Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2012
Givit, a new mobile social video app that offers the easiest way for users to create personal video highlight reels on iPhone, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as a winner of the OnHollywood 100. The OnHollywood 100 list recognizes companies who exemplify a leadership role in and unique model based on their innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz. In addition to being honored at the event, Givit’s CEO Greg Kostello will be a featured presenter today during the CEO showcase, demonstrating the app and its unique Highlighting features at 2:30 PM PT.
The company today also kicked off a social video competition at AlwaysOn OnHollywood for conference attendees and business owners around the country. Starting today, through the end of the week, users are invited to submit videos using Givit to get the chance to win an iPad mini. Complete contest rules and submission details can be found on the AlwaysOn website: http://www.aonetwork.com/AOStory/Win-iPad-mini-AlwaysOn-and-Givit
“To be named one of OnHollywood’s Top 100 Private companies is a great honor and testament to the groundbreaking work we have done in the social video space,” said Greg Kostello, CEO of Givit. “We’re excited to now engage the business leaders at the show, and business leaders around the country that connect with AlwaysOn online, with the opportunity to check out our app, submit videos and potentially win a great prize. I can’t wait to see what they come up with!”
Givit is available for free download on iTunes. Givit’s unique features include live highlighting to capture critical moments as they happen and instantly snap seven-second clips; work with multiple clips without restriction of quantity or length; motion effects, music, transitions and other editing features; cloud storage, sharing capabilities with Facebook and YouTube and much, much more.
The sixth annual AlwaysOn OnHollywood is a two-day executive gathering that highlights the significant trends affecting digital entertainment taking place October 29 – 30, 2012 at the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica, CA. The OnHollywood 100 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and entertainment industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.
A full list of all the AlwaysOn OnHollywood 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at: http://www.aonetwork.com/AOStory/Announcing-2012-OnHollywood-100-Top-Private-Companies.
Givit lets users create video highlight reels right on a user’s mobile device. With a few simple screen taps the application captures selected clips, adds effects and music, and creates a new video of only the best moments worthy of sharing. Givit also offers cloud video storage compatible with all types, sizes and length of content. Backed by ATA Ventures and JK&B Ventures, the company is based in San Diego, CA. For more information, please visit http://www.givit.com and follow the company on Twitter and Facebook.
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn’s preeminent executive event series includes the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit, OnMedia, OnHollywood, IMPACT Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, Venture Summit East, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, OnMobile, and GoingGreen Silicon Valley. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.
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Mark Lindsey, Miller PR
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