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