Thursday, 18 February 2016

TVF Pitchers Makers, Finally Raised Their Funding

Posted by Anshul Katiyar
The Viral Fever (TVF) which is the first Indian YouTube channel who are making serious of videos based on comedy, romance, drama. TVF is started by a IIT graduate Arunabh Kumar in 2010, before starting TVF Arunabh also works in many bollywood movies in making or we can say directing them, He also worked in Om Shanti Om as a assistant directory with well known Farah Khan.

Mumbai-based TVF has raised a amount of $10 Mn (INR 65.6 Cr) from Tiger Global Management, Acc. to a RoC filing Report. Temasek Boulevard which is also a popular Angel Funding company takes part in the Funding round and Tiger has invested in The Viral Fever(TVF) from its Internet Fund III Pte. Ltd.
According to registrar of companies (Roc) Now company valuation jumps from $45 Millions to $70 Millions. But we do not received and confirmation about the valuation from TVF team or nor from firm founders.

Story of The Viral Fever (TVF)

Arunabh Kumar is comes from Muzaffarpur in Bihar, his born in middle class family and as we all knows that how much discipline family in which we are suppose to live and this is running as same in Arunabh Kumar life, some times his parents does not likes his school so they change its school without asking him, when he does not like school he ran's away.  With a strict disciplinarian family, Arunabh kumar future was nearly decided.  He asked to prepare and go for JEE exams, but in first time Arunabh unable to secure marks to qualify IIT so he moved kota for preparing it, then after first year second time Arunabh finally got IIT Kharagpur.
Actually Kumar does not life life at IIT Kharagpur because of its silent environment and now he was completely bored.
Kumar also Say's that ''At the end of every semester he used to pick a different career choice, In first semester he wanted to go for economist, in second semester he wanted to go for an MBA, in third he decide that he will be a coder and in fourth semester he decide that now he will join UPSC. So at end of Evey semester he used to change his careers choice''
After doing lot of projects Anurabh meets lot of creative people at IITK and start taking part in various short films and then after Anurabh finally realize his inner potential of movie direction and then after he use to take part in directing many short films, Arunabh life changed when he Finally got an opportunity to part in Om Shanti Om as assist with director Farah Khan after completion of Om Shanti Om Anurabh start getting working in some other Bollywood movies and he also won many awards.

Beginning of Qtiyapa

In late 2009 Anurabh stacked with idea of short movie called Engineer’s diary and he approached many TV channels like MTV and some other but all other refuse to work on his idea and then finally Anurabh decide to go with YouTube and after uploading his first episode the video gets viral and TVF got more than 70000+ previews and 2000+ channel subscribers.
After TVF gets popular they decide to launch some serious of videos and which result came in form of TVF Pitchers, and Permanent roommates.
Today TVF Pitchers is one of most popular YouTube serious and TVF is first Indian YouTube Channel having 1 Million Channel Subscriber.
While you can contact Anurabh on Twitter and watch some great TVF videos, WhatBigNext Team wish him an amazing journey in his future endeavors.


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