About Us

About ClipShare

Founded in February 2005, clipshare is the leader in online video, and the premier destination to watch and share original videos worldwide through a Web experience. clipshare allows people to easily upload and share video clips on www.clipshare.com and across the Internet through websites, mobile devices, blogs, and email.

Everyone can watch videos on clipshare. People can see first-hand accounts of current events, find videos about their hobbies and interests, and discover the quirky and unusual. As more people capture special moments on video, clipshare is empowering them to become the broadcasters of tomorrow.

clipshare received funding from Sequoia Capital in November 2005 and was officially launched one month later in December. Chad Hurley and Steve Chen proceeded to become the first members of the clipshare management team and currently serve as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer respectively.

In November 2006, within a year of its launch, clipshare was purchased by Google Inc. in one of the most talked-about acquisitions to date.

clipshare has struck numerous partnership deals with content providers such as CBS, BBC, Universal Music Group, Sony Music Group, Warner Music Group, NBA, The Sundance Channel and many more.