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Cologne, DEU
Vogelsanger Str. 78
Cologne, 50823, DEU


Board Member


TOTAL $38.7M
Series B, 6/2008
Burda Digital Ventures




sevenload is a social media network for WebTV, videos and photos. The sevenload channels offer free premium-tv-shows, official music videos, exclusive internet television as well as user generated content. Every channel combines professional videos with independent, intelligent and creative content from users producing their own content as well as professional production companies.

sevenload was founded in 2006. sevenload is a global social media platform for photos, videos and interactive show formats. The community enables users to manage and share their photos and videos online for free. The site offers an array of more than 1.200 different interactive WebTV/internet shows in more than 20 languages and various categories. In addition, some of the available channels are from famous and popular artists and musicians.

As a new media company, sevenload positions itself as a provider for crossmedial marketing and modern video technology. Part of itscore business comes from the conceptualization, development and production of IPTV based internet platforms, software solutions for Web 2.0 applications as well as technology development for third party companies looking for video player, video uploading, video linking and distribution technologies. sevenload has already worked with internationally renound companies such as BMW, Endemol, National Geographic, BBC, Deutsche Welle, Sony Music, Universal Music, and offers companies individual white label solutions.

Company executive are Andreas Heyden (CEO) and Dr. Roland Schlager. Company founders include Ibrahim Evsan (Founder), Thomas Bachem (Co-Founder) and Axel Schmiegelow (Co-Founder and Board Member). Company investors are DLD Ventures (Hubert Burda Media) and dw capital GmbH.

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Branded Entertainment
Cross Media Campaigns
Video Advertisement
Viral Video Seeding
White Label Solutions

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  1. sevenload secures New Round of Financing ( [edit]
  2. sevenload receives financing from Burda Digital Ventures ( [edit]
    Martin Varsavsky joins sevenload ( [edit]
    sevenload- brings social media to T-Online ( [edit]
    sevenload named one of the “Red Herring 100 Europe 2008″- Top European Start-ups ( [edit]
    sevenload secures New Round of Financing ( [edit] [edit] [edit]
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