September 26, 2016 2:33 PM ET

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Company Overview of thePlatform, LLC

Company Overview

thePlatform, LLC provides online video publishing and video management solutions. The company offers an online video platform that enables users to manage, monetize, and syndicate various Internet video views. Its products include mpx, an online video publishing and management system for advanced workflows and distribution methods, enhanced discovery of the content, and monetization; mpx Accelerate, a cloud-based service that streamlines content publishing; and mpx Dev Kit that provides tools for enhancing the video management system. The company’s services provide solutions for designing and supporting streaming video businesses on PCs, mobile devices, and TVs. It serves pay TV operators, v...

1000 Second Avenue

Suite 1000

Seattle, WA 98104

United States

Founded in 2000

Phone:

206-436-7900

Fax:

206-257-6060

Key Executives for thePlatform, LLC

Co-Chief Executive Officer
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Strategic Advisor
Co-Founder
Age: 49
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

thePlatform, LLC Key Developments

Parsifal Entertainment Group Selects thePlatform to Provide the Back-End Video Management and Publishing System for STARZ Play Arabia

thePlatform disclosed that it was selected by Parsifal Entertainment Group to provide the back-end video management and publishing system for STARZ PLAY Arabia. STARZ PLAY Arabia is the new, premium content, direct-to-consumer multiplatform subscription video service for select markets in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). STARZ PLAY Arabia has launched a premium video-on-demand service across the MENA region. The new service relies upon thePlatform's cloud-based mpx video publishing system to support viewers across a variety of IP-connected devices. Technically, thePlatform's mpx provides workflow management of video ingest; metadata management; subscriber management and viewing rights enforcement; automated publishing across devices and video players and sophisticated TV data feeds to power their web and app experiences. STARZ PLAY Arabia is available in markets including: Bahrain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Palestine, and Tunisia.

Cinedigm Selects thePlatform as Central Video Logistics System for OTT Subscription Networks

thePlatform announced that it has been selected by Cinedigm to provide back-end video services for its newest OTT subscription networks. Specifically, thePlatform's mpx will support CONtv, a joint venture between Cinedigm and Wizard World, providing multiplatform OTT services geared toward the Comic Con community, and the Dove Channel™, an upcoming family oriented video network from The Dove Foundation. CONtv offers free-to-consumer, ad-supported streaming, as well as a premium subscription option for $6.99/month, featuring exclusive access to Comic Con events, panels, talent, and related content. The Dove Channel is a digital streaming subscription service, launching in fall 2015, targeted to families and kids seeking high quality and family friendly content approved by The Dove Foundation, best known for its film reviews, ratings and endorsements of family programming. Under the agreement, thePlatform's mpx will serve as the cloud-based, central video publishing system for the digital networks, and support other video-related initiatives, for viewers on PCs, smartphones, tablets, and TVs, via Xbox, Roku, Apple iOS, Android, and Samsung devices. Spanning cult TV, sci-fi, horror and fantasy films, grindhouse classics, martial arts adventures, and more, CONtv's extensive program offering includes: Voltron, Godzilla, Hellraiser, Blade of Kings, Legend of Zelda, Super Mario Bros, Stargate Infinity, Yu-Gi-Oh, Digimon, and others. Additionally, CONtv will debut original series throughout the remainder of the year, including the innovative horror/reality series, Fight of the Living Dead, with digital celebrities Joey Graceffa, Jesse and Jeana (PrankvsPrank), and Justine Ezarik (iJustine); Last Fan Standing, hosted by pop culture icon Bruce Campbell (The Evil Dead); and My Morphing Life, which follows actor and Wizard World regular Jason David Frank, the original Green Power Ranger. The Dove Channel will feature newly acquired and original programming, as well as offerings from Cinedigm's vast library of family-friendly, faith and kids' content, including VeggieTales, Fraggle Rock, The Adventures of Black Beauty, Swiss Family Robinson, Davey & Goliath, Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss, Where the Red Fern Grows, and more.

Stan SVOD Service Selects thePlatform for Video Management

thePlatform announced that it has been selected by Stan, the joint venture between Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media limited, to provide back-end video services for Stan, Australia's premier subscription video-on-demand service (SVOD).

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