blinkx is the Internet Media platform powered by CORE, the world’s most advanced video engine. We link viewers with content publishers and distributors, and monetize those interactions through advertising. Founded in 2004, blinkx floated on the London Stock Exchange (AIM) in May, 2007 and has a compound annual growth rate of over 100% since IPO.
Through its flagship site, blinkx.com, blinkx pioneered video search on the Internet, developing an engine based on technology that was conceived at Cambridge University, enhanced by $150M in R&D over 15 years, and is now protected by 111 patents. Today, blinkx has an index of over 35 million hours of searchable video and more than 1100 media partnerships, including national broadcasters, commercial media giants, and private video libraries. In addition, blinkx powers video search for many of the world's most frequented sites, including AOL and Lycos. blinkx continues to pioneer innovative approaches to digital video distribution, expanding into mobile video and Connected TV through partnerships with Samsung, Sony, Roku and other industry leaders.
In 2011, blinkx acquired Burst Media and PVMG, well-established online media companies that represent top independent Web publishers, and began providing video solutions to their partners. In 2013, blinkx acquired Grab Media, a leading online video content syndication and advertising platform, enabling the company to add incremental audience and augment its relationship with advertisers, publishers and content providers. Also in 2013, blinkx acquired Rhythm NewMedia Inc., an ultra-premium mobile video technology and advertising platform, extending its leadership in digital video search, discovery, distribution and advertising by adding an entirely new distribution channel and revenue stream. Today, blinkx has a combined reach of 75% of the online audience in the United States, and measures 168 million unique users in the U.S. every month.
blinkx is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and London, England.