Please excuse us while we revamp our site.
A message from our founder…
In 2014, Zagga Entertainment made its public debut and asked you to contribute to a crowdfunding campaign to bring about our service to present described video on a fully accessible VOD service. We didn’t hit our crowdfunding goal of $50,000, but we did get the attention of others who were able to top us up and help us begin our software development.
In December of 2014, we made a video showing the alpha version of our iPad application which works well enough to browse, search, select and play content reliably and securely. This is a huge step forward for us, as we didn’t have this a year ago and we now have something we can show to people to get them excited about the Zagga service.
We have also been spending the last year speaking to a number of film studios and content distributors about licensing content to Zagga Entertainment. These talks have gone extraordinarily well and we’re very pleased that two major Hollywood distributors understand what it is we’re doing and are standing by ready to license great film and TV content to us. We have several other studios and independent distributors ready to go and we’re very excited to get their described content into our database and up on our service.
The fact of the matter is, we are not launched yet. Our customers expected described video-on-demand long before Zagga came onto the scene and are feeling disappointed that our service has been slow in coming.
As the founder of the company, no one feels this frustration more than I.
Writing software and getting content deals are the first steps in establishing a service and company like ours, but we have also been doing quite a number of things behind the scenes to appease investors and make sure the business and legal sides of our venture are in order. These things take time and require great care and due diligence on our part. It would be irresponsible of us not to do these things and we’d be doing a great disservice to our customers by putting these important items off or ignoring them altogether.
We also believe we have a responsibility to launch a service that is fully accessible, bug-free and robust. We’re well on our way with this. our desire is to get it right so we don’t have to apologize for shipping something that is 80% finished and “good enough for now”.
We are making slow and steady progress. We ask for your forgiveness and for your patience. We’d like to deliver a described VOD service we can be proud of and we’re glad you’ve taken the bold step of signing up for the service early. This is telling our investors that we all need this service now. You can still sign up by visiting the Register page.
Please continue to send your content suggestions, questions and comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kevin Shaw – President & CEO of Zagga Entertainment Ltd.