2014 October

EHUB.com Creates Short-Form Clips from Live Video in Real Time with Syndicaster

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EHUB.com Leverages Syndicaster’s Speech-to-Text, Video Cloud Editing and Publishing Platform to Create Short-Form Clips From Live Video in Real Time at PartnerConnect West, Oct. 7-8

California event marks expansion of video featuring thought leaders from the hedge fund, private equity and venture capital industries

PEHUB.com will present live video of thought leaders in the hedge fund, private equity and venture capital industries at the second annual PartnerConnect West Conference, Oct. 7-8, in an expansion of the interactive forum’s multimedia content powered by the video content management platform Syndicaster, it was announced today.

PartnerConnect West is taking place at the Ritz Carlton in Half Moon Bay, Calif. For those seeking to view the event online, access to select panel discussions, keynotes and interviews with hedge fund managers and conference attendees can be found at https://www.pehub.com/videos/, starting 11 a.m. ET Tuesday, Oct. 7.

Some of the featured speakers include legendary technology entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel (noon ET Tuesday) and Andrew Redleaf, founder of hedge fund Whitebox Advisors, (12:10 p.m. ET Wednesday).

“Our agenda for PartnerConnect West is packed with prominent fund managers of alternative assets and the institutional investors who partner with them in their funds,” said Jim Beecher, publisher of PEHUB.com. “We’re pleased to expand the reach of this event so a global audience can engage around some of this content in real-time on PEHUB.com.”

“Our ability to leverage Syndicaster’s real-time, voice-to-text and video cloud editing changes the game for us,” Beecher continued. “We are now able to publish short form video segments to web and mobile platforms before speakers are off the podium.”

“We’re excited to play an integral role in the expansion of the video assets that PEHUB.com is bringing to its community from conferences like PartnerConnect,” said Sean Morgan, CEO of Critical Media, which operates Syndicaster and Critical Mention, the leading real time TV Intelligence platform licensed by more than 1,500 enterprise clients. “Syndicaster is at the heart of workflow in hundreds of TV stations and print newsrooms. Bringing our media-grade video platform to the conference marketplace unlocks the true revenue potential of video for event organizers, empowering them to easily distribute and monetize this exclusive content in real time or on-demand.”

About PartnerConnect Conferences

PartnerConnect Conferences bring together the world’s elite professionals focused on ‘alternative’ investment classes such as hedge funds, private equity funds and venture capital. These events facilitate learning and unparalleled networking opportunities for alternative asset fund managers and investors/allocators, as well as intermediaries who serve these customers. For more information, visit http://www.partnerconnectevents.com

About PEHUB.com

PEHUB.com is the world’s leading web community for professionals in private capital markets. Every day, tens of thousands rely on PEHUB.com for its breaking news, analysis and opinion pieces. The site, launched in 2006, is an interactive forum for the global private equity community, including venture capitalists, buyouts professionals, public pension funds, endowments, foundations, lenders, investment bankers, attorneys, entrepreneurs, and MBA candidates studying private equity. Visit http://www.pehub.com

About Critical Media

Critical Media offers three software-as-a-service products that enable the capture, monitoring, identification, creation, distribution and monetization of video assets via the web in real-time. Critical Media’s global TV capture network, capturing over 40 hours of live TV every minute, has been tapped into by hundreds of content owners to edit and publish more than 4 million video assets. Syndicaster’s end-to-end video services platform is subscribed to by news-producing television affiliates and newspapers for real-time HD capture, cloud video editing, metadata optimization, real-time speech-to-text transcript creation, and instant publishing, distribution and monetization. Critical Media is headquartered in New York City.



For Syndicaster, a Critical Media platform
Ion Puspurica, 212-398-1141
Jim Beecher, 646-223-6771