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General Information

Websiteovguide.com
Twitter@OVGUIDE
CategoryGames/Entertainment
Employees
Founded2006
Descriptionguide to online video sites

Offices

People

CEO
Founder and President
CTO

Acquisitions

Live Matrix, 2/2012
ibeatyou, 5/2010

Funding

TOTAL $7.98M
FUNDING TOTAL $7.98M
Series A, 2/2009
Baroda Ventures
$5M
Series B, 4/2010
$2.98M

Tags

OVGuide

OVGuide is THE destination site to search and discover free online high quality videos on the Web.

OVGuide.com is the #1 independent online video guidance site and has the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to online video, including TV shows, movies, user-generated content and video games. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the privately held company was founded by Dale Bock in 2006. The company is backed by Baroda Ventures, whose founder David Bohnett was also the founder of GeoCities that was once ranked as one of the four most trafficked sites on the Web, went public in 1998 and was subsequently acquired by Yahoo! in 1999.

Content discovery features include editor’s pick videos, content browsing tools, movie/TV browse tools and listings of real-time keyword searches. The site receives more than 12 million unique visitors every month and was named by Time Magazine as a Top 10 Best Website of the year when the site first launched in 2006.

Recent Milestones

  • Handshake
    OVGuide acquired Live Matrix. (2/8/12)
    Posted 2/8/12 at 8:39pm via freshnews.com
  • Check
    OVGuide added Sanjay Reddy as CEO. (1/1/12)
    Posted 3/26/12 at 7:07am
  • Handshake
    OVGuide acquired ibeatyou. (5/3/10)
    Posted 8/23/10 at 7:43pm via socaltech.com
  • Dollar
    OVGuide received $2.98M in Series B funding. (4/30/10)
    Posted 12/10/13 at 8:50pm via sec.gov
  • Dollar
    OVGuide received $5M in Series A funding. (2/18/09)
    Posted 2/18/09 at 10:49am via marketwire.com
  • Check
    OVGuide — Unveils search engine that combines technology and human editorial to find the most relevant online video search results on the Web (9/22/08)
    Posted 9/22/08 at 9:57am
  • Check
    OVGuide — comScore ranks OVGuide.com Third-Fastest Growing Web Property in the US (8/5/08)
    Posted 8/5/08 at 10:46am via reuters.com
  • Check
    OVGuide added Tuukka Luolamo as CTO. (11/1/07)
    Posted 10/5/12 at 10:12am
  • Check
    OVGuide — OVGuide named one of Time Magazine's Top 10 Everything 2006 Web Sites (12/20/06)
    Posted 2/1/12 at 5:45pm via time.com
  • Check
    OVGuide added Dale Bock as Founder and President. (7/4/06)
    Posted 9/16/12 at 1:06pm

Videos

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This video was originally published on Beet.TV

Added: 2/9/12
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This video was originally published on Beet.TV

Added: 2/9/12
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This video was originally posted on Beet.TV

Added: 2/9/12
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OVGuide Overview

Added: 2/9/12
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“What is OVGuide?” by About.com

Added: 2/9/12

Screenshots

OVGuide screenshot
Above: Home Page
Uploaded: 2/9/12
OVGuide screenshot
Above: Topic Page
Uploaded: 2/9/12
OVGuide screenshot
Above: Browse Page
Uploaded: 2/9/12

Traffic Analytics

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Compete

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Sources

  1. OVGuide Acquires Live Matrix, Sanjay Reddy Appointed CEO (freshnews.com) [edit]
  2. socaltech.com [edit]
  3. Baroda Ventures Invests $5 Million Into OVGuide.com (marketwire.com) [edit]
  4. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  5. comScore ranks OVGuide.com Third-Fastest Growing Web Property in the US (reuters.com) [edit]
    Citation Needed [add]
    Time Top 10 Everything 2006 (time.com) [edit]
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