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Voxant is a new media company based in Herndon, Virginia
Herndon, Virginia
Herndon is a town in Fairfax County, Virginia, in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area of the United States. The population was 21,655 at the 2000 census, which makes it the largest of three towns in the county.-History:...

 in the United States. Voxant is a privately held company which was founded in 2004.

In April 2006, Voxant launched its new media network, syndicating fully licensed news and information content to Web publishers and bloggers. Today over 35,000 Web publishers and bloggers are members of the network. Content distributed by Voxant includes news clips, stories, and images from about 250 sources including The New York Times
The New York Times
The New York Times is an American daily newspaper founded and continuously published in New York City since 1851. The New York Times has won 106 Pulitzer Prizes, the most of any news organization...

, The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal is an American English-language international daily newspaper. It is published in New York City by Dow Jones & Company, a division of News Corporation, along with the Asian and European editions of the Journal....

, CBS News
CBS News
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio network CBS. The current chairman is Jeff Fager who is also the executive producer of 60 Minutes, while the current president of CBS News is David Rhodes. CBS News' flagship program is the CBS Evening News, hosted by the network's main...

, MTV News
MTV News
MTV News is the news division of MTV, one of the first and most popular music television network in the U.S., as well as some of MTV's related channels around the world. MTV News began in the late 1980s with the program The Week In Rock, hosted by Kurt Loder, the first official MTV News correspondent...

, Reuters
Reuters
Reuters is a news agency headquartered in New York City. Until 2008 the Reuters news agency formed part of a British independent company, Reuters Group plc, which was also a provider of financial market data...

, The Associated Press, Agence France Presse and New York Financial Press
New York Financial Press
New York Financial Press is a media company founded by Pierre Alexandre and based on Wall Street.- Overview :New York Financial Press was founded in August 2005 by Pierre Alexandre, a former Wall Street correspondent for LCI...

.

Leadership


In January 2008, Internet industry veteran, Marcien Jenckes
Marcien Jenckes
Maricen Jenckes is the senior vice president and general manager of video and entertainment services for Comcast.-Past positions:Previously he was the president of the Media and Content divisions of Grab Networks and before that he was the Chief Executive Officer for Voxant, Inc, a privately held...

 was appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Investors


Voxant's investors include Court Square Ventures, Longworth Venture Partners, and Softbank Capital
Softbank Capital
SoftBank Capital is a venture capital group in the United States, focusing on technology and telecom early stage businesses. The firm is established and led by four partners: Ron Fisher, Eric Hippeau, Steve Murray, and Michael Perlis...

.

Content Providers


Listed bellow are some of the companies whose content is available via Voxant:
  • Pakistan Press International
    Pakistan Press International
    Pakistan Press International is a news agency founded in June 1956 as Pakistan Press Association . The name was changed in 1968. It was first started by Mr. Muzzam Ali, the Chief Editor of Associated Press of Pakistan . The agency objective was to provide competition to APP's monopoly. It began...

  • UPI
  • Business Wire
    Business Wire
    Business Wire is a company that disseminates full-text news releases from thousands of companies and organizations worldwide to news media, financial markets, disclosure systems, investors, information web sites, databases and other audiences. The company distributes news via its own patented...

  • Investors Business Daily
  • Medialink
    Medialink
    Medialink is a media representation company based in Ireland.Medialink was created in 1989, the company has worked with some Republic of Ireland and United Kingdom newspaper and magazine publishers...

  • Vibe
  • Reuters
    Reuters
    Reuters is a news agency headquartered in New York City. Until 2008 the Reuters news agency formed part of a British independent company, Reuters Group plc, which was also a provider of financial market data...

  • Agence France-Presse
    Agence France-Presse
    Agence France-Presse is a French news agency, the oldest one in the world, and one of the three largest with Associated Press and Reuters. It is also the largest French news agency. Currently, its CEO is Emmanuel Hoog and its news director Philippe Massonnet...

  • PR Newswire
    PR Newswire
    PR Newswire started out in 1954 as a vendor hired by companies and agencies to send out text press releases to the media. Today, PR Newswire is hired by corporations, public relations firms and non-governmental organizations to deliver news and multimedia content...

  • How Stuff Works
  • The Sports Network
    The Sports Network
    The Sports Network, commonly abbreviated as TSN, is a Canadian English language Category C specialty channel and is Canada's leading English language sports TV channel. TSN premiered in 1984, in the first group of Canadian specialty cable channels...

  • El Universal
  • The Hindu Business Line
  • Xinhua News Agency
    Xinhua News Agency
    The Xinhua News Agency is the official press agency of the government of the People's Republic of China and the biggest center for collecting information and press conferences in the PRC. It is the largest news agency in the PRC, ahead of the China News Service...

  • NHL
  • WCBS-TV
    WCBS-TV
    WCBS-TV, channel 2, is the flagship station of the CBS television network, located in New York City. The station's studios are located within the CBS Broadcast Center and its transmitter is atop the Empire State Building, both in Midtown Manhattan....

     New York
  • WBBM-TV
    WBBM-TV
    WBBM-TV, virtual channel 2 , is the CBS owned-and-operated television station in Chicago, Illinois. WBBM-TV's main studios and offices are located in The Loop section of Chicago, as part of the development at Block 37, and its transmitter is atop the Willis Tower.-History:WBBM-TV traces its history...

     Chicago
  • KYW-TV
    KYW-TV
    KYW-TV, virtual channel 3, is an owned and operated television station of the CBS Television Network, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. KYW-TV shares a studio facility with its sister station, CW flagship WPSG just north of Center City Philadelphia...

     Philadelphia
  • KPIX San Francisco
  • KTVT
    KTVT
    KTVT, virtual channel 11, is a CBS owned-and-operated television station licensed to Fort Worth, Texas, and serving the Dallas-Fort Worth designated market area. The station is co-owned with independent station KTXA , and the two stations share facilities in Dallas and Fort Worth...

     Dallas
  • WCCO-TV
    WCCO-TV
    WCCO-TV, is the CBS owned and operated television station that serves the Minneapolis-St. Paul area of Minnesota. Its transmitter is at the Telefarm complex in Shoreview, Minnesota.- History :...

     Minneapolis
  • WFOR-TV
    WFOR-TV
    WFOR-TV, virtual channel 4.1 , is the CBS owned-and-operated station in Miami, Florida. WFOR shares its TV studio facilities with sister station WBFS-TV in Doral, near Miami International Airport, and its transmitter is located in Miramar.WFOR-TV also previously had two translator stations in the...

     Miami
  • KCNC Denver
  • KDKA-TV
    KDKA-TV
    KDKA-TV, channel 2, is an owned and operated television station of the CBS Television Network, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. KDKA-TV broadcasts from a transmitter located in the Perry North neighborhood of Pittsburgh, and its studios are located in downtown Pittsburgh at Gateway Center....

     Pittsburgh
  • WJZ-TV
    WJZ-TV
    WJZ-TV, channel 13, is an owned and operated television station of the CBS Television Network, located in Baltimore, Maryland. WJZ-TV's studios and offices are located on Television Hill in the Woodberry section of Baltimore, adjacent to the transmission tower it shares with four other Baltimore...

     Baltimore
  • Wall Street Journal
  • CBS News
    CBS News
    CBS News is the news division of American television and radio network CBS. The current chairman is Jeff Fager who is also the executive producer of 60 Minutes, while the current president of CBS News is David Rhodes. CBS News' flagship program is the CBS Evening News, hosted by the network's main...

  • MTV News
    MTV News
    MTV News is the news division of MTV, one of the first and most popular music television network in the U.S., as well as some of MTV's related channels around the world. MTV News began in the late 1980s with the program The Week In Rock, hosted by Kurt Loder, the first official MTV News correspondent...

  • Digital Trends
    Digital Trends
    DigitalTrends.com is a high-tech lifestyle, technology news and information website created by Ian Bell and Dan Gaul in June 2001. It publishes news, reviews, guides, how-to articles, descriptive videos and podcasts on technology and consumer electronics products...

  • UPI Pictures
  • D S Simon Productions (Vlog Views)
  • Whatsnewhollywood.tv
  • Ford Models
    Ford Models
    The Ford Modeling Agency, or as it is known today Ford Models, is a modeling agency in New York City. It was established in 1946 by Eileen and the late Gerard W. Ford.-Company:...

     Inc.
  • BBC
    BBC
    The British Broadcasting Corporation is a British public service broadcaster. Its headquarters is at Broadcasting House in the City of Westminster, London. It is the largest broadcaster in the world, with about 23,000 staff...

  • hockeybuzz.com
  • Getty Images
    Getty Images
    Getty Images, Inc. is a stock photo agency, based in Seattle, Washington, USA. It is a supplier of stock images for business and consumers with an archive of 80 million still images and illustrations and more than 50,000 hours of stock film footage...

  • TV Guide
    TV Guide
    TV Guide is a weekly American magazine with listings of TV shows.In addition to TV listings, the publication features television-related news, celebrity interviews, gossip and film reviews and crossword puzzles...

  • Kiplinger
    Kiplinger
    Kiplinger is a Washington, D.C.-based publisher of business forecasts and personal finance advice, available in print, online, audio, video and software products ....

  • Council of Foreign Relations
  • Rokovoko
    Rokovoko
    Rokovoko or Kokovoko is the fictional island home of the character Queequeg, as described in Herman Melville's 1851 novel Moby-Dick.Rokovoko is said to be "an island far away to the West and South" from New England. "It is not down in any map; true places never are," Melville writes. It was ruled...

  • Indy Racing League
  • California Newswire
  • http://imperialvalleynews.com
  • http://ivpost.com
  • http://legaleaglereview.com
  • http://rivernewsnow.com
  • http://yumanewsnow.com
  • http://sportsnewssouthwest.com
  • http://farmcompliance.com
  • Mayo Clinic
    Mayo Clinic
    Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical practice and medical research group specializing in treating difficult patients . Patients are referred to Mayo Clinic from across the U.S. and the world, and it is known for innovative and effective treatments. Mayo Clinic is known for being at the top of...

  • NewsMax
  • US News and World Report
  • www.cbs47.tv
  • Expanded Books
    Expanded Books
    The Expanded Books Project was an undertaking at The Voyager Company during 1991, that investigated ideas on how a book could be presented on a computer screen in a way that would be both familiar and useful to regular book readers...

  • Anime News Network
    Anime News Network
    Anime News Network is an anime industry news website that reports on the status of anime, manga, Japanese popular music and other otaku-related culture within North America, Australia and Japan. Additionally, it sometimes features similar happenings throughout the Anglosphere and elsewhere in the...

  • Fox 30 Online (Jacksonville)
  • Fox 23 (Albany)
  • ABC 24 (CW Memphis)
  • Fox 16 (CW Arkansas)
  • NBA
  • www.woai.com
  • www.nbc15online.com
  • About.com
    About.com
    About.com is an online source for original information and advice. It is written in English, and is aimed primarily at North Americans. It is owned by The New York Times Company....

  • New York Times
  • Reed Business Information
    Reed Business Information
    Reed Business Information is a large business publisher in the United States, United Kingdom, continental Europe, Australia and Asia, often referred to as RBI...

  • Boca Raton News
    Boca Raton News
    The Boca Raton News, owned by the South Florida Media Company, was the local community newspaper of Boca Raton, Florida. The paper began publication December 2, 1955, with a startup circulation of 1200, published by Robert and Lora Britt, and edited by Margert Olsson...


External links

  • Voxant: Giving Riches to the Niches Next Great Thing discusses Daryn Kagan
    Daryn Kagan
    Daryn A. Kagan is creator and host of the award-winning , a media company specializing in inspirational and motivational news content...

    's relationship with Voxant
  • Voxant is up for an award Voxant is nominated for a Codie
  • Kang, Stephanie. "A Wider Web to Find Their Niche", The Wall Street Journal
    The Wall Street Journal
    The Wall Street Journal is an American English-language international daily newspaper. It is published in New York City by Dow Jones & Company, a division of News Corporation, along with the Asian and European editions of the Journal....

    , Oct. 30, 2007.