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Vuact

Vuact makes video smarter. It makes video viewing efficient, and gives publishers more engaged audiences and a higher video ROI.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2012
  • Employees 6
  • Website vuact.com

Company Summary

Vuact is changing the way video is viewed. Vuact shows viewers where the valuable content in a video is and increases interaction and sharing. We give publishers higher engagement and actionable data, leveraging their investment in video. Our customers are companies with long-form video who want engaged viewers with better access to their video content. We are currently closing our seed round of $600k with $300k already committed.

Team

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    Kalle Korhonen
    CTO

    Kalle moved to Silicon Valley 10 years ago to a startup and in a string of acquisitions, ended up as a Senior Engineer at Cisco. Kalle is active in open source Java projects, notably Tapestry and Tynamo. Most recently, Kalle single-handedly built an enterprise-grade Android application for Wi-Fi coverage mapping and analysis, around 25,000 lines of code, that is currently being sold for $399 a license .

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    Mikko Jarvenpaa
    CEO

    Mikko worked for 4.5 years with Product Marketing at Google (both in Silicon Valley and Londonm as a PMM for AdWords), founded consulting company Gemic Ltd in Helsinki, and most recently was Chief Marketing Geek for HackFwd, a pan-European startup acceleration and investment programme. Mikko is also a filmmaker with an intimate understanding of the online video space.

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    Peter Petrash
    Design Lead

    Experience front-end web and mobile designer and developer.

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    Alejandro Scandroli
    Development Director

    Experienced Java, iOS, database developer.

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    Dragan Sahpaski
    Backend Developer

    Java backend developer

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    Blagoj Atanasovski
    Android developer

    Android, Java developer

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    Dusko Jovanovski
    Front-end developer

    Front-end web, android developer

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    Adriano Blanaru
    Product Lead

    Wharton MBA. Founder of video startup Clipik (operated 2010-2011). Experience in product management, business development, finance.

Advisors

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    Pietari Grohn, Lowenstein Sandler LLP
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Startup Montly, San Francisco
    Unconfirmed