Grabyo

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Grabyo
Grabyo logo.jpg
Type of businessPrivate
Founded2013 (2013)
HeadquartersLondon, UK
Area servedWorldwide
Founder(s)Will Neale
Key peopleGareth Capon
(CEO), Will Neale
(Founder)
IndustryInternet
Current statusActive

Grabyo is a browser-based live video production suite integrated with other social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and Periscope. Sports federations and media companies use cloud-based technology to produce professional-quality live streams and video clips for digital audiences.

The company produces and distributes live shows (such as sports or music events) and video clips (such as pre-match warm-ups, behind-the-scene activities, and instant highlights). For example, Grabyo's technology was used by Eurosport to publish over 9,000 social video clips during the winter Olympics.[1] It is used to build digital fan bases, drive TV audiences and generate revenue from third-party sponsors and pay-TV subscriptions. It is benefiting from the rapid growth of video consumption through social platforms.[2]

It is benefiting from the rapid growth of video consumption through social platforms.[3] It was founded in 2013. Its customers include major sports rights owners and media companies such as La Liga,[4] NHL,[5] Eurosport,[6] Sky Sports,[7] FIFA World Cup,[8] FIA Formula E Championship, The Championships, Wimbledon,[9] the Premier League and Real Madrid C.F.[10]

Grabyo ranked 77th in the Financial Times' FT 1000 Europe's Fastest Growing Companies 2018.[11]

Investors[edit]

The company's investors include Oliver Slipper, Nicole Junkermann, Cesc Fàbregas, Thierry Henry, Robin van Persie and Tony Parker.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joseph, Seb (April 7, 2018). "'We're not chasing audiences': Eurosport on its pivot to streaming". Digiday. Retrieved May 23, 2018.
  2. ^ Mai, HJ (July 8, 2016). "Social Video Service Provider Grabyo Expects Live Streaming To Boost Rights Values". Sports Business Daily. Retrieved September 19, 2016.
  3. ^ "Meet Thierry Henry-backed startup Grabyo that's wooed Wimbledon". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved September 19, 2016.
  4. ^ "La Liga Partners With Social Video Platform Grabyo To Boost Global Reach". Forbes. Retrieved September 26, 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ Farber (March 27, 2015). "Premier League stars chip in to help video sharing firm Grabyo raise $2m". Broadcast. Retrieved April 7, 2015.
  6. ^ Ingham, Edmund (August 14, 2015). "Real Time Video Platforms For Broadcasters And Rights Holders Are Bringing Sports Clips To Newsfeeds". Forbes.com. Retrieved September 9, 2015.
  7. ^ Williams-Grut, Oscar (February 23, 2014). "Which apps will become WhatsApps? After the billion-dollar purchase of the messaging service, a guide to the best UK tech firms". The Independent. Retrieved April 22, 2014.
  8. ^ Sawyers, Paul (June 12, 2014). "ITV will bring UK football fans near-live highlights of World Cup action on Twitter and Facebook". TNW. Retrieved June 12, 2014.
  9. ^ Spangler, Todd (June 10, 2014). "Wimbledon 2014 Tennis Live Video Clips Will Be Shareable on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter". Variety. Retrieved June 12, 2014.
  10. ^ Kerschbaumer, Ken (March 20, 2017). "Grabyo Cloud Producer Puts Social-Video Needs First". Sports Video Group. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  11. ^ Financial Times (April 6, 2018). "FT 1000 Europe". Financial Times. Retrieved April 25, 2018.
  12. ^ Sweney, Mark (November 25, 2014). "Premier League stars chip in to help video sharing firm Grabyo raise $2m". The Guardian. Retrieved December 21, 2014.

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