Blake Krikorian Invests in Clicker, Joins Board

BKrikorian-b.jpgBlake Krikorian, who left left Sling Media earlier this year, the place-shifting startup that he sold to Echostar for $380 million in September 2007, is going to join the board of directors of, a Los Angeles-based online-video content discovery company started by Jim Lanzone, the former CEO of Krikorian is also going to make an undisclosed amount of money in the company; a news announcement is likely to be made later this week.

Clicker is backed by veteran venture capitalists Bill Gurley of Benchmark Capital and Geoff Yang of Redpoint Ventures, who have invested $8 million in the company. Clicker is going to be unveiling its service to the world at our NewTeeVee Live conference, which will be held on Nov. 12 in San Francisco. (To buy tickets for the conference, click here. ) Liz covered the company in The Best Guides to Watching TV Online. Continue reading at GigaOM.