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  • Innovid Raises $11M More From Sequoia And Others To Make Interactive Video Ads Truly Multiplatform

    Innovid Raises $11M More From Sequoia And Others To Make Interactive Video Ads Truly Multiplatform

    Online video is growing, and with it so are online video ads. But serving interactive video ads across multiple platforms and devices is still extremely difficult. To help solve that problem, interactive video ad startup Innovid has raised an addition $11 million in funding to make those ads available on all screens. Read More

  • Sequoia Leads $9.5 Million Round In Interactive Video Advertising Startup Innovid

    Sequoia Leads $9.5 Million Round In Interactive Video Advertising Startup Innovid

    Innovid, a video advertising startup, has raised $9.5 million round led by Sequoia Capital with Genesis Partners and T-Ventures (Deutsche Telecom) participating in the round. As part of the funding round, Sequoia partner Gili Raanan will join Innovid’s Board of Directors. This investment brings Innovid’s total funding to $17 million. InnovidÂ’ develops an interactive pre-roll… Read More

  • Innovid Raises $4.1 Million For Interactive Pre-Roll Advertising Technology

    Innovid Raises $4.1 Million For Interactive Pre-Roll Advertising Technology

    Innovid, a video advertising startup, has raised $4.1 million in funding from Genesis Partners and T-Venture, the venture capital company of Deutsche Telekom. This brings the startup’s total funding to $7.1 million. InnovidÂ’ develops an interactive pre-roll advertising product, called iRoll, that allows advertisers to turn any existing pre-roll video ad into an interactive one. And… Read More

  • ZunaVision Is Trying To Monetize Online Video By Making It Unwatchable

    ZunaVision Is Trying To Monetize Online Video By Making It Unwatchable

    ZunaVision last week announced it had raised an undisclosed amount of angel funding from Stanford professor David Cheriton, the billionaire who is credited with introducing Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page to the VCs at Kleiner Perkins – the rest, as they say, is history. I’m going to go out on an enormous limb here and claim he just made a very poor investment decision… Read More

  • Innovid Launches New Form Of Video Advertising: The Clickable Canvas

    Innovid Launches New Form Of Video Advertising: The Clickable Canvas

    A lot of experimentation with video advertising on the Web is going on these days. Today, an Israeli startup called Innovid (see earlier coverage) is doing its part to help advertisers move away from the pre-roll with technology that allows for things like virtual product placements inside videos and turning entire surfaces into clickable canvases. In the demo video after the jump, for… Read More

  • Innovid Preparing Technology for Placing Interactive Virtual Items into Videos

    Innovid Preparing Technology for Placing Interactive Virtual Items into Videos

    I had the chance today to chat with Zvika Netter, the CEO and co-founder of a new Israeli startup called Innovid that is working on technology that will empower video content producers to place interactive virtual items into their videos. Innovid has remained in stealth mode up to this point and has only begun discussing its work now that it has raised $3M from Genesis Partners in a Series A… Read More

  • Fifteen Israeli Startups Visit California Next Month

    In February the Israel Web Tour rolls into Silicon Valley. Ninety Israeli startups applied to join the tour, and fifteen of them were selected to attend. The tour consists of a week-long conference and cultural exchange between Silicon Valley and Israeli entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. The general public is invited to parts of the show. more information is available on this website… Read More