Our Mission & Vision Digilava, Inc. (OTCO: DGLV) provides enabling technologies in video management and delivery to give its customers the ability to deliver fully trackable high-impact video enhanced rich media to any device, anywhere, anytime.
Who we are DGLV is a Direct Response Marketing Application Service Provider (ASP) providing enabling technology to our customers specializing in permission-based online direct response marketing and communications. We enable our customers to effectively deliver and track video enhanced rich media promotions, newsletters, PR and IR releases, and distance learning giving our customers the ability to track each user’s response including purchases, pass-along and new customer acquisition. We offer our customers application software for editing and processing complex video sequences and automatically processing and delivering this video content directly to their online account. Video content is controlled and managed by our proprietary Digital Media Management System (DMMS), which includes Digital Rights Management (DRM) and Digital Asset Management (DAM). We offer a complete suite of online tools to allow our customers to setup and deliver fully trackable online campaigns via e-mail or on our customer’s web site, or a combination of both. Our customers are given a complete suite of online tools for creating an online campaign including management of multiple streams of video content, combined rich media such as flash and java, as well as “click tracking”, customer acquisition programs and second level customer acquisition including genealogy tracking. Online real-time reporting is also available for aggregated statistical analysis with the option to drill down on data to the individual experience.
Our customers & strategic partners We are strongly focused in developing a two-tier channel partners with marketing and corporate customers such as Microsoft, Ford Motor Company, EMC, SBI, 4Momentum Marketing, Young & Company, IBS, Akamai, and more.
Products & Services we offer Press & Investor Releases- The Digital Media Works Trackable Press Release (TPR) allows you to manage thousands of electronic press releases and investor releases across multiple customers with independent tracking of each recipient. With TPR, you’ll know when a press release or an investor release has been received, opened, which pages were viewed, which links were “clicked”, and if any photos or videos were viewed or downloaded. All reports our available online via any standard web browser. Reporting is available on an aggregate or detailed basis. Detailed reports can be sorted by time of viewing, number of pages viewed, links clicked or other metrics, down to the individual viewer. The TPR allows you to monitor who saw the release and the level of interest, allowing you to react before the release has gone to print. You can easily upload the release and prepare it for tracking. Once uploaded, your list remains completely secure and is available only to users you authorize. We can also track forwarded copies of the newsletter and process opt-in requests from recipients not on your original list to help you grow your list and increase its value. You can schedule the job and spool to the complete group or any subset. Responses can be analyzed on a statistical (aggregated) or a detailed (individual recipients) basis. Video Newsletter- The Digital Media Works Rich-Media Internet Newsletter (RIN) allows you to disseminate your message utilizing the power of rich media (graphics, animation and video) and to track the viewing habits of your users to determine their needs and interests. DGLV’s extensive viewer tracking program can tell you which pages are viewed, which links clicked and videos viewed. If you’re subsidizing the cost of your newsletter with sponsorships, you can increase your revenue by providing sponsors with the ability to deliver demographically targeted advertisements to individual users. Promotional Video- With the Digital Media Works Direct Response Promotional Video, you can combine graphics, animation and video to create a high impact presentation that will grab the attention of your readers. You can develop your own content using our online web-based postcard designer or you can utilize DGLV’s in-house production staff of editors, programmers and graphics artists to handle all of your production needs. Digital Media Management System (DMMS)- For those companies that do not have the ability to maintain their own in-house Digital Media Management System, Digital Media Works offers all of the capabilities of the standalone product as an Internet-based Digital Media Management System (DMMS). This system allows customers to specify, which includes Digital Rights Management (DRM) and Digital Asset Management (DAM). The service, while based upon the fundamental core technology, has been customized to address the special needs of each of the individual market segments that we serve. Distance Learning- An increasing dispersed workforce has fueled the demand for on-demand training delivered to the student, wherever the student may be. The incorporation of rich media delivered via broadband networks has enabled distance learning to achieve it’s full potential. Digital Media Works provides companies implementing distance learning with the tools and infrastructure necessary to effectively develop, manage and distribute educational content along with ability to track the responses of the students and measure the effectiveness of the curricula. Commercial & Entertainment- As broadband Internet access has become universally available, the market for the delivery of commercial video content via the Internet has grown into a significant market. We offer our customers application software for editing and processing complex video sequences and automatically processing and delivering this video content directly to their online account. Video content is controlled and managed by our proprietary Digital Media Management System (DMMS), which includes Digital Rights Management (DRM) and Digital Asset Management (DAM). We offer a complete suite of online tools to allow our customers to setup and deliver a fully trackable online campaign via e-mail or on our customer’s web site or a combination of both. Our customers are giving a complete suite of online tools for creating an online campaign including management of multiple streams of video content, combined rich media such as flash and java, a well as “click tracking”, customer acquisition programs and second lever customer acquisition including genealogy tracking. Online real-time reporting is available with multiple reports for aggregated statistical analysis with the option to drill down on specific data to the individual level.
Market Streaming Media “By the end of calendar 2004, there will be over 48 million US households paying for access to a Multimedia Broadband Service. This penetration rate of 42.7 percent of all US TV households rivals penetration of personal computers and cellular phones.” Cahners-In-Stat Group
Streaming Media users represent 43% of all Web users and spend 80% more time online than non-"streamies". Arbitron/Edison Media, Feb 2000
By 2005, 92% of online consumers will communicate via personal rich media. Forrester Research, 1999 Online Advertising Online advertising spending will surge from $5.25 billion this year to $45.5 billion by 2005, and U.S. advertisers will spend more to tout their products and services on the Internet than they do on television. The Meyers Group, March 2000 E-Mail “Total e-mail marketing spending in the US was $898 million in 1999, including $97 million spent on e-mail ads. By year-end 2003, US businesses will spend $4.6 billion overall for e-mail marketing, including $2.0 billion in e-mail advertising expenditures, accounting for 15% of the overall advertising dollars.” There were 78 million active e-mail users, aged 13 and older, in the US at the end of 1999, accounting for 35% of the total US population of adults and teens (13+). By year-end 2002, there will be 135 million e-mail users, representing 59% of the overall US population of adults and teens. The average American receives 13.8 e-mail messages per day, and 96.6 messages per week. Thanks to the automated commercial messages sent by a growing number of businesses, the average user receives twice as many e-mail messages as he or she sends out. Jupiter Communications, 1999 The report finds that 61% of medium to large-sized companies in the U.S. are currently implementing e-mail marketing into their business strategies to market towards prospects and/or customers. Among direct marketers, 62% presently have e-mail marketing capability, and an additional 23% said they are considering implementing e-mail marketing by year-end 2000. Internet It took radio broadcasters 38 years to reach an audience of 50 million; television 13 years and the Internet just four. Cellular/ WAP Strategy Analystics, Inc. predicts that 80 percent of all phones shipped in 2001 will be equipped with a WAP browser, accelerating to 95% by 2003. Phone.com has announced deployments or trials with over 60 wireless network operators worldwide, and Phone.com's UP.Browser resides in over 100 unique phone models. The worldwide smart handheld device shipments will grow from 7.4 million in 1999 to 45 million in 2004. IDC Report 2000 The worldwide smart handheld device shipments will grow from 7.4 million in 1999 to 45 million in 2004. Bank of America Securities LLC, December 1999 1.4 billions subscribers will access the Internet wirelessly by 2004. Cahners In-Stat Group
Management We have a talented management team with expertise in technology, marketing and development of startup companies.
Dr. Dicken Yung, Chairman- HK Government, Special Olympics International, Univ. Of Oregon, Summatec CC Mr. Michael Corrigan, Director- Kennerson Schwartz Semerdjian & Halie, LLP Dr. Gil Amelio, Advisory Director- Apple Computer, Rockwell International Mr. Peter Loeb- Delta Fund Mangt., NASD Mr. Dick Obrien- AAAA, Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide Dr. Glen Goglia, Chairman of the Ad. Board- Cisco Systems, Kawasaki Industries (Japan), Summatec CC Mr. Baldwin Yung, CEO- Price Waterhouse Coopers, LLP, PKF Worldwide, CPAs, Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide. Mr. Larry Hartman, Advisory Director Mrs. May Lau, Advisory Director Mr. Gary Bonham, VP/Software Development- Oxxi, Amiga Computers, Newtek
Use of proceeds We will use proceeds of the Equity Placement to finance the expansion of its business in the U.S. and Asia, and for upgrading its existing products for mobile applications. The balance of the placement proceeds will be for general operating costs, including sales and marketing and research and development expenditures.
Our investors We have gone through three rounds of financings. Our investors include angel investors and a group of friendly venture capitalists and institutions.
Competition & Strategy We will face competition in various areas of video delivery with Companies focused on Internet based delivery over portable devices. We believe that our focus on the management and delivery of video information including quality of service and statistical information gathering on an individual basis will provide it with significant market advantages. As well, we are focusing on developing many Channel Partners for the production of video promotions and distribution of our services. These Channel Partners include Internet portals, communities and ISPs, marketing, ad agencies and PR firms. Through long-term relationships with our Channel Partners, we will be the market leader in video based business promotions, distance learning and training with tremendous revenue potential. Financials 1998 Rev. US$ 20K; 1999 Rev. US$ 250K; 2000 Rev. US$ 2.1M; 2001 Rev $108K; 2002 $ 200K; 2003 $170K, 2004 $3.5M (Pro-forma).
Exit Strategy Given its technological, logistical and relationship advantages, we are actively planning for potential merger and acquisitions.
DigiLava Launches Hostelling International USA Golden Gate Council Websites Wednesday August 18, 1:54 pm ET DigiLava Provides Interactive Website, Intra-Web Search Engine, Interest Guide Area, Plus Innovative Online Features
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Golden Gate Council of Hostelling International-USA announced today that it has successfully deployed software and developments provided by DigiLava, Inc. (Other OTC GLV.PK - News) to restructure and launch highly interactive, profitable and content-rich websites (http://www.norcalhostels.org), among other online enhancements. The online technology provided by DigiLava, a recognized pioneer in Application Service Provider of rich-media direct response marketing for businesses and enterprises, was used to rebrand the Hostelling International-USA Golden Gate Council (including three San Francisco gateway hostels and seven regional hostels: http://www.sfhostel.org,http://www.sfcitycenterhostel.org,http://www.sfdowntownhostel.org). ADVERTISEMENT
DigiLava's Internet solutions will be used to manage the HI-USA Golden Gate Council Newsletter and related public relation programs, including events and fundraising endeavors year-round. Technology developed by DigiLava will offer the internationally-recognized nonprofit organization more effective functionality and capabilities for worldwide registrations, guest tracking and event marketing. The HI-USA Golden Gate Council and DigiLava agreement also includes data-mining and database conversion and management.
``The Golden Gate Council of Hostelling International-USA is very pleased with our new website developed by DigiLava, which provides personalized content for our many online visitors and tools for our staff to easily update specials,'' said Barbara Wein, Director of Golden Gate Council HI-USA. ``DigiLava successfully met the challenges of launching the site, including our renaming of the organization during the build and the adoption of a new logo. We are thankful to the DigiLava professionals for completing the project quickly, thus ensuring our rebranding success and our efforts in 'helping all, especially the young, gain a greater understanding of the world and its people through hostelling'''.
``DigiLava has been providing Internet strategy and infrastructure to the Golden Gate Council of Hostelling International-USA for two years, and we look forward to many more years working together to help this important organization fulfill its mission,'' said Baldwin Yung, CEO of DigiLava. ``We believe that leveraging the power of the Internet, from robust websites with personalized content to targeted permission-based email campaigns, will be a key to success for nonprofits in the 21st century.''
About Golden Gate Council of Hostelling International-USA
The Golden Gate Council of Hostelling International-USA, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing budget accommodations and promoting experiential education through ecologically and culturally sensitive travel. Since its establishment in 1958, the Golden Gate Council has grown to become one of the leading networks of hostels and related travel and educational programming in the nation. Annually, the Golden Gate Council's nine hostels in some of the most spectacular locations in Northern California serve nearly 200,000 guests from around the world. Additional information about Golden Gate Council at http://www.norcalhostels.org.
About DigiLava, Inc.
Founded in 1998, DigiLava, Inc. is a leading San Francisco-based Application Service Provider (ASP) of permission-based digital direct response marketing and communications that offers empowering technology to direct marketers, web publishers and advertisers. The Company's core products and services enable clients to optimize their marketing and advertising campaigns by effectively delivering and tracking online video enhanced rich-media promotions, newsletters, PR & IR releases, and distance learning, including purchases, pass-along and new customer acquisition.
In addition to historical information, this press release contains forward-looking statements (including, without limitation, express or implied statements regarding the adoption of website technology and Internet fundraising software by certain nonprofit organizations) that involve risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements represent our estimates and assumptions only as of the date hereof. These statements reflect our current views with respect to future events and are based on assumptions and subject to risks and uncertainties. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation: our limited operating history; our history of losses; our dependence on increased acceptance by nonprofit organizations of online fundraising; lengthy sales cycles for major customers; our need to manage growth; risks associated with accounting for and processing large amounts of donations; the rapidly changing technologies and market demands; and other risks identified in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Given these uncertainties, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.
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