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Los Angeles-based Factual raises $35 million in Series B funding
Factual CEO Gil Elbaz Los Angeles -based Factual raised $35 million from a group of investors including Michael Ovitz , Andreessen Horowitz , Altpoint Ventures , Data Collective , Haystack Partners , Heritage Group, Index Ventures , Miramar Ventures , Tamar...
Factual CEO Gil Elbaz Los Angeles -based Factual raised $35 million from a group of investors including Michael Ovitz, Andreessen Horowitz, Altpoint Ventures, Data Collective, Haystack Partners, Heritage Group, Index Ventures...
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May I Pls have an official email id? I am an artist.I would like to send across my professional details.Regs.
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Media moguls flock Michael Kassan’s Hamptons party
MediaLink chairman and CEO Michael Kassan Michael Ovitz and Tamara Mellon attended a party in the Hamptons Friday nigtht hosted by MediaLink chairman and CEO Michael Kassan and his wife, Ronnie , according to this report on Page Six of the New York Post . G...
MediaLink chairman and CEO Michael Kassan Michael Ovitz and Tamara Mellon attended a party in the Hamptons Friday nigtht hosted by MediaLink chairman and CEO Michael Kassan and his wife, Ronnie, according to this report on Pa...
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Unfinished Business: Carson's road to an NFL Stadium
Proposed NFL stadium for Carson, CA On Aug. 11 the NFL will hold a special meeting on the Los Angeles situation, considered a "pivotal moment" in the league's more-than-20-year odyssey back to the Los Angeles-Orange County market. The owners will consider w...
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Jimmy Lee of JPMorgan Chase Remembered for Shaping an Industry
Michael Ovitz, Jerry Speyer, Lloyd Blankfein, Gary Cohn, Charlie Rose and others  exiting a memorial mass for Jimmy Lee. " James B. Lee Jr. , a towering figure on Wall Street, was remembered at his funeral Mass on June 22 as a father, a friend and an invest...
Michael Ovitz, Jerry Speyer, Lloyd Blankfein, Gary Cohn, Charlie Rose and others exiting a memorial mass for Jimmy Lee. "James B. Lee Jr., a towering figure on Wall Street, was remembered at his funeral Mass on June 22 as a f...
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Now, It's Personal: The Epic, Inside Drama Behind the New Hollywood Agency Wars
Michael Ovitz, co-founder of Creative Artists Agency , is mentioned in THR 's in-depth coverage of the recent turmoil at CAA and other agencies, Now, It's Personal: The Epic, Inside Drama Behind the New Hollywood Agency Wars .   The article credits Ovitz's ...
Michael Ovitz, co-founder of Creative Artists Agency, is mentioned in THR</b>'s in-depth coverage of the recent turmoil at CAA and other agencies, Now, It's Personal: The Epic, Inside Drama Behind the New Hollywood Agency War...
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Met Gala 2015: Michael Ovitz, Tamara Mellon and Celebs Celebrate China
Michael Ovitz and Tamara Mellon at 2015 Met Gala Michael Ovitz and Tamara Mellon were in attendence at the 2015 Met Gala along with many other celebrities including George and Amal Clooney , Beyonce and Jay Z , Reese Witherspoon , Usher , Sophia Vergara and...
Michael Ovitz and Tamara Mellon at 2015 Met Gala Michael Ovitz and Tamara Mellon were in attendence at the 2015 Met Gala along with many other celebrities including George and Amal Clooney, Beyonce and Jay Z, Reese Witherspo...
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The Broad Contemporary Art Museum Celebrates Opening with Gala
The Broad opens in Downtown L.A. Michael Ovitz attended last night's opening night of The Broad , the Eli and Edythe Broad ’ s contemporary art museum located Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles.  “To have Frank Gehry’s Disney Hall , the Music Center , MOC...
The Broad opens in Downtown L.A. Michael Ovitz attended last night's opening night of The Broad, the Eli and Edythe Broad’s contemporary art museum located Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles.  “To have Frank Gehry’s Disney...
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Hamasaku - Legendary Sushi Spot Continues to Evolve
Hamasaku evolves with the times and remains on a roll Michael Ovitz 's Hamasaku has long been a fixture for high-end sushi lovers on L.A.'s Westside .  Dujour.com 's A Legendary Sushi Spost's Big Makeover details the transition from Hamasaku's fame-inspired...
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Titans of tech head to Sun Valley's Allen & Company conference
Michael Ovitz arrives at Allen & Co's annual conference in Sun Valley, Idaho Michael Ovitz arrived in Sun Valley, Idaho on Tuesday for Allen & Co's annual conference, a gathering of the biggest names in tech and entertainment including Facebook's Mark Zucke...
Michael Ovitz arrives at Allen & Co's annual conference in Sun Valley, Idaho Michael Ovitz arrived in Sun Valley, Idaho on Tuesday for Allen & Co's annual conference, a gathering of the biggest names in tech and entertainment...
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New 6th Street Viaduct is a bridge to a different future
Los Angeles' new 6th Street Viaduct Michael Maltzan , architect of Michael Ovitz's residence, continues to innovate in his recent re-imagining of Los Angeles' iconic 6th Street Viaduct , crossing the L.A. River to connect downtown and Boyle Heights.   Worki...
Los Angeles' new 6th Street Viaduct Michael Maltzan, architect of Michael Ovitz's residence, continues to innovate in his recent re-imagining of Los Angeles' iconic 6th Street Viaduct, crossing the L.A. River to connect down...
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Tomorrow's Advance Man - Marc Andreessen's plan to win the future
Michael Ovitz is quoted in the New Yorker's recent in-depth article on Marc Andreessen , co-founder of Silicon Valley VC firm Andreessen Horowitz . "When a16z began, it didn’t have even an ersatz track
record to promote. So Andreessen and Horowitz consulte...
Michael Ovitz is quoted in the New Yorker's recent in-depth article on Marc Andreessen, co-founder of Silicon Valley VC firm Andreessen Horowitz. "When a16z began, it didn’t have even an ersatz track record to promote. So And...
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Andreessen Horowitz, Deal Maker to the Stars of Silicon Valley
In some ways, Andreessen Horowitz is a talent agency as much as a tech investor. The NY Times ' recent article, ' Andreessen Horowitz, Deal Maker to the Stars of Silicon Valley ' provides an extensive look at Michael Ovitz's influence on the Silicon Valley ...
In some ways, Andreessen Horowitz is a talent agency as much as a tech investor. The NY Times' recent article, 'Andreessen Horowitz, Deal Maker to the Stars of Silicon Valley' provides an extensive look at Michael Ovitz's inf...
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Throughout his career Michael Ovitz has been involved in a wide variety of activities in the worlds of entertainment, advertising, finance, business and philanthropy.  In 1975 Ovitz co-founded Creative Artists Agency (CAA), serving as its Chairman until 1995.  Over that 20-year period, he grew the agency from a start-up organization to the world’s leading talent agency, representing more than 1,000 of the most notable actors, directors, musicians, screenwriters and other personalities in the entertainment industry.

Ovitz expanded the purview of the agency by moving into such activities as corporate consulting, investment banking and advertising.  He helped negotiate such transactions as Matsushita’s acquisition of MCA/Universal, the financial rescue of MGM/United Artists, and Sony’s acquisition of Columbia Pictures.  He shook up the advertising industry by winning Coca-Cola's global advertising account in 1991.  Mr. Ovitz also served as President of the Walt Disney Company, from October 1995 to January 1997.

In 2010 Ovitz co-founded venture capital fund Broad Beach Ventures (BBV), which includes a portfolio of over thirty companies, including Medium, Palantir, Klout, Priceonomics, GoodRx, Blend Labs, HipSwap, Factual, doubleTwist, RelateIQ, Ground Crew/Citizen Logistics and more.  BBV consults with venture capital firms, private equity firms and hedge funds, including Andreessen Horowitz, Formation 8, Founders Fund and others.


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  • UCLA school of film and television
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