Overlay.TV is an interactive media company that provides an online video platform. This platform enables users, content owners, and e-commerce sites to monetize and customize their video assets by overlaying contextual information directly onto video and linking to external websites.

Overlay.TV was founded in 2007 by Tyler Cope, Rob Lane and Nadav Zin, and received its first round of VC funding in the same year. In February 2008, Overlay.TV launched a public beta with limited features and later that year the company launched its first fully functional version.

In addition to providing the core services free of charge to any user on the Internet, Overlay.TV also provides custom video solutions including custom players, promotional video tools and widgets for content producers, bloggers, advertisers, agencies and publishers.

Overlay.TV is a private company headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.


News on Overlay.TV

Armani Exchange innovates e-commerce with interactive video shopping using Ottawa's Overlay TV
Global fashion label Armani Exchange is a delivering highly interactive shopping experience to online consumers using technology developed by the Ottawa-based company Overlay TV. So... more
Zappos teams up with Ottawa's Overlay.tv
Ottawa interactive media company Overlay.TV has teamed up with online shoe-selling giant Zappos to add an interactive video experience to shoe shopping. Zappos has launched Overlay.TV for Retail... more
Who are the 20 Most Innovative Companies in Canada?
Last night the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) nominations reception was held in Toronto. 20 of the most innovative companies came together to showcase their talent and the nation’s best... more
Overlay.tv launches retail video solution
Ottawa multimedia start-up Overlay.tv has launched a new service aimed at retailers called Overlay.tv For Retail. The main focus at Overlay.tv is adding clickable links to online videos and the new... more
Overlay.TV closes 2nd round financing with $4.6 Million
Ottawa's Overlay.TV announced today that they have closed a second round financing of $4.6 million from existing investors Celtic House Venture Partners, Tech Capital Partners and EdgeStone Capital... more
Jonas Brothers sing along with Overlay.TV
The teen megastar Jonas Brothers have found a new way to connect with their fans using a new online vocal booth application from Ottawa's Overlay.TV. Starting today, and for a limited time only,... more
Overlay.TV picks up top Red Herring Award
Hot on the heels of the launch of their new monetization system and announcement that they're working with Nettwerk Records, Ottawa's Overlay.TV has been honoured at the first annual Red Herring... more
IDC's 10 Canadian Web 2.0 Companies to Watch
Global research powerhouse IDC has released their 10 Canadian Web 2.0 Companies to Watch list today and Mark MacLeod of StartupCFO was kind enough to republish the companies online. AdHack -... more

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