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General Information

Websitecritical-media.com
Blogcriticalmedialite...
Twitter@CriticalMediaTV
CategoryGames/Entertainment
Phone(212) 398-1141
Emailinfo@clipsyndicat...
Employees
Founded2002
DescriptionGlobal broadcast intelligence solutions

Offices

New York, USA
521 Fifth Avenue
16th Floor
New York, NY, 10175
USA

People

Founder & CEO
CFO
CTO
SVP; Business Development & Distribution
President
Critical Mention, VP of Sales & Marketing
Critical Mention, Director of Strategic Partnerships

Funding

TOTAL $6.2M
FUNDING TOTAL $6.2M
Series A, 1/2004
Silicon Alley Venture Partners
Stonehenge Capital
New York Angels
Rose Tech Ventures
$2M
Series A, 11/2005
Plough Penny Partners
Series B, 1/2006
CIBC World Markets
$4.2M

Service Providers

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Critical Media

Critical Media Inc. develops end-to-end digital video solutions to capture, monetize, distribute and syndicate content online. The company’s three business units—Critical Mention, ClipSyndicate and Syndicaster—provide robust solutions for corporations, publishers and media organizations to leverage video content. Its real-time broadcast capture infrastructure is the underlying technology of Critical Mention, a dynamic, real-time broadcast monitoring platform. Utilized by 25% of the Fortune 100, Critical Mention provides access to over 15,000 hours of keyword searchable, digitized news broadcasts from 4 continents. Focused on building the world’s largest ad-supported repository of fully searchable, authoritative video news and information, ClipSyndicate offers publishers an unmatched distribution platform. Critical Media’s most recent addition, Syndicaster offers broadcasters and content owners a comprehensive video ecosystem—a streamlined solution to upload, edit and publish, syndicate and monetize its video assets online.

Critical Media was founded in 2002 under the name Critical Mention by Sean Morgan, one of the founders of Screaming Media—the largest text syndication company on the Internet now owned by Dow Jones, Inc.—and is headquartered in New York City. For more information please visit www.critical-media.com.

Recent Milestones

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    Critical Media — Critical Media Expands In U.K. With Licensing of Sky News Channel Content (5/7/13)
    Posted 5/13/13 at 5:49am via businesswire.com
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    Critical Media — AllAfrica Partners With Critical Media’s Syndicaster Platform for All-Screen Video Initiative (4/22/13)
    Posted 5/13/13 at 5:50am via businesswire.com
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    Critical Media — TBO.com Launches Video Initiative Powered by Critical Media’s Syndicaster™ Platform (4/15/13)
    Posted 5/13/13 at 5:51am via businesswire.com
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    Critical Media added Dave Armon as President. (9/1/11)
    Posted 9/26/11 at 10:53am
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    Critical Media — Critical Media Expands Management Team, Critical Mention division adds Steve Shannon as VP, Sales & Marketing and Andrew Koeck as Director, Strategic Partnerships (11/4/09)
    Posted 1/6/10 at 11:15am via criticalmention.com
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    Critical Media — Critical Media Offers Free Access to Real-Time Middle East Broadcast Intelligence Platform to Government Intelligence Agencies, Newsrooms and Newswire Services (7/28/09)
    Posted 1/10/10 at 11:37am via criticalmention.com
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    Critical Media — Critical Media Offers Free Access to Real-Time Middle East Broadcast Intelligence Platform to Government Intelligence Agencies, Newsrooms and Newswire Service (5/6/09)
    Posted 1/10/10 at 11:37am via aol.com
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    Critical Media — Journal Interactive Upgrades to Syndicaster 2.0 (4/28/09)
    Posted 1/10/10 at 11:37am via businesswire.com
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    Critical Media — Syndicaster Adds AOL, Brightcove, And YouTube Distribution For Local TV News Clips (4/14/09)
    Posted 1/10/10 at 11:37am via techcrunch.com
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    Critical Media — Syndicaster Offers Broadcasters Ability to Upload, Edit and Publish Video Shot on Location to Web within Minutes of Filming (3/31/09)
    Posted 1/10/10 at 11:37am via reuters.com
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    Critical Media — UNICEF Leverages Critical Mention for Real-time Campaign Monitoring (1/26/09)
    Posted 1/10/10 at 11:37am via criticalmention.com
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    Critical Media added Jim Pavoldi as SVP; Business Development & Distribution. (4/1/06)
    Posted 1/9/08 at 9:43pm
  • Dollar
    Critical Media received $4.2M in Series B funding. (1/1/06)
    Posted 1/9/08 at 10:02pm via demo.com
  • Dollar
    Critical Media received () in Series A funding. (11/1/05)
    Posted 2/16/12 at 9:56am
  • Dollar
    Critical Media received $2M in Series A funding. (1/1/04)
    Posted 1/9/08 at 9:59pm via demo.com
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    Critical Media added Tom Gilley as CTO.
    Posted 1/10/10 at 11:50am

Videos

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Added: 2/24/11

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ClipSyndicate

Websiteclipsyndicate.com
StageLive
Tags video
Critical Media screenshot
Above: ClipSyndicate Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 2/5/08
Critical Media screenshot
Above: clipsyndicate -- screenshot #2
Uploaded: 10/26/08

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Sources

  1. demo.com [edit]
  2. Plough Penny Partners [edit]
  3. demo.com [edit]
  4. Critical Media Expands Management Team (criticalmention.com) [edit]
    Critical Media Offers Free Access to Real-Time Middle East Broadcast Intelligence Platform to Government Intelligence Agencies, Newsrooms and Newswire Services (criticalmention.com) [edit]
    UNICEF Leverages Critical Mention for Real-time Campaign Monitoring (criticalmention.com) [edit]
    Critical Media Offers Free Access to Real-Time Middle East Broadcast Intelligence Platform to Government Intelligence Agencies, Newsrooms and Newswire Service (money.aol.com) [edit]
    Journal Interactive Upgrades to Syndicaster 2.0 (businesswire.com) [edit]
    Syndicaster Adds AOL, Brightcove, And YouTube Distribution For Local TV News Clips (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Syndicaster Offers Broadcasters Ability to Upload, Edit and Publish Video Shot on Location to Web within Minutes of Filming (reuters.com) [edit]
    Business Wire (businesswire.com) [edit]
    Business Wire (businesswire.com) [edit]
    Business Wire (businesswire.com) [edit]
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