|Venture Round, 2/10 ||$2.89M|
BroadClip delivers a distributed software architecture for recording media and delivering it to portable media devices. BroadClip’s 1st product, MediaCatcher for Facebook allows users to easily program internet radio recording while sharing musical interests with their Facebook friends. The company has created a unique search architecture called MobSearch that allows searches to be shared by millions of users virtually instantly. The company has created a targeted audio ad insertion process, allowing advertisers to reach very specific market demographics. It has also developed a business model that profitably compensates beleaguered Webcasters, offering them a viable and repeating revenue source in targeted advertising.
BroadClip’s presentation at TC40 2007.Added: 4/5/08
|Launch Date||September 17, 2008|
MediaCatcher for Facebook is a social music search and recording product that operates entirely within the Facebook environment. MediaCatcher allows users to search over 20,000 internet radio stations for their favorite music. Once found, the MediaCatcher background recording agent (think software TiVo) captures the desired music for the users future use on their portable media players. MobSearch capability allows users to instantly share search results with all other users, so the time required to find music is dramatically reduced. MediaCatcher includes a targeted audio ad insertion engine and a new revenue model for the webcasters and music industry.