Cleeng Takes €1.1 Million in Series A, Plans U.S. Expansion.
Invisible to human eye, Cleeng Tattoo watermarking technology allows tracking of each individual online video stream. The purchaser’s identity and payment information is “tattoo-ed” into each video and purchasers can enjoy their videos without limitation on any smartphone, tablet or computer. Cleeng SaaS-based infrastructure offers a cost effective, fast and easy deployment.
Cleeng, the company that successfully managed Pay-Per-View events for brands like TEDMED and Cirque du Soleil, is announcing Cleeng Live!, an easy-to-use and free solution that makes Live PPV accessible and profitable for everyone, disrupting the $200 billion global Entertainment and Conferencing industry
Cleeng, a Red Herring Top 100 Europe and TheNextWeb Best B2B Startup 2011, trusted by the leading video platforms (Brightcove, Livestream, Dailymotion) and major international brands like CondeNast, Cirque du Soleil, and GoPress, is now offering its enterprise-class solutions as a freemium model, regardless of the volume of transactions generated. You sell, you keep 100% of the revenue.
Online digitilization firm Cleeng has been appointed by water charity One Drop to provide the payment gateway for a unique and groundbreaking charity event hosted by Le Cirque Du Soleil. In order to increase the amount of donations, One Drop embraced the digital boom as they combined traditional fundraising methods with social crowd-funding. The idea behind their initiative was simple as anyone who decided to support this special event with a minimum donation of $5 not only felt the warmth generated by donating to such a cause but also gets online access to a flamboyant performance envisioned by Cirque Du Soleil. It doesn’t matter where or when someone wants to get involved, they are always able to participate in this exciting occasion.
It’s not often that small-time firms are recognized by major players in their industry but Cleeng has done just that following a 6 month partnership with video hosting site Dailymotion. Our collaboration has been based around helping Dailymotion develop and launch their OpenVOD paid content service to the world
Today Cleeng, the award winning start-up that simplifies digital content ecommerce for leading media companies, announces the investment of €400,000 in outside financing. This funding is led by former Apple EMEIA GM, Pascal Cagni and a number of private angel investors. The new capital is being used to fuel the company’s business expansion. By strengthening its technological breakthroughs in digital commerce, Cleeng will further champion its industry conversion rates and revenue per user.
Epicurious Online Cooking School, in partnership with the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, now provides cooking enthusiasts with comprehensive thematic online courses to cover techniques, tips and recipes. Visitors to cookingschool.epicurious.com can preview, after registration, the first class for free and then purchase for $49, the 8 classes with more than four hours of video instruction from any of their devices: smartphone (iPhone and Android), tablet (including iPad) or computers.
CCM Benchmark Group choisit Cleeng comme solution de monétisation de ses contenus digitaux. Il sera, ainsi, le moyen de paiement pour la nouvelle offre Premium du Journal du Net.
Today, Cleeng announced a partnership with Twistage, a leading video platform that was recently featured in Streaming Media 100: The One Hundred Companies that Matter Most in Online Video. The companies have combined to provide a turnkey in-video monetization solution designed for corporations with complex digital content management.
Today, Cleeng proudly announced its new WordPress plug-in capable of managing both pay-per-item AND subscriptions. Using just one tool, content creators can combine all monetization options to offer their readers unsurpassed freedom and convenience when buying digital content.
Cleeng and La Tribune proudly announce the implementation of a new purchase system enabling users, in 1-click and from any electronic device, to acquire articles, videos and various content protected on latribune.fr.
Cleeng, awarded last week “Best B to B startup” during The Next Web Conference, today announced it has partnered with Brightcove, the leading online video enterprise platform, to provide a in-video monetization solution specially designed for enterprises. In-video monetization enables publishers to collect payment for watching all or part of a video.
If consumers are willing to pay for quality content such as music, games and applications, then why does getting paid for quality content have to be such hard work for publishers?
That’s the challenge that Cleeng set out to tackle with its patented content-monetization solution. Cleeng launches today just after seven weeks of private beta testing for WordPress. It has attracted over 200 content producers, including 40 publishers and is also in discussions with several major European newspapers and magazines to provide content monetization solution for their websites.
Cleeng is an important breakthrough for online publishers. First, it is the missing link between online ads and subscription paywalls. It opens a completely new revenue stream for publishers and is 100% compatible with existing CMS and subscription models. Second, it enables consumers to buy quality content on the fly with one click, without requiring them to be a site subscriber.