Ex-Hulu CTO raises $7.5 million for YouTube commerce startup Packagd

Packagd’s first app, baptized Unboxed, taps into the community of YouTubers who share product reviews, how-to videos, and more, with a focus on tech products like laptops and smartphones. The audience can also interact with the hosts and the rest of the viewers through a dedicated chat. “It’s basically the new CNET for the online video community,” said [Eric Feng, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers]. – Bérénice Magistretti, VentureBeat http://ift.tt/2s0oCyk