Pixsy Corporation, a media search platform that powers private label image and video search engines today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnHollywood 100 Top Private Companies. The OnHollywood 100 is a power list of the top private emerging technology companies in digital entertainment and media. Pixsy was handpicked by the AlwaysOn editorial team based on a set of five criteria--innovation, market potential, customer adoption, media buzz and investor value creation.
Pixsy and the OnHollywood 100 will be honored at the OnHollywood digital entertainment and media event, May 1-3, 2007, at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California. OnHollywood delves into the challenges, opportunities and business models of the digital era, and showcases the most innovative private companies that are changing the way entertainment and media is created, distributed, consumed and monetized.
“OnHollywood is an important forum that presents and debates the critical issues surrounding the transformation of the entertainment economy to one based on digital technology,” said Tony Perkins, founder and CEO of AlwaysOn. “Digital technology has transformed the way content is created and delivered to consumers everywhere. The OnHollywood Top 100 companies are an elite group of innovators who are using this technology to revolutionize the industry.”
The OnHollywood 100 was selected from more than 1,000 companies, peer-nominated by leading venture capitalists, investment bankers and industry analysts.
Pixsy is a media search distribution platform that lets websites or applications run their own branded image and video search engine. It aggregates photo and video content from across the web in the form of thumbnail images, which are then indexed so users can search and browse them. The company brings a new suite of tools to the multimedia search sector, and is creating new search-based ad opportunities in the process. Pixsy’s multimedia spiders and index also let it create compelling vertical search applications that can serve as multimedia launching points for vertical portals.
“We’re excited to be named a top company by AlwaysOn for the second time this year,” said Chase Norlin, Pixsy CEO. “Over the past few months Pixsy has been aggressively building distribution channels and partnering with the major ad networks while developing new technology.”
About OnHollywood 2007: May 1-3 at The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood, California
OnHollywood is where cutting edge technology from the backstreets of Silicon Valley converges with Hollywood’s media and entertainment elite. The two-and-a-half day event borrows from the “film market” tradition by providing an open environment for digital media and entertainment entrepreneurs to meet the big-time studio, telco and consumer electronics executives, venture capitalists and media. At OnHollywood, our editors will also honor the OnHollywood 100 Top Private Companies. Fifty of the top CEOs from the OnHollywood 100 will pitch their market strategies to a panel of industry experts in our “CEO Showcase."
Founded in 2005, Pixsy (Pixsycorp.com) is an award-winning media search platform that powers private label image and video search engines for website publishers. Pixsy has broad global distribution through partners, publishers and advertising networks. The company has offices in San Francisco, CA and Seattle, WA.
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