. Science's Mike Jones said that FameBit's acquisition is the third for the company this year, including the acquisition of HelloSociety by The New York Times in March, and the acquisition of Dollar Shave Club by Unilever in July.