- Acquired by Verizon Communications on December 9, 2013
- Total Equity Funding
- $74M in 5 Rounds from 5 Investors
- Santa Monica, CA
- EdgeCast is a content delivery network (CDN) that helps companies accelerate and deliver static content to their users around the world.
- Lior Elazary, James Segil, Phil Goldsmith, Alex Kazerani, Jay Sakata
- E-Commerce, Content, Video Streaming, Content Delivery Network
EdgeCast is a content delivery network (CDN) that helps companies accelerate and deliver static and dynamic content to end users around the world. It has since evolved into a full-service web performance company, with the recent launch of front-end optimization, DNS, and eCommerce CDN products.
Major customers include Yahoo!, Tumblr, Pinterest, Twitter, Wordpress, and Hulu. The company has about 6,000 customers (as of October 2013) and carries approximately 6% of the world’s Internet traffic.
Deloitte recently ranked EdgeCast as the #1 fastest-growing Internet company in America, and the #1 fastest-growing Los Angeles company in their 2012 "Fast 500" list.
Funding Rounds (5) - $74MUpdate
Current Team (16)Update
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|Nov 18, 2014||TechCrunch - China Blocks Content Delivery Network Edgecast, Cutting Access To ‘Thousands’ Of Websites|
|Nov 18, 2014||TechWeek Europe - China Blocks Websites Ahead Of Major Internet Conference|
|Sep 19, 2014||SoCal - Tech - The First socalTECH 50: Where Are They Now?|
|Jun 27, 2014||verizon.com - EdgeCast Networks Co-Founders Alex Kazerani and James Segil Win 28th Annual EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Greater Los Angeles Award|
|Feb 14, 2014||Techworld - WifiForward group shows growing competition between carriers and cable operators|
|Dec 9, 2013||Techworld - Verizon acquires EdgeCast to boost video capabilities|
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