VidMob Raises $2M To Build A Marketplace Where You Can Find Professional Video Editors

So you’ve shot some cool video footage — congrats! But if it needs any editing, you’ve still got a lot of work ahead of you.

Or you could try out a startup called VidMob, which is building a marketplace for professional video editors. The company has been beta testing its products, with plans to launch an iOS soon, and an Android app later on.

VidMob is also announcing that it has raised $2 million in seed funding from Foundation Capital and Acadia Woods Partners, plus various media executives and the venture arm of ad agency Mother New York.

Founder and CEO Alex Collmer said that he decided to launch the service because of the growing amount of video content online (in his words, “the web was quickly become a video medium”), as well as the growing number of smartphones, GoPro cameras and other devices that are capable of shooting that footage.

New tools have also emerged on the editing side, such as Animoto and Magisto, but Collmer argued that they “sort of fall flat.”

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