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latakoo is an end-to-end solution offering the fastest, easiest way to securely share video and large files over any Internet connection.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Austin, TX, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2010
  • Employees 10
  • Website

Company Summary

latakoo enables speedy transfer of video and other big files over the Internet with a one-click compression app for Mac, Windows and iOS. A simple web interface allows users to manage and share content. Video files move at high-speed and arrive at high quality. Enterprise solutions include collaboration groups, access controls, infrastructure integrations and private video sharing. Current customers include NBC Universal and Nexstar Broadcasting.


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    Paul Adrian

    Paul Adrian is the co-founder of latakoo and the Company CEO. Paul has worked with video and big data for 24 years, won numerous awards for investigative journalism (KDFW-TV Dallas), and graduated with an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School with a focus on entrepreneurship. Because of his knowledge of the players in the market and the complexities of the video field, Paul is increasingly being identified as an expert.

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    Jade Kurian

    Jade Kurian is co-founder of latakoo and the Company President. She has 24 years experience with video: editing, transfer, and all facets of broadcasting. She launched & managed the ground-up building of a news bureau for national network where she served as bureau chief and international correspondent. She built her own freelance communications & marketing business and she has a BA from Florida State University.

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    Ben Werdmuller
    Chief Technology Officer

    Ben Werdmuller has nearly 20 years of experience building web applications, created and managed an award-winning open source social networking platform used by Fortune 500 companies, and was the first Geek in Residence at the world's largest arts festival. Ben has a BS Honors from the University of Edinburgh. Ben is frequently booked as a speaker or panelist for web related events and conferences.


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    John Pearce
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    Yuan Li

Previous Investors

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    University of Texas Horizon Fund
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    The Nation LP