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Content Director
Researcher / Algorithm Developer

Funding

TOTAL $8.1M
FUNDING TOTAL $8.1M
Seed, 1/2008
Startup Factory
$1.5M
Series A, 12/2009
DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures
$1.6M
Series B, 1/2011
Belgacom
DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures
$5M

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Jinni

Jinni is a semantic discovery engine for movies and TV shows helping viewers find what fits their personal moods and tastes. The service is powered by the Entertainment Genome™, created by analyzing metadata and reviews to automatically catalog video across thousands of parameters. Jinni offers a website for users and APIs for TV content providers and large content catalog owners.

My TV & Movie Guide iPad app available for free in iTunes appstore.

Recent Milestones

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    Jinni — Launches stand alone iPad app (11/5/13)
    Posted 11/17/13 at 4:34am via fastcompany.com
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    Jinni — signs 7 Tier-1 global customers (1/14/12)
    Posted 11/17/13 at 4:31am via thenextweb.com
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    Jinni — 'Jinni TV' Guide Unveiled at CES (1/1/12)
    Posted 11/17/13 at 4:29am via itvt.com
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    Jinni — Microsoft Xbox Licenses Jinni for Video Discovery (9/8/11)
    Posted 11/17/13 at 4:28am via nytimes.com
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    Jinni received $5M in Series B funding. (1/5/11)
    Posted 1/5/11 at 8:07pm via techcrunch.com
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    Jinni — Raised $5 Million (1/1/11)
    Posted 11/17/13 at 4:26am via techcrunch.com
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    Jinni — Selected by Belgacom to Power TV discovery (12/1/10)
    Posted 11/17/13 at 4:26am via lightreading.com
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    Jinni — Honoree - Webby Awards (4/1/10)
    Posted 11/17/13 at 4:26am via webbyawards.com
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    Jinni — Voted Best Product Idea - CableLabs (2/1/10)
    Posted 11/17/13 at 4:26am
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    Jinni — Raises $1.6 Million (12/16/09)
    Posted 11/17/13 at 4:26am via venturebeat.com
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    Jinni received $1.6M in Series A funding. (12/15/09)
    Posted 12/16/09 at 5:50pm via lightreading.com
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    Jinni — Wins WebAwards (9/1/09)
    Posted 11/17/13 at 4:26am via webaward.org
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    Jinni — CNET declares "Jinni Searches Netflix Better than Netflix" (3/18/09)
    Posted 11/17/13 at 4:26am via cnet.com
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    Jinni — Finalist - Plugg's Start Up Rally (3/1/09)
    Posted 11/17/13 at 4:26am via plugg.eu
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    Jinni — First semantic discovery service launched online (1/1/09)
    Posted 11/17/13 at 12:52am via readwrite.com
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    Jinni received $1.5M in Seed funding. (1/1/08)
    Posted 5/5/08 at 1:39pm via venturebeat.com

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Above: Visual search on Jinni
Uploaded: 10/5/09
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Uploaded: 12/17/09

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Sources

  1. Media content search company Jinni raises $1M (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  2. Jinni Locks In Its 'A' Round (lightreading.com) [edit]
  3. Movie And TV Show Recommendation Engine Jinni Raises $5 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Jinni: Pandora for Movies (readwrite.com) [edit]
    Plugg's Start-up Rally (plugg.eu) [edit]
    Jinni Searches Netflix Better than Netflix (news.cnet.com) [edit]
    2009 WebAward for Outstanding Achievement in Web Development (webaward.org) [edit]
    Jinni Raises $1.6 Million for online movie 'taste engine' (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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    Honoree (webbyawards.com) [edit]
    Belgacom Gets a Taste of Jinni (lightreading.com) [edit]
    Movie And TV Show Recommendation Engine Jinni Raises $5 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Jinni’s “movie Genome” May Be Headed for the Xbox (nytimes.com) [edit]
    Jinni TV Guide Unveiled at CES (itvt.com) [edit]
    TheNextWeb (thenextweb.com) [edit]
    Fast Company (fastcompany.com) [edit]
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