[ Musical.ly raises $100M in Series D ]

Musical.ly has raised $100 million in Series D funding.

Founded in 2014, Musical.ly is a video social network for creating, sharing and discovering short videos. Every day, millions of teens use musical.ly as an outlet to express themselves through singing, dancing, comedy, and lip-syncing.

The app is now producing stars of its own. With over 19 million Musical.ly fans, 16-year-old Ariel Martin, known as Baby Ariel, gained popularity on the app with her lip sync videos of hip-hop and pop songs and short comedic skits.

Funding  Series D
Founded  2014
Country  USA
City  San Francisco, California
Founder / CEO  Alex (June) Zhu
Deal Size  $100M
Investors  GGV Capital
Previous Investors  Cheetah Mobile
 Greylock Partners
 CRCM Ventures
 Qiming Venture Partners
 GGV Capital
 DCM Ventures