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.
Innovid 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 users are… → Read More
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 by placing a … → Read More
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 instance… → Read More
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 round… → Read More
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