sevenload shows licensed content channels and allows users to upload their video and photo contents onto the site and then tag them, put them in albums and share them with other users, and is considered by some to be a counterpart to hulu in the US.
Premium content and user generated videos at create an entertainment portal of editorial and professional web TV shows online.
Sevenload was a German-based video-sharing website on which users can upload, share and view videos.
Since its founding in April 2006, the platform emerged on international markets to become a Social Media Network for photos, videos and web TV content.
K2 ceased having any active role in the company in August 2006.
Axel Schmiegelow developed the Licensing and Business Model as a Co-Founder and became CEO in August / September 2006.
The Video Player technology the company was founded with had been developed since Fall 2005 by Ibrahim Evsan and Thomas Bachem.
As a result of this transaction, the company’s management structure and supervisory board changed: Andreas Heyden assumed the position of CEO in the company’s management team from Axel Schmiegelow, who took on a new role in sevenload’s supervisory board.Selected content of sevenload's entire program airs on next generation TVs, set-top-box technology and games consoles with partners such as Sony, Philips Net TV, sevenload is currently available in twelve languages and offers localized country portals in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Poland, Russia, Turkey, UK, USA, Netherlands, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Japan, Indonesia, South Korea, India, China, Colombia and Mexico.The company was founded in April 2006 by Ibrahim Evsan, Thomas Bachem, Axel Schmiegelow's Venture firm dw capital gmbh, and K2 Interactive Gmb H of Akgün and Tamer Kulmac. but also include UGC video content similar to the typical You Tube channels.Andreas Heyden, in-house founder of sevenload competitor Clipfish at RTL Group, joined the company as COO in 2007.
Company executives at the time were Axel Schmiegelow (CEO) and Andreas Heyden (COO).