Video Collaboration Startup Frame.io Raises $2.2M

October 5, 2015 - photo frame


Frame.io, a startup that improves a partnership routine around video production, is announcing that it has lifted a $2.2 million seed turn led by Accel Partners.

Co-founder and CEO Emery Wells formerly worked in video post-production, and he pronounced Frame.io emerged from his possess frustrations about a collection accessible when he indispensable to work with clients, group members and other collaborators.

On a standard project, we could share media files around Dropbox, Box or Hightail, though they don’t offer a good video-viewing experience, so competence finish adult posting videos secretly on YouTube or Vimeo. Bt even then, Wells said, “Communicating in a immobile email sucks; we only finish adult with a disaster of links.” (His complaints rang true with my knowledge working on TechCrunch videos and other projects.)

With Frame.io, we can upload video, print and audio files; perspective a files in your browser; review opposite versions; leave time-stamped annotations and comments; and even pull directly on a video or image.

Since rising progressing this year, Wells pronounced Frame.io has been used by some-more than 26,000 businesses. And while many business come from a media industry, he pronounced he’s also realized that video partnership is critical to a far-reaching operation of customers. The ones listed on the Frame.io website embody Facebook, Nike, Yale University, Refinery29 and BBC.

The new appropriation will concede Frame.io to continue flourishing the group (currently 9 people). Wells pronounced his prophesy is not only to offer a standalone collaborative product, though also to build “the junction tissue” between all your media prolongation tools. In fact, Frame.io has already built a desktop app that connects with FinalCut Pro.

“You don’t only use FinalCut, we use 10 opposite apps when you’re making stuff, and nothing of them unequivocally speak to any other,” Wells said.

Besides Accel, investors in the seed turn include Signal Fire, Jared Leto, Funders Guild, Thomas Hesse (former boss of Sony Music), InVision owner Clark Valberg, ZenCoder founder, Jon Dahl and Walter Kortschak of Summit Partners.

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