Japan-based Video Search Engine, Fooooo Raises $1 Million

Posted Mar 18, 2008

Fooooo is a video search engine company based in Japan and supports various languages.  On Fooooo’s homepage, there are popular videos aggregated from all over the web.  Fooooo aggregates videos from YouTube, DailyMotion, Veoh, imeem, Stage6, Revver, and Metacafe.  Each video is categorized and has an RSS feed available for each category.

Categories include News, Sports, Pets & Animals, Comedy, Entertainment, Animation, Music, Ads & Businesses, Auto, Art, Games, Movies & TV, People & Blogs, Science, Events, Education, and Sexy.

This is Fooooo’s second round of funding at $1 million.  This makes Fooooo’s total funding at $2 million.  Fooooo’s parent company is Bank of Innovation.  This round of funding was provided by Japanese venture capital company, Cyberagent.

The company was started in January 2006 and is based in Tokyo.  Tomohiro Higuchi is the President and the Directors are Daisuke Tanaka and Hiroshi Tomishima.