Ex-YouTube Exec Raises $50 Million for Next 10 Ventures, Which Plans to Fund Content Creators

Benjamin Grubbs, formerly YouTube’s global head of top creator partnerships, has formed a new startup called Next 10 Ventures to mentor and provide funding to digital creators worldwide — with the aim of helping build thems into bigger medi…

Benjamin Grubbs, formerly YouTube’s global head of top creator partnerships, has formed a new startup called Next 10 Ventures to mentor and provide funding to digital creators worldwide — with the aim of helping build thems into bigger media properties. Grubbs, who left Google after five and half years in February 2018, has raised $50 […]

Former YouTube Executive Launches Next 10 Ventures, A Fund Investing In The Creator Community

A former YouTube executive who spent years working with the online creator community has raised a $50 million operating fund to invest in emerging talent and help them develop businesses around their creations.
Founder and CEO Benjamin Grubbs said the …

A former YouTube executive who spent years working with the online creator community has raised a $50 million operating fund to invest in emerging talent and help them develop businesses around their creations. Founder and CEO Benjamin Grubbs said the inspiration for Next 10 Ventures grew out of his experiences as YouTube’s global director of top creator partnerships. He¬†would work with YouTubers, discussing their business plans and helping them project their growth out…