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Former Hulu Executives To Take On YouTube With Vessel Start-Up

Web video startup Vessel has revealed its plans to take on YouTube in 2015, including striking "early access" exclusivity deals with some of the latter company's popular channels -- and it says YouTubers and media companies will be able to earn '20x' more revenues from its online subscription service. Vessel will launch early in 2015 as a two-tier service: a free ad-supported version, and a $2.99-a-month subscription tier promising fewer ads. It was founded by Hulu's former Chief Executive and CTO.

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