London, UK (PRWEB) March 3, 2008
Astream, the streaming solutions provider founded in 1999, today announced they have been selected as the official streaming provider to First Tuesday, the renowned networking forum that brings together technology companies with investors, VCs and entrepreneurs.
Astream was selected as the leading provider in the UK market. They now provide First Tuesday (http://www.firsttuesday.org.uk) with video streaming solutions. Examples include multiformat hosting options including Flash, Windows Media, Real and QuickTime. Browser based upload and automatic link and player generation. These enable easy communication with their current and potential members.
Christer Holloman CEO said, "First Tuesday TV is another way for us to help technology entrepreneurs source venture capital, launching this initiative in partnership with Astream felt important as we appreciate their reliability and accessibility"
First Tuesday TV launches in line with the rising trend in UGC (User Generated Content) for the business to business market. First Tuesday TV will enable entrepreneurs seeking investment to broadcast or upload their elevator pitches for review by investors, thus making the process of raising money more efficient. Members will be able to review past pitches in the Video On Demand archive.
"First Tuesday were the pioneers of networking events in the early dotcom days and Astream attended some of their first ever events - now we find ourselves in the proud position of being their official global streaming provider", said Alex Wolfe, Managing Director, Astream.
Astream is a Streaming company founded in 1999, offering clients Internet and mobile phone broadcasting solutions, and aiming to improve corporate and commercial communications through the use of Streaming Media technology.
Astream has worked for such leading companies as Cadburys, CNBC Europe (NBC Universal, GE), Discovery Channel, History Channel, News International, Ofcom, Pearson, Procter & Gamble, AstraZeneca, Lonely Planet, NDS, Blackwell Publishing, Reebok, and Toyota and was proud to webcast the BAFTAs in 2007 & 2008.
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