JW Player started life as an open source video project and earned acclaim as the video of player behind YouTube.
Greycroft led the company’s first institutional round in late 2012 and helped Dave transition from an open source model into a SaaS business. Today JW Player’s footprint is approaching 10% of all video on the Internet and the company sees over 1BN unique individuals each month.
We’re a New York-based startup that pioneered video on the web. Now, we’re busy innovating for the future. Our flagship product, JW Player, is live on more than 2 million sites and streams billions of videos each month, across all devices — phones, tablets, and desktops. JW Player powers online publishing, with clients ranging in size from Fortune 500 companies to individual bloggers. In addition to the player, our services such as video hosting and streaming, advertising, and analytics, help companies optimize their video workflows, and monetize smartly. Together, we’re imagining what comes next, while serving millions of businesses, users, and viewers throughout the world.