vimeo News of 01/18/20
Comcast Launches SportsTech Startup Accelerator With NASCAR And Others
Comcast NBCUniversal believes its can access startup innovation while supporting future Olympic gold-medalists. The American mass media company launched its new SportsTech accelerator today, based in part, on that impetus. TechCrunch attended ...
Simple Contacts Has A New Service Letting Users Cheaply Switch Contact Lens Prescriptions
Simple Contacts has launched a new service letting users try out new contact lenses for as little as $3. The company launched a little over three years ago as a way for contact lens wearers to slash their refill costs, has now expanded into a ...
Remagine Secures $35m Fund Backed By Media Giants To Focus On Entertainment And Media Tech
Remagine Ventures is a relatively new European VC fund which focuses on investments in entertainment tech, including AI, gaming, sports & eSports, AR/VR, consumer and commerce. It’s now completed $35 million in funding from a number of ...
SoundCloud Buys Artist Distribution Platform Repost Network
The past year has seen Spotify embark on a series of acquisitions to beef up its service, particularly on podcast content . Now it is the turn of SoundCloud, another European music startup — albeit one that had lost its way in recent years ...
Vimeo Has Acquired Short-Form Video Creation Platform Magisto
Vimeo , the IAC-owned platform for hosting, sharing and monetizing streamed video, has made an acquisition to expand into providing more creation and editing tools. The company has acquired Magisto , a startup founded in Israel that currently has ...
This Brooklyn Man Makes Massive Robotic Costumes Out Of Junk
One Man's Trash from We Are Films on Vimeo . Peter Kokis makes robots or, more correctly, he turns into robots. This Brooklyn artists takes parts from different things – slicers, juicers, and the like – and sticks them ...
IAC Reorg Makes Vimeo And DotDash Standalone Segments, Adds New Acquisition Robokiller
IAC is changing the way its business is organized, the company reported during its Q3 2018 earnings on Wednesday. The company’s video platform Vimeo and DotDash ( previously About.com ) will become their own separate segments at IAC starting ...
Vimeo Adds A Channel Exclusively For Holograms
Vimeo has long regarded itself as the video-sharing site for those that want to get experimental. Well, the company has found a new medium to get creators pumped about, and I think it’s fair to say they’re near the forefront of this one: ...
Vimeo Subscribers Can Now Publish Videos Directly To LinkedIn
Vimeo announced today a new feature that will allow videos to be published directly to LinkedIn. The added support is a part of the company’s “Publish to Social” feature, which already offers publishing to Facebook, Twitter, and ...