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LiveWorld  (Stock symbol: LVWD )

2105 S. Bascom Avenue #159
San Jose, CA 95008
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Jeffrey Hayzlett (C-Suite Network Chairman) Bill Cleary (Cleary & Partners) V Watkins (LiveWorld Director);  Barry W Weinman (AllegisCyber ) Kenneth A Bronfin (Hearst Interactive Media President) Joseph A Graziano (Apple CFO);  Tom Hirschfield (Patricof & Co. Ventures);  Stephen Lake (Nextdoor Networks);  Matthew A Ocko (Mobius Venture Capital) David Wadkins (TruSpectra CEO);  Martin Yudkovitz (NBC Multimedia)

Business description: LiveWorld is leading the social marketing industry in creating innovative online communities, which help its clients build loyalty, brand awareness, customer engagement, customer care and business intelligence venues. The company provides Fortune 1000 clients overall social network marketing strategy, brand consulting , community management, design, development and hosting of private-label social network sites, and moderation services for these online communities as well as for any user content site. Applications and moderation services include rich profiles, friends lists, forums, blogs, photo albums, user video, customer support forums, groups and interactive webcasts. With 20 years of experience, an extensive applications hosting platform, and a track record of delivering over 1 million hours of moderation services, LiveWorld offers its clients a team of experienced community managers and moderators who oversee activity and user content online. LiveWorld deploys its services in more than 60 country-language combinations, and is the trusted partner of leading brands worldwide, including: A&E, The Campbell Soup Company, The Coca Cola Company, eBay, HBO, HSBC, Kraft Foods, LeapFrog, Neutrogena, MINI Cooper USA, , TJX, QVC and many others. LiveWorld is headquartered in San Jose, California with additional offices in New York City and London.
Customers include: AKQAAmerica OnlineAmerican ExpressAOLBEA SystemsCisco SystemsCITICoca ColaDigitaseBayExpediaGMHandR BlockHBOIBMIntelJohnsonAndJohnsonKodakMatch.comMattelNBCOrbitzPalmProcterAndGambleQVCShooter FinancialSony EricssonSprintSun MicrosystemsTalk CityThe Walt Disney CompanyTV GuideUnileverWarner Bros.;  AandE;  ABC;  Aventis;  BMW;  BraveHeart Women ;  Campbell's;  Discovery Channel;  Dove;  Fidelity Investments;  Food;  Homestead;  HSBC;;  Kimberly Clark;  Kraft;  Leapfrog;  Lilly;  Macworld ;  Mini USA;  NBA;  Neutrogena;  Ogilvy;  PC World ;  Shell;  Slim-Fast;  Sony Music;  The Aspen Institute;  The Hearst Corporation ;  TJX;  Tulane University;  WNBA;;  Wunderman
Partners include: NBCWPP

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Sep 2006
Capital raised: 44.0M
Last Round: 2.0M
Ownership: Public  
Stock Symbol: LVWD
VCs include: AllegisCyberNew York Life;  Abundance Partners
Angels/other VCs: Joseph A Graziano (Apple)
Corporate investors: Aspect SoftwareIntel CapitalNBCCox EnterprisesStarbucks;  Hearst New Media;  WPP

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Record updated: Jul 2022
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1996
Headcount: 101-150 as of Jul 2022
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Sep 2006
Capital Raised: 44.0M
Last Round: 2.0M
Ownership: Public  
Stock Symbol: LVWD