Overview

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Status
Acquired by on September 28, 2010
Total Equity Funding
$12.8M in 3 Rounds from 2 Investors
Headquarters:
New York, NY
Description:
5min Media is a syndication platform for lifestyle, knowledge and instructional videos.
Founders:
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Categories:
Education, Lifestyle, Video
Website:
http://www.5minmedia.com
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Company Details

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5min Media is the leading syndication platform for lifestyle, knowledge and instructional videos. Reinventing the cable network online, 5min reaches engaged and targeted audiences of passionate consumers through its network of 100s of lifestyle and niche websites.

The 5min video library comprises more than 200,000 short-form videos from some of the world’s largest media companies, as well as the most innovative independent producers. Visit http://www.5minmedia.com for more information.

Funding Rounds (3) - $12.8M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jul, 2009$7.5M / Series B2
Nov, 2007$5M / Series A1
Apr, 2007$300k / Angel0

Current Team (6)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Products (1)

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  • 5min's proprietary VideoSeed technology automatically contextually matches 5min's professionally produced videos within a white label

Competitors (11)

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  • eHow is a mobile application allowing users to search and view articles and videos from any location.
  • Expert Village is a user-generated instructional video site connecting freelance filmmakers and videographers with production assignments.
  • FindHow is a How-To search engine that focuses on indexing only high-quality How-Tos, typically from well-known, recognized brand names or
  • Graspr is an online video community that allows users to share and annotate instructional videos.
  • Howcast is a website that provides instructional, short-form how-to videos and text content.
  • Instructables is a website specializing in user-created and uploaded do-it-yourself projects.
  • MindBites is an end-to-end video publishing and commerce platform for video content creators.
  • MonkeySee is an online portal offering a collection of professionally-produced, user-generated how-to videos covering a variety of topics.

Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Headquarters

    5min Media

    770 Broadway

    New York, NY 10003

    USA

  • Development Center

    Tel Aviv,

    ISR

Past Team (4)

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