Vimeo Raises $150 Million in New Equity Funding

The American video hosting, sharing, and services platform Vimeo has announced that it has raised $150 million in new equity funding alongside the third-quarter earnings of its parent company IAC. Thrive Capital and GIC has led the funding round. Vimeo’s revenue grew in Q3 by 44 percent year-on-year to $75.1 million, according to the earnings report. And it had a good EBITDA of 3.4 million dollars in its first quarter. Over the summer, the Match Group (owner of a number of dating services) separated itself from the…

Vimeo Launches Free Video Messaging Tool To Empower Remote Teams

Vimeo, the world's leading professional video platform and community, launched Vimeo Record, a free video messaging tool that allows users to instantly record their screen from their browser, share video messages, and exchange comments and feedback— improving workplace collaboration and communication for distributed teams. Following the launch of Vimeo Enterprise last year, Vimeo Record further entrenches Vimeo as the preferred end-to-end video solution for teams and organizations, including the 60% of Fortune 500 companies…

Vimeo Announces Partnership With GoDaddy To Power Video For Entrepreneurs Globally

GoDaddy Is the Latest "Powered by Vimeo" Partner to Natively Integrate Vimeo's Video Tools Vimeo, the world's leading professional video platform and community, announced a strategic partnership with GoDaddy, the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs— an integration that will bring the power of Vimeo directly to GoDaddy's website builder and marketing tools. GoDaddy is the latest partner to join Vimeo's new partner program Powered by Vimeo, joining Facebook, Eventbrite, Pinterest and Patreon. This move signals…

Introducing Vimeo Create: A Suite of Tools That Make Professional-Quality Video Possible for Every Small Business

Vimeo announced the launch of Vimeo Create, a new suite of tools for making high-impact social videos in minutes. Available across web, iOS and Android mobile apps, Vimeo Create is a fast, easy solution for every small business owner and marketer to grow their business with video. Vimeo Create combines smart editing technology with an intuitive interface that guides users through the video-making process, from start to finish. Users can select from a gallery of professionally-designed video templates, or they can create a…

Vimeo Launches a New Way to Find and Hire Top-Tier Video Pros

Vimeo introduced a new tool for businesses, brands, and agencies to find and hire world-class video professionals. The platform now offers a “For Hire” marketplace that provides anyone looking to produce high-quality video with a simple, effective way to source the industry’s best talent for their project. Those looking for professional video services can now post project requests, browse Vimeo’s global network of talent, and connect with available filmmakers, editors, videographers, animators, and more. Freelance video…

A New Video Communications Solution That Brings the Power of Vimeo to Large Organizations

Vimeo, the world’s leading professional video platform, introduced a new solution for video communications at work: Vimeo Enterprise. Vimeo Enterprise enables large organizations to manage and share live and on-demand video content with teams and customers, at scale and all on one platform. Today’s launch unlocks advanced features and services like user-level analytics, single-sign-on (SSO) authentication and professional-grade live production services, adding more control, security and support to the platform’s…

Vimeo To Acquire Magisto To Power Video Creation For Any Business

 Vimeo announced an agreement to acquire Magisto, a video creation service with over 100 million users. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Magisto enables simple and intuitive short-form video creation for any medium. The combination of Magisto's professional video creation capabilities with Vimeo's suite of video hosting, distribution and monetization tools will extend Vimeo's position as the industry's most complete video SaaS solution. "Social media has sparked an insatiable demand for video – audiences today…

Vimeo is First Video Platform to Launch End-to-End Integration for LinkedIn Company Pages

Vimeo, the world’s largest ad-free open video platform, announced a product integration with LinkedIn that will enable broader and more effective distribution from the video platform to the professional network. Anyone using video as a professional communications tool can now natively publish videos with a single click from their Vimeo account to their LinkedIn Company Page as well as other destinations, using Vimeo’s Publish to Social feature. The integration also unlocks aggregated video analytics, so content creators can…

Vimeo Stock Unveiled to Empower Video Creators to Tell Exceptional Stories

Vimeo Launches Global Stock Marketplace as New Royalty-Free Collection Offers Exclusive Footage from Vimeo Creators at a Disruptive Price Today, Vimeo announced the launch of Vimeo Stock, a new global, royalty-free stock marketplace featuring an exclusive collection of high-quality video footage sourced directly from Vimeo’s community of iconic creators. Vimeo Stock shakes up the traditional stock industry by unlocking content from Vimeo’s world-renowned community of storytellers, redefining what stock footage can and…

Mobilize.Net Releases New VBUC with .NET 5 Support at .NET Conf 2020

Mobilize.Net announced the immediate availability of Visual Basic Upgrade Companion (VBUC) 9.0 that supports automated migration of legacy Visual Basic source code to .NET 5 open source framework from Microsoft. Primary benefits of .NET 5 include open source distribution and multi-platform support for Windows, Linux, MacOS, iOS, Android and more. Marketing Technology News: Yagle Debuts A Groundbreaking, AI-Enabled, Digital Media Audit Tool "Mobilize.Net has a deep commitment to the Microsoft ecosystem," said Tom…

Gaana Partners with Triton Digital’s Omny Studio to Fuel the Growth of the Podcast Industry in India

Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced a partnership between its podcast platform, Omny Studio, and Gaana, India’s largest music streaming app. Through this partnership, Gaana users will be able to listen to more than 28,000 podcast shows from Omny’s global library. Additionally, Gaana will have access to Omny’s feature-rich podcast management technology, empowering Gaana’s publishing partners with tools they need to create and distribute engaging…

Gartner Says Sales Reps Have the Worst Data Proficiency in the Organization

New Research Reveals the Steps Sales Leaders Should Take to Realize the Full Value of Sales Analytics Frontline and overlay sellers have the lowest data proficiency despite their focus on sales data and buyer activity, according to Gartner, Inc. The Gartner State of Sales Analytics report revealed that sales reps are considered to have one of the worst data proficiency (43%) in the organization – significantly lower than marketing teams (49%), customer service teams (49%) and finance teams (53%). Gartner defines data…

Kubient Names Ryan Adams Senior Vice President of Partnerships

Former Director at Centro, adtech and publishing veteran joins Kubient to drive partnerships with brands, agencies and publishers Kubient, the cloud advertising marketplace that enables advertisers and publishers to reach, monetize and connect their audiences efficiently and effectively, announced that Ryan Adams has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Partnerships. Adams brings a wealth of knowledge to the role from his over 20 years as a sales and marketing professional at companies including Centro, a digital…

Amazon Prime Day Shapes 2020 Holiday Shopping

1/3rd of US Households Shopped Prime Day; 90% will buy at Amazon again before the holidays Numerator, a data and tech company serving the market research space, has released new Prime Day 2020 findings that, coupled with Numerator survey data, indicate Amazon will lead the holiday shopping season in terms of US household penetration. Historically, Big Box retailers have led in household penetration over the five days from Thanksgiving through the following Monday, including Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  In an analysis…

MessageMedia Expands US Footprint With Acquisition of SimpleTexting

Australia’s largest business messaging provider, MessageMedia Group, has welcomed SimpleTexting to its Group. SimpleTexting is a US-based messaging platform with current annualized revenue of over $12 Million and more than 10,000 business customers. The SimpleTexting founders, who launched the business in New York in 2010, will remain with the business along with the organization’s more than 60 employees. The acquisition extends MessageMedia’s existing footprint in the North American market to now service more than 20,000…

YONDO Announces Partnership with BLACKWING

Yondo, the All-In-One Video Commerce Solution, today announced that it has partnered with Blackwing to distribute the Enterprise edition of its platform in the Middle East and Africa Yondo, the All-In-One Video Ecommerce Solution, announced that it has partnered with Blackwing to power its online Marketplace in Middle East and Africa. Through this strategic partnership, Yondo, an All-In-One Video Commerce solution announced the launch of Yondo Enterprise edition, through its newly formed partnership with BlackWing, a…

MediaKind Mediaroom is the IPTV Platform Used by MEO, the Leading Pay-TV Service in Portugal

Mediaroom platform offers a unique, comprehensive, and graphically rich user experience to MEO subscribers, including linear, video-on-demand, time-shift TV, and cloud DVR services Recent upgrades from MediaKind's portfolio of solutions enable premium video storage and processing capabilities, HD user experience, live OTT streaming, and app aggregation MediaKind, a global change leader in media technology and services, announces that its long-standing Mediaroom customer, MEO, has been recognized as Portugal's leading…

Redpoint’s Cloud-based Personalization Platform Powers Aubuchon Hardware’s Next-Gen Marketing Vision

Despite Challenging 2020, Independent Retailer Drives Growth With Customer Engagement Innovation Aubuchon Hardware, a family owned chain of independent hardware stores has embraced Redpoint Global’s rgOne solution to deliver a single view of customer data, driving expanded digital engagement and customer loyalty with an increasingly personalized customer experience. Aubuchon, with more than 100 stores across New England and upstate New York, has partnered with Redpoint since 2018 to bring all customer data into a…

KERV Launches Lookbook Feature for Interactive Video Ads

KERV Interactive, a multi-award-winning, patented interactive content and data company, has launched a new lookbook product that enhances consumer engagement within any web-based product image. The new feature allows consumers to seamlessly engage with KERV’s established user experience at every unique object within any digital image, making it a perfect marketing experience for digital catalogs, product pages and more. Marketing Technology News: Incubeta Appoints John Cawdery as US CEO https://vimeo.com/360629740…

Splash Collaborates with Adobe to Deliver a Comprehensive Event Marketing Platform

Splash, the world's fastest-growing event marketing platform, is strengthening its collaboration with Adobe by becoming an Adobe Exchange Accelerate partner. Splash empowers teams across an organization to create beautiful, on-brand event marketing programs efficiently and quickly while supporting data governance, compliance, and event measurement. The platform's bidirectional integration with Marketo Engage, part of Adobe Experience Cloud, means important event data can move seamlessly between systems, giving marketers…