Genius Brands

Genius Brands creates, markets and sells children's DVDs, CD music and book products . Read more

Andrew Heyward's photo - Chairman & CEO of Genius Brands

Chairman & CEO

Andrew Heyward

CEO Approval Rating

88/100

Founded:

2006

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Genius Brands Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$3.2M

Genius Brands Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION

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ChizComm Beacon Media

Nov 2020

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undisclosed
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These are all the companies that Genius Brands has acquired. Genius Brands' latest acquisition was ChizComm Beacon Media in Nov 2020.

Genius Brands Funding History

Since Genius Brands was founded in 2006, it has participated in 6 rounds of funding. In total Genius Brands has raised $27.2M. Genius Brands' last funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $350.0K

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Debt - PPP (CARES Act)
Apr 2020
$350K - $1M

U.S. Small Business Administration.

Convertible Note
Mar 2020
$11M
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Debt
Aug 2018
$4.5M
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Unattributed
Jan 2018
$1.8M
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Debt
Aug 2016
$5.2M

Since Genius Brands was founded in 2006, it has participated in 6 rounds of funding. In total Genius Brands has raised $27.2M. Genius Brands' last funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $350.0K

Genius Brands Investments

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These are all the companies that Genius Brands has invested in. Genius Brands' latest investment was ChizComm Beacon Media in Nov 2020.

Genius Brands News

May 26, 2021TBI Vision

Genius Brands ups Jon Ollwerther to president of Kartoon Channel!

US-based Genius Brands International has promoted Jon Ollwerther to president of its kids streaming p... See more »
May 3, 2021Benzinga

Genius Brands' "Stan Lee's Superhero Kindergarten" Surpasses 9 Million Views on Kartoon Channel!

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The April 23 premiere of Genius Brands Intern... See more »
April 22, 2021Cord Cutters News

Cinedigm Announces Content Partnership with Genius Brands' Kartoon Channel!

Cinedigm has teamed up with Genius Brands International to bring new content to Kartoon Channel!, a f... See more »
April 21, 2021Kidscreen

Harold Chizick to head up sales & CP at Genius Brands

The ChizComm CEO takes on oversight of GBI's content sales, licensing and marketing teams.Read More... See more »
April 20, 2021Benzinga

Cindedigm Forges Digital Content Partnership With Genius Brands; Gives No Color On Takeover Rumors

Cinedigm Corp (NASDAQ: CIDM) announced a digital content partnership with kids media company Genius B... See more »
April 12, 2021Animation Magazine

GBI Greenlights 'Rainbow Rangers' S3 amid Wave of New Deals

Genius Brands International announced the greenlight of season three of its flagship animated prescho... See more »

Genius Brands Press Releases

April 30, 2021StreetInsider

STUNNING GROWTH CONTINUES"Stan Lee's Superhero Kindergarten" Garners Over 4 Million Views Since Premiere This Last Weekend on Kartoon Channel!

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Following the hugely successful world premi... See more »
April 26, 2021GlobeNewswire

Weekend Premiere of Genius Brands' "Stan Lee's Superhero Kindergarten," Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, on Kartoon Channel! Delivers Massive Success With Over 2 Million Views

Schwarzenegger to Appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tonight to Promote The New Series and Share Exclusive ... See more »
April 19, 2021centralcharts

Genius Brands' New Animated Children's Series, "Stan Lee's Superhero Kindergarten," Puts Arnold Schwarzenegger Back in the Kindergarten Classroom, Starting This Friday

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genius Brands International, Inc. ("Genius ... See more »
March 30, 2021centralcharts

Genius Brands International Announces Stan Lee Content Collaboration With Marvel Studios

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genius Brands International, Inc . (Nasdaq:... See more »
March 15, 2021StreetInsider

Roblox Coming to Kartoon Channel!

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genius Brands International, Inc. Genius Br... See more »
December 9, 2020GlobeNewswire

Genius Brands International to Present at the LD Micro Investor Conference on December 15th

Shaquille O'Neal, NBA legend, Genius Brands shareholder, and Co-Executive Producer of Genius Brands' ... See more »
November 16, 2020centralcharts

Genius Brands International Issues CEO Newsletter

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genius Brands International, Inc. ("Genius B... See more »

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Genius Brands Headquarters

301 N Canon Dr Ste 305 Suite 305

Beverly Hills, California90210

310-273-4222

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Genius Brands Summary

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Overview

Genius Brands creates, markets and sells children's DVDs, CD music and book products . Genius Brands was founded in 2006. Genius Brands' headquarters is located in Beverly Hills, California, USA 90210. It has raised 27.2M in 6 rounds. The latest round...

CEO

Genius Brands's Chairman & CEO, Andrew Heyward, currently has an approval rating of 88%. Genius Brands's primary competitors are

Frequently Asked Questions about Genius Brands

  1. When was Genius Brands founded?

    Genius Brands was founded in 2006
  2. Who is Genius Brands's CEO?

    Genius Brands's CEO is Andrew Heyward
  3. How much revenue does Genius Brands generate?

    Genius Brands generates $3.2M in revenue
  1. How much funding does Genius Brands have?

    Genius Brands has historically raised $27.2M in funding
  2. Where is Genius Brands's headquarters?

    Genius Brands's headquarters is in Beverly Hills California, USA
  3. How many employees does Genius Brands have?

    Genius Brands has 24 employees