Bangalore based Jivox, the country’s number one self-service, online video advertising company, today announced that it has been named one of the "Top 10 Most Promising Companies" by SiliconIndia, India's premier professional networking portal. Jivox, which was founded in 2007 and introduced the industry's first self-service online video advertising platform for local businesses, was among the winners announced in the May 2009 issue of SiliconIndia Magazine.
Jivox was evaluated by business leaders, industry analysts, venture capitalists, and members of SiliconIndia's editorial team on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, including its differentiated service offering, management pedigree, innovation, global strategy, customers and customer retention and venture funding.
Jivox powers advertising on several video content sites including Big Adda, Big Flix, IBN, My Popkorn, Rajshri, Sify Max, Zapak, Zee News and a growing list of regional news and entertainment sites. Jivox also powers advertising on few sites that do not have video content sites including Sify News, Aaj Tak and India Today.
With their innovative in-player interaction features, a user can directly interact with the video ad and share it via SMS, email or upload it directly to Facebook. Advertisers can configure the in-player form to request information from user with them having to leave the webpage.
The company, headquartered in California, USA, had commenced its India operations in March 2008, through sales and development office in Bangalore and a sales office in Delhi and Mumbai. Founded by Diaz Nesamoney, the visionary entrepreneur behind technology success stories Informatica and Celequest, Jivox aims to unleash the power of online video advertising to the Indian market.
Jivox had earlier announced being finalist for the TiE50 Awards and finalist for Red Herring 100 North America 2009 too.
Jivox (jivox.co.in), the self-service online video advertising platform for local and large businesses, gives advertisers access to online video advertising by making it easy to create, target prime website properties and deliver online video ads. The Jivox platform combines a self-service video ad creation tool, proprietary targeting technology, and a growing network of publishers to offer advertisers a complete, do-it-yourself service for online video advertising which even allows repurposing a TVC for online consumption. Jivox is a privately held company headquartered in San Mateo, Calif.
About SiliconIndia and the "Top 10 Most Promising Technology Companies" Listing
SiliconIndia's "Top 10 Most Promising Technology Companies" listing recognizes outstanding companies that are either founded or managed by Indians in the U.S. SiliconIndia, which is published from Fremont, California, is India's largest community of professionals. The networking portal has 2 million members, and adds more than 50,000 new members every week.