Slowly and steadily, Vimeo hits its growth stride
When it comes to online video, there are three companies that dominate the conversation – YouTube, Netflix and Hulu.
But don’t overlook, IAC-owned Vimeo, the single most interesting video platform. A little boost from friends like Apple and Kickstarter, and suddenly it is starting to find growth.
Kerry Trainor had spent enough time in large media companies to know that being chief executive of New York City-based video sharing platform Vimeo is a terrible idea. It is owned by Barry Diller’s IAC, a company that is the Internet equivalent of a used-car lot. And if that is not enough, Vimeo has had to live in the shadow of its much larger rival, YouTube, which is owned by Google.
But Trainor, who has worked for Yahoo, Forbes and AOL, is not perturbed in the least...