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VOKLE
Location: 2006 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, California, United States, 90403, United States
Founded in: 2008
Stage: Beta (public testing)
Number of employees: 1-5
Funding history:
Profitable year: 2010
Short URL: vator.co/vokle

VOKLE

Live video q&a platform for the world's biggest movers and shakers.
Startup/business
California, United States United States
http://vokle.com
About
Video/documents
Company description

VOKLE is an embeddable microsite platform where the world’s most powerful and innovative thinkers, doers, movers, and shakers can easily broadcast their live video to a virtual auditorium of viewers, and, most uniquely, take video calls from the audience with unprecedented ease.

 

It's a global hub for the world’s foremost entertainers, artists, politicians, professors, Pulitzer-Prize winners, Nobel Laureates, and self-realization gurus to engage in insightful, many-to-many video dialogue with viewers on-demand, and from the convenience of their homes.
 


Team
  • Robert Kiraz
    Robert Kiraz | Team member
    Hello. I graduated from USC a few years ago and founded vokle.com as a place for community leaders to reach out to the communities and better manage large-scale townhall events. I like to think of VOKLE as the "people's townhall platform."&nb...
  • Edward Dekeratry
    Edward Dekeratry | Team member
Business model

Free Events (free to create and free to attend)

-Video Ad Supported

 

Premium Events (per event cost for publisher; free to attend)

-Video Ad Supported

-Pay $ to unlock direct marketing tools

 

Competitive advantage

 "The Mount Olympus of Online Events"

Multiple Video Streams:
Multiple, co-hosts can broadcast remotely to virtual room.  Hosts can take live, video calls from audience, and have a back-and-forth dialogue with fans!

 

Built in Screening System:

Allows host to assign remote screener to privately meet and greet all video callers behind the scenes in order to assure broadcaster that each caller is ready to

 

Crowdsource staff to help manage event:

Virtually assign producers, co-hosts, screeners, and editors!

 

User Experience:

By keeping a clean, minimalist style VOKLE remains not only an enticing and powerful platform, but makes competitors look tawdry in comparison.


Embeddable Platform:
When someone embeds a Vokle player on a site or blog post, they are embedding the entire platform.  Users are never bounced upon entry, which means users never have to leave the sites they love to traffic most


Strategic Alliances:

Vokle's versatile platform is allowing us to work closely with organizations ranging from Huffington Post, to Top Spin Media and CauseCast

 

Other Advantages:

Social media integration; Twitter and Text chat.

Zero software installation. 100% web-based social site.

Direct promotion avenue for tribes/tribe leaders.

Investors
Amir Banifatemi
Entrepreneur, investor, product strategist.