Total Equity Funding
$38.73M in 2 Rounds from 3 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$38.73M Series B on June 18, 2008
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen
sevenload is a global social media platform that provides photos, videos, interactive show formats, and user generated content.
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Photography, File Sharing, Social Media, Video

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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.

Funding Rounds (2) - $38.73M

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jun, 2008€25M / Series B3
Apr, 2006undisclosed amount / Angel0

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  • Facebook is an online social networking service that enables its users to connect with friends and family as well as make new connections.
  • Flickr is an online photo management and sharing application.
  • Hulu is an online video service offering hit shows, movies and documentaries through its website, Hulu.com, and other destination sites.
  • Joost is an internet TV service that uses peer-to-peer TV (P2PTV) technology to distribute content.
  • Veoh is an Internet TV service enabling viewers to discover, watch and personalize their online viewing experience.
  • YouTube, a video-sharing platform, allows users to upload, view and share videos, including movie and music clips and amateur content.

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  • Office

    Vogelsanger Str. 78

    Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen 50823


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