Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by KIT digital
Founded:
March 1, 2004
Founders:
Pete Clark, Eric Alterman
Employees:
72
Headquarters:
New York, NY
Funding:
$39M
Categories:
Web Tools, Video, Media, Content, Social Network Media, Social Media, Software
Description:
KickApps is a social publishing platform for creating social networks with added features, video players and widgets.

Detailed Description

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KickApps provides on-demand social media applications that enable web publishers and marketers to grow, engage, and monetize online audiences. Its SaaS platform is powered by the first Social Graph Engine for web publishers. The platform includes social networking, user-generated content, programmable video players, drag-and-drop widget building, WidgeAds and other applications that are tightly integrated with Robust Media Moderation, member management and reporting.

In March 2007 KickApps partnered with YouTube by providing KickApps's affiliates with the ability to easily pull relevant and compelling video from the YouTube library into their own KickApps-powered networks through the YouTube API. KickApps also added features that allow its affiliates to easily publish video from their networks directly to their YouTube accounts.

Current Team (9)

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Past Team (10)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Products (2)

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Investors (5)

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    SoftBank Capital

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    Jarl Mohn

    CEO And President @ NPR
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    Prism Venture Management

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    Spark Capital

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Offices/Locations (4)

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  • UK Office

    212 Picadilly

    London, W1J 9HF

    GBR

  • San Francisco Office

    607 Market St

    Suite 5

    San Francisco, CA 94105

    USA

  • Los Angeles Office

    1212 Abbott Kinney Blvd

    Suite B

    Venice, CA 90291

    USA

  • Headquarters

    26 W 17th Street

    2nd Floor

    New York, NY 10011

    USA

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