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About Joost

Joost is a video site from founders of Skype and Kazaa. In November 2009, Joost was acquired by Adconion Media Group. The valuation of Joost was undisclosed. In May 2012, Adconion announced that it would rebrand Joost Media into smartclip.

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Joost Patents

Joost has filed 4 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Engine technology
  • Automotive transmission technologies
  • Engine components
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Engine technology, Piston engines, Piston engine configurations, Engines, Engine components


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Engine technology, Piston engines, Piston engine configurations, Engines, Engine components



Latest Joost News

New Line Picks Up Will Simmons Black List Script ‘Undo’, Sets Ariel Schulman & Henry Joost To Direct, Beau Flynn Producing

Jan 25, 2023

EXCLUSIVE: New Line has set Secret Headquarters filmmakers Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman to direct Undo, from Will Simmons’ 2022 Black List screenplay. The action thriller is currently in development. Undo follows a former getaway driver who comes into possession of a watch that allows its user to go back in time, but only by one minute. Beau Flynn is producing […]

Joost Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Joost founded?

    Joost was founded in 2006.

  • What is Joost's latest funding round?

    Joost's latest funding round is Merger.

  • Who are the investors of Joost?

    Investors of Joost include Smartclip, Adconion Media Group, Index Ventures, Li Ka-Shing, Viacom and 4 more.

  • Who are Joost's competitors?

    Competitors of Joost include Brightcove.

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