Zencoder Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2007

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $27.4M

Zencoder General Information


Developer of cloud-based encoding software intended to provide customers with a reliable encoding of live and on-demand video. The company's software has various features including fast encoding speeds, easy API integration, high scalability, and works on all devices, thereby enabling customers to have access to video encoding power without having to pay for, manage and scale expensive hardware and software.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Multimedia and Design Software
Corporate Office
  • 149 Ninth Street
  • Suite 300
  • San Francisco, CA 94103
  • United States

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Zencoder Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
4. Merger/Acquisition 14-Aug-2012 $27.4M 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Accelerator/Incubator 00.00 Completed Startup
2. Seed Round 12-Apr-2011 $2M $2.1M 000.00 Completed Startup
1. Accelerator/Incubator 23-Mar-2010 $97K $97K Completed Startup
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Zencoder Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series Seed 0,000,000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
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Zencoder Comparisons

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Zencoder Competitors (14)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
MediaKind Private Equity-Backed Frisco, TX 0000 00000 000000000000
AWS Elemental Formerly VC-backed Portland, OR 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
Encoding.com Private Equity-Backed Aspen, CO 00 00.000 000000000000 00.000
Telestream Private Equity-Backed Nevada City, CA 000 00000 00000000000 00000
Mux Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 000 00000 0000000000 0 00000
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Zencoder Former Investors (19)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
500 Global Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Adam Wiggins Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Andreessen Horowitz Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Ashvin Patel Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Christopher Sacca Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Zencoder Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Frame.io 14-Nov-2019 00000 0000 0000 Multimedia and Design Software
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Zencoder Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Frame.io 14-Nov-2019 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 7 buyers
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Zencoder FAQs

  • When was Zencoder founded?

    Zencoder was founded in 2007.

  • Who is the founder of Zencoder?

    Jonathan Dahl, Steve Heffernan, and Brandon Arbini are the founders of Zencoder.

  • Where is Zencoder headquartered?

    Zencoder is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

  • What industry is Zencoder in?

    Zencoder’s primary industry is Multimedia and Design Software.

  • Is Zencoder a private or public company?

    Zencoder is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Zencoder?

    The current valuation of Zencoder is 000.00.

  • What is Zencoder’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Zencoder is 00000.

  • How much funding has Zencoder raised over time?

    Zencoder has raised $2.1M.

  • Who are Zencoder’s investors?

    500 Global, Adam Wiggins, Andreessen Horowitz, Ashvin Patel, and Christopher Sacca are 5 of 19 investors who have invested in Zencoder.

  • Who are Zencoder’s competitors?

    MediaKind, AWS Elemental, Encoding.com, Telestream, and Mux are some of the 14 competitors of Zencoder.

  • When was Zencoder acquired?

    Zencoder was acquired on 14-Aug-2012.

  • Who acquired Zencoder?

    Zencoder was acquired by Brightcove.

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