The Rise of Vidyard

We’re proud of our history and prouder still of where we’re going.
Take a look back at our journey.

2005

YouTube Is Launched

Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim launch YouTube, the video distribution platform we all know and love. It opens the world’s eyes to the potential of online video!

2010

2011

Vidyard Makes a Media Splash as "YouTube For Business"

Vidyard is introduced to the public in a big way as we get our own feature article on tech news site TechCrunch. The first wave is made as Vidyard is named in the article as "YouTube for Business".

33 Million+ People Watch Video on Mobile

More than 33 million people watch video on their mobile phones in the last quarter of 2011, proving that people want video whenever and wherever they are. The era of mobile video begins.

2012

Vidyard Creates the Video Marketing Platform Category

Did You Know: Vidyard created the Video Marketing Platform category with the ability to identify viewers and track their engagement, including what they’re watching, for how long, and on which channels!

2013

YouTube Surpasses 1 Billion Unique Visitors

Over 1 billion unique visitors consume more than 6 billion hours of video every month on YouTube, helping to prove that video has the ability to connect with audiences like no other medium.

Forbes Publishes A Logical Argument for Video Content

Forbes publishes “Spock vs. Spock: A Logical Argument for Video Content”, featuring Michael Litt. Readers learn how to use video not only to inform and entertain, but also to capture leads and drive revenue.

Michael Makes Top 10 Predictions for the Future of Video Marketing

Michael Litt busts out the crystal ball, publishing "Top 10 Predictions for the Future of Video Marketing". It’s a must read for marketers who are always looking for new and better ways to achieve their goals.

2014

Marketers Agree, Video is the Best Content Medium

It’s official! Over 70% of marketers report that video converts better than any other content form. You know what that means? A growing demand for video marketing solutions.

V-Bot Makes Its First Live Appearances

V-Bot, Vidyard’s video marketing robot, makes its first live appearances at Marketo Summit and Sirius Decisions Summit 2014, causing everyone to fall in love with the big, green video marketing machine!

Cisco Predicts the Future of the Internet is Video

Cisco reports that by 2018, 79% of all internet traffic will be video. Smart organizations need to give audiences what they want!

Leading B2B Brands Choose Vidyard as their Video Marketing Platform

A number of esteemed brands, such as Honeywell, IBM, Square and Deltek, put their trust in Vidyard, using the platform to achieve significant business goals.

Vidyard Releases the Video Marketing Handbook

Never willing to leave marketers to figure everything out on their own, Vidyard releases the Video Marketing Handbook, the in-depth guide to strategic video marketing. Vidyard releases the Video Marketing Handbook.

The Verge Features Vidyard

The word spreads, and Vidyard receives more attention as our growth story is featured on technology and culture news site The Verge’s Small Empires.

2015

Online Video Has Its Biggest Year Yet

In 2015, online video accounts for 64% of all internet traffic. In April, Facebook shares that more than 4 billion videos are played each day on its platform. By September, that number doubles to 8 billion.

2016

To be continued