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Vessel is a premium video service that gives passionate fans early access to short-form videos from their favorite creators. Vessel offers these videos through a curated, beautiful and creator-first platform that is accessible via mobile apps for iPad and iPhone and via Vessel.com for only $2.99 a month.

In addition to its early access subscription offering, Vessel also offers a free, ad-supported version of the service where videos become available after their early access period.  Vessel, a San Francisco-based startup, was founded in 2013 by Jason Kilar and Richard Tom, the founding CEO and former CTO of Hulu. Vessel’s investors include Benchmark Capital, Greylock Partners, and Bezos Expeditions.

Portfolio Information
Status: Past
Sector: Consumer
Investment Stage: Series B

Jason Kilar, CEO