February 27, 2015 6:06 PM ET

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Company Overview of Dailymotion SA

Company Overview

Dailymotion SA owns and operates a Web video portal for members to see, create, and share online videos in the United Kingdom, Australia, Morocco, France, Poland, Canada, and internationally. It allows users to find, share, and upload professional and amateur videos about their interests and hobbies, as well as eyewitness accounts of recent news and distant places. It enables users to share videos with family and friends; discover new videos through various channels or tags; get feedback on their clips and creative work; and spread their videos across the Web by posting them to their blog, Website, or social network profiles. The company offers content from users, independent content creator...

49-51 rue Ganneron

Paris,  75018


Founded in 2005


33 1 77 35 11 00


33 1 42 21 42 02

Key Executives for Dailymotion SA

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 39
Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, and Lead Programmer
Managing Director for North America
Age: 45
Commercial Director
Director of Ad Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Dailymotion SA Key Developments

Dailymotion Launches Streaming Games Platform

Dailymotion has launched Dailymotion Games, a live-streaming platform dedicated to gaming. The website is powered by the company's video and live-stream technology, and offers the gaming and electronic sports community a custom-built environment for viewing, sharing, uploading and streaming personal gaming and gaming competitions. Streamers can easily create live streams, monitor them through a dedicated control panel and monetise their content via user-controlled video advertisements. General users can easily discover and find content by using the site's recommendation engines, search bar, and filtering tools. The company has also launched Dailymotion Games apps to allow viewers to watch live streams on iOS and Android phones and tablets, and on PS4.

The Paris Court of Appeal Orders Dailymotion to Pay EUR 1.38 Million to TF1 for Illegal Use of Video Material on Video Portal

The Paris Court of Appeal has ordered Dailymotion to pay EUR 1.38 million to TF1 for the illegal use of its video material on the video portal. The amount is five times the payment ordered by a lower court, but still much lower than the EUR 78 million sought by the TF1 group. TF1 started proceedings against Dailymotion in 2007 claiming infringement on its copyrights including installments of Koh Lanta, Secret Story, various US TV series as well as clips from stand-up comedian Gad Elmaleh. Earlier, a lower court ruled that Dailymotion had to pay EUR 270,000 in damages to the private broadcaster for 549 infringements of its copyright. In appeal, TF1 will now receive EUR 1.38 million.

Orange Seeking Partner To Invest In Dailymotion

Orange (ENXTPA:ORA) is still looking for a partner to invest in Dailymotion SA. Orange Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Dailymotion board member Pierre Louette said, "We are looking at the future and the growth options for Dailymotion with the biggest objectivity possible, without ruling out anything or any particular borders, because the internet is a global media."

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