Ooyala Wins $100,000 from Amazon for their Video Company

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Ooyala Wins $100,000 from Amazon for their Video Company
December 7, 2007

Ooyala won $100,000 from the Amazon web services start-up challenge.

What does Ooyala do?

Ooyala is a video company delivering a high-quality interactive video experience with monetization and analytics tools for video publishers and advertisers.

VCU says:

According to Amazon, who put on the contest for those using their AWS services, over 900 business plan entries were submitted by bevelopers building their products and services using the AWS Platform.

Ooyala won the challenge, three ex-Google employees founded the company. In their own words here is what they have developed – “we developed a platform that gives content owners control — marketers accountable video advertising — and viewers high quality interactive video with non-intrusive advertising. This platform is built on Ooyala’s patent-pending delivery system, one that is able to deliver up to HD-quality video over the Web at a fraction of the cost. Our ad system uses elements of computer vision and machine learning to deliver a targeted advertising experience.

Their platform is named Backlot.

Take a look at Ooyala.

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Ooyala

Seed: $8,500,000
Seed: $100,000
B Round: $0
C Round: $10,000,000

Founded:
Industry: Mobile

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Ooyala Wins $100,000 from Amazon for their Video Company

Ooyala won $100,000 from the Amazon web services start-up challenge.

Ooyala is a video company delivering a high-quality interactive video experience with monetization and analytics tools for video publishers and advertisers.

According to Amazon, who put on the contest for those using their AWS services, over 900 business plan entries were submitted by bevelopers building their products and services using the AWS Platform.

Ooyala won the challenge, three ex-Google employees founded the company. In their own words here is what they have developed – “we developed a platform that gives content owners control — marketers accountable video advertising — and viewers high quality interactive video with non-intrusive advertising. This platform is built on Ooyala’s patent-pending delivery system, one that is able to deliver up to HD-quality video over the Web at a fraction of the cost. Our ad system uses elements of computer vision and machine learning to deliver a targeted advertising experience.

Their platform is named Backlot.

 
Funding

Funding Total: $100,000

Round Date Amount Pre Amount Post Amount
Seed 01/2008 $100,000
Investors: Amazon

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