Dailymotion was founded.
Dailymotion together with Atlas Ventures and Partech International raised € 7million in funds, which was the most funds raised that time.
The French government invested in Dailymotion through the Strategic Investment Fund.
Orange acquired a 49% stake in Dailymotion for €62 million.
Orange bought the remaining 51% for €61 million.
Yahoo's tried acquisition of a majority stake in Dailymotion but the French government blocked them from doing so.
Orange revealed it was in discussions with Microsoft about a deal that could see Dailymotion enter the US market.
Vivendi purchased an 80% stake in Dailymotion from Orange and later that September increased its ownership to 90%.