OUR VISION, VALUES, HISTORY AND TEAM
Bitmovin was founded in 2012 to solve a core need in the market – to create best in class video development solutions that enable customers to create memorable digital experiences, worldwide.
Our Vision and Mission
As a company, our vision is to shape the future of video. We support this with our mission which is to enable to play, encode and analyze video content simply, efficiently and with the highest quality imaginable.
Our Core Values
Our core values are designed to be unique to Bitmovin, a set of operational commandments designed to unite our team under one streamlined operational umbrella. They serve as our behavioral lens through which each employee should look through when it comes to knowing how to act on a day-to-day basis.
Think through the customer lens.
Create the best solutions to enable our customers to deliver the best experiences to the markets they serve. Go the extra mile to surprise and delight our customers.
Take pride in your work and accomplish what you set out to do. See it through to completion. Find and provide solutions to problems and take initiative.
Attack the idea, not the person.
Engage in constructive conflict and get all ideas out in the open at the start of a project. Treat others respectfully and embrace new perspectives with an open mind.
Seek to learn continuously and cultivate a culture of innovation and curiosity. Adopt an always learning mindset and flex your idea muscles often.
Execute and get results.
A strategy is just a theory unless it is executed. Plans, while important, don’t move the needle for the company. Results do. Look to create the highest impact, efficiently.
OUR FOUNDERS STORY
Milestones to date
During their studies at the Alpen Adria Universität in Klagenfurt, Stefan and Chris started their research: MPEG-DASH Streaming via Internet
First Products (Encoding, Player), First Team Members in Engineering, Marketing and Sales
YCombinator – First office in the US – Focusing on Developer Go-To-Market Strategy
Series A Funding – Global Expansion
Local Expansion in the US and Europe, Global Expansion in LATAM and APAC regions; Series B Funding
Over 250 enterprise customers around the globe
Great Place to Work Austria 2020: Bitmovin earns #2 spot.
Bitmovin raises $25 million in Series C financing & wins Emmy® Award for Innovations in Online Broadcasting.
Bitmovin launches Streams, its own Live Encoder and Stream Lab. Bitmovin and the University of Klagenfurt start €3,3 million climate-friendly video streaming platform research project “GAIA”.