© Saskia Uppenkamp
Zohar Dayan (Co-Founder, CEO) and Yotam Cohen (Co-Founder, COO)

Location: The Elevated Acre is a high rise park overlooking the East River. With great views of the Brooklyn Bridge it is a great spot to go for a lunch break, or to take in a sunset. A tiered amphitheatre area hosts concerts and movie screenings.

Wibbitz – A video for every story

Digital Media Tech
Founded in 2011
45 employees
Funding $10.8M / 3 rounds

Wibbitz is the leading automated video creation platform built for publishers. The platform uses advanced text-to-video technology to automatically produce premium branded videos from text articles in seconds. Wibbitz’s platform enables publishers to minimize production time and create videos more efficiently, providing intuitive editing tools and licensed media from sources including Reuters and Getty Images. Wibbitz supports production for thousands of videos each day, allowing partners like AOL, Time Inc., Bonnier, and CBS to meet growing consumer demands for engaging videos on desktop, mobile, and social media. Founded in 2011, Wibbitz has offices in New York City and Tel Aviv and is backed by Horizon Ventures, NantMobile, Initial Capital, lool Ventures, and Kima Ventures, among others. Wibbitz has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, TechCrunch, and Mashable.

This article was published in “the Hundert Vol. 9 – Startups of New York“, December 2016.