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Acquired byAOL
Price$65M
Date9/2010
TermsCash

General Information

Offices

Headquarters
5min Media
770 Broadway
NY, NY, 10003
USA
Development Center

People

Co-Founder & CEO
Co-Founder & CMO
Co-Founder, IL GM & CTO
SVP Sales
VP, Content Strategy and Acquisitions
Board of Directors
Board Director

Funding

TOTAL $12.8M
FUNDING TOTAL $12.8M
Angel, 4/2007
$300k
Series A, 11/2007
Spark Capital
$5M
Series B, 7/2009
Globespan Capital Partners
Spark Capital
$7.5M

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5min Media

5min Media is the leading syndication platform for lifestyle, knowledge and instructional videos. Reinventing the cable network online, 5min reaches engaged and targeted audiences of passionate consumers through its network of 100s of lifestyle and niche websites.

The 5min video library comprises more than 200,000 short-form videos from some of the world’s largest media companies, as well as the most innovative independent producers. Visit http://www.5minmedia.com for more information.

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Screenshots

Products

VideoSeed

Websitesolutions.5min.com
Blogblog.5min.com/5min-press-coverage
StageLive
Launch Date2008
Tags instructional, videos, learn, video

5min’s proprietary VideoSeed technology automatically contextually matches 5min’s professionally produced videos within a white label version of the SmartPlayer to existing web pages across a network of 100s of partner sites. VideoSeed allows publisher sites to add a comprehensive video solution – professional videos from large media companies and leading independent producers, a custom video player and video ads sold and served by 5min – with just a few hours of work.

5min Media screenshot
Above: VideoSeed Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 2/5/08

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Compete

5minmedia

Sources

  1. Confirmed: AOL Buys Video Syndication Company 5min (For $65 Million) (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. thealarmclock.com [edit]
  3. techcrunch.com [edit]
  4. ‘How To’ Video Site 5min Raises An Extra $7.5 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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