Washington, DC - Mar 6, 2013 - The NAB Show announced the 10 companies invited to participate in a new NAB Show program, Sprockit. Featuring market-ready startups, Sprockit will provide a platform for emerging companies to connect with and present before media and entertainment influencers at the 2013 NAB Show, scheduled for April 6-11, 2013 in Las Vegas.
Recruited for their innovative mobile, video, analytics and social technologies, and their high potential to have a considerable impact on the media and entertainment industry, the Sprockit companies offer a window into the future of content creation, management and delivery. The 2013 Sprockit startups follow.
Content creation-focused companies:
■ FlixMaster is a cloud-based interactive video building platform that powers online storytelling, e-commerce and e-learning like never before, transforming online videos into high-engagement business drivers.
■ NewsiT is a mobile and social platform that vets and verifies original crowd-sourced content and posts from social media in real time to help media and publishers attract, retain and monetize targeted, influential and committed consumers.
■ SnappyTV is the leading live, cloud video editing platform used by media companies to stream, edit and distribute clips and highlight reels from live TV and web streams to Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, OVPs and second screen audiences on mobile devices and the Web.
Content management-focused companies:
■ Collective[i] is the first Big Data network with technology to convert sales, marketing and consumer data into revenue and insights delivered directly to business users.
■ Localytics is the leading provider of closed-loop mobile marketing and analytics solutions helping app publishers maximize user engagement, lifetime value and loyalty.
■ Standard Media Index tracks and aggregates real time media spend data so stakeholders better understand actual dollars going to every vendor across all sectors.
Content delivery-focused companies:
■ Everloop provides a unique, age-appropriate social media experience for children with customized micro-networks or "loops" that safely connect kid-relevant content, services, applications and experiences.
■ Shelby.tv is your community for video discovery. Watch personally curated channels featuring the best videos around and create a personalized ".tv" to share with the world.
■ Tivli brings live streaming television and TV Everywhere initiatives like HBO GO to college students on their terms: wherever they are, whenever they want, on all their devices.
■ The Whistle is the first sports media destination and community for kids, distributing pro and local sports on platforms kids use: TV, VOD, mobile, Internet and gaming.
Sprockit companies will have exposure at NAB Show to present their insights and innovations to industry decision makers, thought leaders and investors. The Sprockit program includes a live presentation stage, panel discussions with NAB Show's industry leaders and opportunities to meet with C-level executives. Sprockit companies will also be featured within NAB Show sessions like Turner Broadcasting's Start-Ups: Powering the Media Metamorphosis session on April 8.