Mobovivo Inc.

Mobovivo Inc.

Mobovivo is a team of TV producers and talented software engineers that turn the TV industries biggest threat - mobile devices pulling audiences away from TV - into their greatest asset - ad revenue.

Mobile, Social Media, Startup

News on Mobovivo Inc.

Mobovivo and ESPN Sync Soccer to the Second Screen
Recently Calgary's Mobovivo and ESPN announced the launch of ESPN Sync, a second screen app for sports fans, accessible on Apple and Android mobile devices. With ESPN Sync viewers can follow and... more
C100UK Announces Canadian Startups Going to UK for 48 Hours
The C100UK has unveiled its final list of startups who will be taking part two days of mentorship, panel sessions and networking in London, England later this month. The C100’s hugely... more
Coming to a Second Screen Near You: Mobovivo Lands Big Partner in Alliance Films
Canadian Startup Mobovivo, which specializes in online video mobilization, management and monetization, has landed a major partner: Alliance Films. The Toronto-based Mobovivo's newly forged... more
10 Canadian Tech Companies to Watch
Today PwC announced that Wattpad has been awarded the 2012 Innovator of the Year Award. Cofounded by Allen Lau and Ivan Yuen, Wattpad provides a free way for people to read fiction and share... more
Revisiting My 2012 Tech Predictions - How Am I Doing?
Nine months ago I penned a set of month-by-month predictions for 2012 on Techvibes. I contemplated iPad unit sales, Apple TV possibilities, the mini iPad, Samsung/Apple disputes, social TV and... more
Mobovivo Takes Second Screen to Four Countries and Founder Relocates to LA
Calgary-born Mobovivo announced today that its gamification and second screen platform is being developed for companion TV apps for networks, distributors and studios in Canada, United States,... more
Mobovivo Launches Social TV Platform to Utilize Second Screen
Mobovivo announced the launch of StayTuned, its new social television platform, at the 2012 NAB Show in Las Vegas this week. Mobovivo, which has offices in Calgary and Toronto, says that StayTuned... more
Canadian Startup Mobovivo Gets Reckless on the iPad with Adrian Grenier
Actor and indie producer Adrian Grenier is working with Mobovivo to launch Reckless Adrian Grenier, an actor-branded social television app for mobile. Mobovivo, which has offices in Calgary... more
Toronto's Mobovivo Forges Partnership with 1K Studios
Toronto's Mobovivo has forged a strategic partnership with Cinram International's digital media subsidiary, the Los Angeles-based 1K Studios. "The Mobovivo partnership is the next step in our... more
Toronto's Mobovivo Collabs with Muse Entertainment to Distribute Award-winning TV Series on iOS
Toronto's Mobovivo announced today that, alongside Muse Entertainment, it has released the award-winning The Kennedys mini-series as an app for the iPad and iPhone. The Kennedys app includes... more
Mobovivo announces $1 million funding for second screen technology
Calgary's Mobovivo, a leading provider of video technology to producers, distributors, networks, and film studios, announced today that the company has raised $1 Million to launch its social TV... more
Edmonton's Empire Avenue? What's the point?
Empire Avenue out of Edmonton is interesting. Using the stock market as a metaphor, members of the community can buy shares in you using a virtual currency at your going stock price. Using a social... more
Calgary's TechRev honours 2011 Innovators
Nice turn-out for the TechRev innovators 2011 event over at Mount Royal University last night. There must have been close to 300 people assembled and a great mix of entrepreneurs, researchers,... more
Mobovivo raises $1.1 million in funding and talks about social media with Adrian Grenier at TIFF
Calgary startup Mobovivo, a leading provider of video technology to independent film producers and global media companies, is making a splash at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this... more
From Bay Street to Tech Startup - Mobovivo hires CFO
Calgary's Mobovivo announced this week the appointment of Stephen Butler as its first Chief Financial Officer.  Butler brings almost 15 years of financial expertise and business building... more
MoboVivo names Kevin Shea to Chair of Board
Calgary-based MoboVivo announced today that veteran media industry executive Kevin Shea is the new chair of MoboVivo’s board of directors. Shea is a founder of YTV and, as CEO, led the... more
Alex Gault: Representing Alberta's Digital Media Industry Across Canada
Alex Gault is a busy guy these days. While he spends his days as the VP of product development and client services at Mobovivo, he also volunteers an incredible amount of time pushing the digital... more
MoboVivo Demos New SocialTV Platform at SXSW
Having just announced in January that its customer’s videos had surpassed 1 million views, MoboVivo went to SXSW to demo a new socialTV platform. The new platform, called previiw, enables... more
MoboVivo and ShinyArt launch video art rental service
After announcing their partnership in December, ShinyArt and MoboVivo have launched their online video art rental service using MoboVivo’s myScreens platform. Content provided by ShinyArt, a... more
Canadian companies partner up in Silicon Valley
Michael J. Fox, Dan Aykroyd, Mike Myers, and the late, great, Leslie Nielson are all examples of Canadians who have left the Great White North to find their fortunes under the California sun. And... more
App Development Fragmentation
Last May I asked the following question in a Techvibes article entitled Turning a Triple Play.  Why has Google announced apps and market places for phones and televisions and not... more
MoboVivo strikes myScreens deal with Fortune 500 Company
MoboVivo's CEO Trevor Doerksen blogged today that myScreens is being customized for one a Fortune 500 US company in order to deliver a mobile app solutions to their 60 Million customers.... more
Tech Talk Unplugged from Event in Kelowna
Hey good looking, Just got back from tech talk unplugged -- a good little start-up primer and kickoff for the 2010 event in Kelowna, B.C. There were about 70 folks in attendance for... more
Mobovivo moves to leverage new Canada Media Fund
With the new $350 Million Canada Media Fund guidelines being announced today, TV producers and broadcasters across the country are readying their productions and programming for alternative... more
Digital Media People to watch in Alberta in 2010
It was interesting to see Alberta's 2009 Digital People to watch as the year progressed. We've expanded the list to 10 people this year - although there's far more than 10 people doing cool things... more
MoboVivo to add 150 iPhone and iPod Touch Apps to iTunes App Store.
MoboVivo Inc. announced today that it is developing an additional 150 apps with the help of Red Squirrel media to be released starting later this year. The Apps are compatible with MoboVivo... more
Alberta International Business Partnering Reception at the Plug and Play Center in Sunnyvale
The Plug and Play Tech Center, along with the Canadian Consulate and the Government of Alberta held a reception last night in Sunnyvale California. The Alberta International Business Partnering... more
MoboVivo launches The Tudors for iPod, iPhone and BlackBerry
Calgary's MoboVivo announced today that it had commenced Canadian distribution of the award-winning prime time hit, The Tudors, for iPod, iPhone, BlackBerry and laptop users simultaneously.... more
Mobovivo announces BlackBerry compatibility and TIFF coverage
Calgary's MoboVivo Inc. announced today that its platform is now compatibile with BlackBerry smartphones and to celebrate launched Red Carpet Diary coverage of the 2009 Toronto International Film... more
MoboVivo - What's the tipping point?
If you take a moment to listen to Trevor Doerksen, the CEO of MoboVivo, he makes a lot of sense.  Don't limit consumer choice.  A novel idea I know but this Calgary based company is... more
MoboVivo inks deal with BBC
MoboVivo Inc., a Calgary-based company that licenses and distributes TV shows online and for mobile will oversee the global distribution over 100 short programs featuring hand-picked footage... more
CEO of MoboVivo chats with CBC
MoboVivo CEO Trevor Doerksen recently sat down with Katie Hewitt of CBC News for a Q & A. This marks the second time in a week that CBC has talked to Doerksen about the future of the... more
MoboVivo Licenses Hollywood Hit Show, The Tudors
Less than a year after we told you about a $1 million cash injection for their startup by AVAC, Calgary-based MoboVivo that licenses TV shows and distributes them online and for mobile made another... more
MoboVivo partners with GlassBOX TV to take Wade Belak mobile
Calgary's MoboVivo announced today that it has released several new television shows for web and mobile in partnership with Toronto-based producer, GlassBOX/Bite TV. GlassBOX's Emmy-award winning... more
179 vouchers fire up Alberta's next generation economy
Late last year, Alberta Advanced Technology and Education announced their Innovation Voucher Pilot Program and today they announced that the first round of innovation vouchers totalling more than... more
10 Canadian Mobile Consumer and Enterprise Solutions to Watch
Global research powerhouse IDC released their Ten Canadian Mobile Consumer and Enterprise Solutions to Watch list last month. The IDC study profiles 10 relatively small emerging Canadian companies... more
MoboVivo downloads $1 Million from AVAC
Calgary-based MoboVivo announced last week that Alberta-based venture capital company AVAC Ltd. will invest $1 million in their multi-media distribution company. The investment falls under AVAC's... more
BVF08: MoboVivo - take TV with you
Calgary's MoboVivo Inc. is a mobile educational, entertainment and lifestyle distribution company using the latest technology to reach the iPod generation. MoboVivo is the first company to offer... more

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