Hybrid Events are the New Normal for Marketing and Sales

With the vaccine in production and ready to release, “Hybrid” has seen an upward trend in the market. An influencer once said, “In-person events will be back soon and they’ll be back with vengeance.” This statement stands true and holds a strong value within the events industry. How? People have been craving to get back to a normal life. Although after the pandemic really ends, only then the new definition of normal would be more understandable to us. The quick adaptation of virtual events was a smart and bold move in the…

Endavo Enhances Platform to Meet Growing Demand for Virtual Live Events

Global Streaming Platform Adds Two Halloween Live Virtual Events to Fall Lineup – The Dark Zone Live on Queen Mary and The Murder House Endavo Media and Communications, Inc., a global OTT video distribution platform for innovative creators and communities, announces its recent investment to bolster its live event and channel offerings. With in-person events continuing to be sidelined beyond 2020, the company is producing a robust streaming schedule that includes film festivals, concerts and performing arts. Endavo’s new…

InPlayer Partners with Original Syndicate to Power Live, Virtual, Hybrid Events Monetization

Partnership to Facilitate End-to-End Solution for Events Production, Monetization of Virtual Audiences InPlayer, the market-leading monetization and subscriber management platform, announced it is partnering with Original Syndicate, the industry leader in brand experience, media and entertainment, consumer and business-to-business event design and production – offering video authentication, monetization and subscriber management functionalities as part of the latter’s end-to-end live, virtual and hybrid solutions, including…

LiveXLive And Live From Out There Set Sights On Reinventing Digital Events

With Over 100 Shows Already Produced and Sold, Live From Out There and LiveXLive Continue to Announce New Shows including 'Vote Now', a live streaming event featuring The War On Drugs, Robin Pecknold (Fleet Foxes), Kam Franklin (The Suffers), Waxahatchee, Daniel Rossen & Christopher Bear (Grizzly Bear), Kyp Malone & Jaleel Bunton (TV on the Radio) and many more LiveXLive Media, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, and leading 'Virtual…

Dada Group Launches Livestreaming E-Commerce Platform with One-Hour Delivery

High Demand for the Service Demonstrates Growing Online Economy in China Launch Highlights Strong Synergies between JDDJ and Dada Now Dada Group, China's leading local on-demand delivery and retail platform, today announced it is rolling out a Livestreaming E-Commerce service with one-hour delivery to nearly 100,000 retail stores in more than 700 counties and cities across the country. This new service offers a unique shopping experience for consumers and highlights the significant synergies between Dada's two complementary…

Mevo Announces Livestreaming Video Camera Mevo Start, Opening of Pre-Orders

First Mass Market-Accessible Camera Puts Robust Livestreaming Capabilities in the Palm of Your Hand livestreaming camera leader and pioneer Mevo announced the opening of pre-orders for its new long-form livestreaming camera, Mevo Start. Leveraging the cutting edge technology of Mevo’s existing video products, Mevo Start and the Mevo app are built exclusively for consumers and social media influencers of any experience level to effortlessly livestream events. The sophisticated, high-quality, all-in-one-camera features 1080p…

Car Throttle Secures Third Michelin Partnership to Livestream Monterey Car Week 2019 for Global Online Audiences

Car Throttle, the largest media company for social auto enthusiasts, has secured a third partnership with Michelin to broadcast the 2019 Monterey Car Week in California to social media-based car enthusiasts around the world. The partnership follows a hugely successful campaign with the leading tire brand in 2018, which saw Car Throttle's Monterey coverage reach over 20 million enthusiasts in only a four week period. The unique approach to auto event coverage saw the renowned social media brand broadcast three livestreams…

Stringr Unveils Premium Livestreaming Functionality

Stringr, the premium video marketplace for custom, high-quality, video content, announced the launch of its livestreaming function, giving customers the ability to request live video content nationwide. In addition to having access to Stringr’s comprehensive video library and on-request recorded content, users will now be able to leverage Stringr’s network of 75K+ professional and amateur videographers for live footage of events. Through Stringr’s platform, customers are now able to request live coverage of an event. This…

Why The Best Marketers Are Adding Online Experiences to IRL Events

Fall in the marketing world means more than just pumpkin-spiced lattes, it’s a hectic time full of industry conferences. All you road warriors know what I’m talking about… there are too many B2B marketing events, conferences, summits, and forums to keep straight. In the whirlwind of flights, happy hours and card-swapping, all those valuable in-person conversations can feel like they happened ages ago once you get back to the office. So how do the best marketers leverage the valuable connection of an in-person…

LiveXLive Surpasses 1 Million Paid Subscribers

LiveXLive Media, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy and pop culture, and owner of PodcastOne, Slacker Radio, React Presents, and Custom Personalization Solutions ("CPS"), announced that it has surpassed over 1 million paid subscribers for its LiveXLive streaming platform. LiveXLive has experienced record growth across nearly all of its digital traffic metrics including premium pay-per-view virtual concerts, expert-curated radio stations, video-on-demand,…

Comcast and REVOLT Sign Agreement to Expand the Network’s Availability to Millions More Viewers in Over 30 Markets

Companies Also Commit to Create Programs Supporting Black Content Creators and Cultural Content Comcast and REVOLT, the unapologetically Hip Hop content platform from Sean "Diddy" Combs dedicated to the creators of this generation, have reached an agreement to significantly expand its availability to Xfinity TV customers across the country in new and existing markets. On September 29, REVOLT will be added in HD to the Xfinity Digital Starter package in Philadelphia, Northern New Jersey, Orlando, West Palm…

LiveXLive Completes Acquisition Of Custom Personalization Solutions (CPS)

LiveXLive Media, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy and pop culture, and owner of PodcastOne, Slacker Radio and React Presents, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Custom Personalization Solutions, LLC ("CPS") in an all-stock deal. The transaction is valued at approximately $12 million based on the closing market price of LiveXLive's stock on December 22, 2020, subject to working capital and other adjustments. CPS will operate as a wholly owned…

LiveXLive to Review Strategic Opportunities to Grow the Company’s Business

LiveXLive Media, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy and pop culture, and owner of PodcastOne, Slacker Radio and React Presents, announced that it has engaged J.P. Morgan as its financial advisor to review potential strategic transactions, including acquisitions, strategic partnerships and other opportunities to grow the Company's business. Robert Ellin, LiveXLive's Chairman and CEO, commented, "We are enthusiastic about the prospects of LiveXLive. Our operating…

LiveXLive Announces Podcast/Vodcast Joint Venture With Audio Up Media

Deal Includes A Minimum of Seven Slates of Existing Audio Up Media Podcasts/Vodcasts Plus a Partnership to Develop and Produce New Original Podcasts and Original Music in Podcasts with IP for TV, Films, Licensing and More Existing Podcasts include "Halloween in Hell" with Machine Gun Kelly, Tommy Lee, iann dior, and 24KGoldn; "Uncle Dark" with Gary Busey and Dennis Quaid, "Where the Bodies are Buried" with Phil Chalmers and "Tom Green Interview" with Tom Green LiveXLive Media, a global platform for livestream and on-demand…

UK Startup AGORA Launches to Disrupt the Beauty Industry, Giving Beauty Fans a Platform to Monetise Their Creativity

AGORA has raised $6.6 million in seed funding led by Draper Esprit AGORA is a social commerce platform that allows everyday users to monetise their talent by sharing video content tagged to their favourite beauty products  It has raised $6.6m in equity financing led by Draper Esprit  Co-founders Riccardo Basile and Elizabeth Craft Townsend-Rose were part of the founding team of multi-billion dollar e-commerce platform Lazada, now owned by Alibaba The platform is currently UK-only, with plans for European…

How Technology Could Help Sports Survive the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is revolutionizing business, and some industries have been more prepared for the changes than others —the sports world falls in the latter camp. The sports industry has been mind-blowingly lucrative for decades, with teams earning big bucks from ticket sales, broadcast partnerships, and licensing deals. These three revenue streams have only grown with technology’s rapidly changing evolutions. From 2011 to 2018, the global sports industry valuation grew 45%, to a whopping $471 billion in 2018, according…

Comscore and MediaMath Announce Partnership

Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, and MediaMath, acclaimed independent advertising technology company for leading brands and agencies, announced they have partnered to launch a connected TV (CTV) and video contextual targeting solution for the open exchange programmatic landscape available now globally in MediaMath's demand-side platform. This first-ever capability uses frame-by-frame visual recognition and second-by-second audio processing to provide…

How Enterprises and Brands Utilize Video to Maintain Consumer Engagement and Continuity

Keeping up with advertising, marketing and customer-outreach trends might feel like an impossible hill to climb. Or maybe more like a footrace with 20 other brands, all of them sprinting at once, clambering up a narrow escalator headed down. There’s always some emerging technology, a new platform, another channel that must be understood and embraced. You’re always hustling to connect with an increasingly fragmented market – and to do it better, faster and more efficiently than your competitor. But the classics never die.…

LiveXLive To Acquire Custom Personalization Solutions

LiveXLive Media, Inc., a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video, and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, and owner of PodcastOne announced that it has signed a binding Letter of Intent to acquire 100% of the membership interests of Custom Personalization Solutions, LLC ("CPS") in an all-stock deal. The transaction is valued up to $6 million, subject to a working capital adjustment. The proposed acquisition is expected to close by December 31, 2020, subject to customary and other closing…

VIZIO Launches Facebook Watch App on SmartCast TVs

Discover Videos Tailored to Your Interests With Facebook Watch, Now on VIZIO SmartCast TVs VIZIO, Inc., the #1 American-based TV brand and #1 sound bar brand in America, announced that SmartCast users in the US and Canada can now access the Facebook Watch TV app and enjoy Facebook videos on the big screen with personalized recommendations delivering instant entertainment. The Facebook Watch TV app allows SmartCast's millions of users to enjoy a personalized TV experience tailored to  their interests and social…