Ricky Van Veen - Quotes

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All Internet comedy is niche comedy. If you do an Internet video about Halo, every Halo fan will send it to every other Halo fan. But if you did an episode of a network comedy that parodied Halo, most of your audience wouldn't even get it. ---->>>

Notional is a production company with the DNA of an Internet company that makes content for everything. ---->>>

If you have a great idea that can translate elsewhere, then that's where the scalability comes in - and that's where you can actually start to make real money. ---->>>

When people tell you Web content is better than television content, they probably don't mean that, they probably enjoy the format of the Web better than the format of TV. ---->>>

Viral videos aren't just about being funny. They're about identity creation. ---->>>

If you're a content brand, you have to be in every place your audience is. Sometimes your audience is on the couch and wants to watch a 30-minute show, and sometimes they're checking their Facebook feed and want to see something that's only a minute long. ---->>>

On the Web you have to sum up what your piece of content is in one link or nobody is going to watch it. That's the same thing I've been hearing from TV executives - is we need a program that you can have on the side of a bus and someone can watch it go by and get what the show is and want to watch it. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 12-17, 1980
Birthplace: Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland, U.S.
Occupation: Businessman

Richard Raphael "Ricky" Van Veen (born December 17, 1980) is an American entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of CollegeHumor, a popular comedy brand/website and CEO of Notional, a television production company born out of CollegeHumor. Van Veen created the site as a student at Wake Forest. Van Veen's site was earning between $10-15 million a year before the partners sold a controlling stake to IAC/InterActiveCorp (wikipedia)