|Type of business||Privately Held|
Type of site
|Video production, webcasting and video on demand|
|Headquarters||San Francisco, California, U.S.|
|Key people||Bob Appel, CEO and President|
|Slogan(s)||The World is Thinking|
|Alexa rank||64,787 (January 2015[update])|
FORA.tv is a company that offers services for event video production, online distribution and monetization. The company currently serves more than 500 organizations, primarily working with event and conference organizers.
FORA.tv's services range from single-camera shoots to full-scale conference video production. FORA.tv's revenue methods for its partners include sponsorships, pay-per-view and advertising. FORA.tv has offices in San Francisco and New York City.
FORA.tv provides a digital forum ("fora" is the Latin plural of "forum") where people can get and discuss information on technology, politics, culture, entertainment and more. FORA.tv hosts a library that features more than 25,000 unmediated video drawn from its clients’ live events, lectures and debates at universities, think tanks, conferences, etc.
In February 2009, FORA.tv partnered with WIRED creating a channel that features videos about the day's most important technological, science, business, and cultural issues – all gathered from leading thinkers, institutions and conferences.
In August 2009, FORA.tv was selected for TIME.com's 50 Best Websites of 2009. The site was also featured in a related TIME.com video, "50 Best Websites: 5 You May Not Know," along with Omgpop, Yelp, PopUrls and Boing Boing.
FORA.tv is funded by private investors including William R. Hearst III and Adobe Ventures.
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- "FORA.tv Named to TIME's 50 Best Websites". Press Room (Press release). FORA.tv. 2009-08-25. Retrieved 2008-08-26. External link in
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