Online Video Platform successes in 2009

reposted from A short-list of success factors we’ve seen in the Online Video Platform space so far in 2009. Of course it should include Ankoder’s launch:

- VMIX raised $2 million in a B-1 round to grow sales and extend reach
- Ooyala hired an outside CEO, Jay Fulcher, and raised a $10 million C-round to boost product (monetization) and reach in APAC
- Kit-Digital bought competitor The Feedroom
- Brightcove extended it’s global reach and announced a 200 strong Partner Alliance
- Veeple launched new interPlay product product
- Kaltura officially launched its Open Source video platform, and created the Open Video Alliance
- introduced the notion of “video curation”, signed new partnerships
- PermissionTV rebranded as VisibleGains refocusing on video e-commerce
- Sorenson Media dove head first into the OVP game with Sorenson360

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