Entrepreneurs Offer Entertainment Events on Demand
(Black Enterprise) — Can’t make it to Miami for Fashion Week Swim? Don’t have enough dough to hit L.A. for NBA All-Star Weekend? No sweat! AliveLook.com, a multimedia company specializing in live and on-demand video content, is there–literally–to bring it to you. Founded in 2007 by one-time graphic artist Duane Davis and his two partners, the pay-per-view-style live-streaming web site–built on $35,000 in investments–gives Internet users from Boston to Bangkok a front-row peek at some of sports and entertainment’s hottest shows and events, live, via their home or office computer or cell phone. Over the past year, the fledgling DC-based web integration company has raised its profile covering highly sought-after events like the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami Beach, Big Tigger’s 2010 Celebrity Classic in D.C. and John Singleton’s NBA All Star Weekend party in L.A., among others. The owners say it’s their dedication to detail and willingness to go the extra mile that sets them apart from competitors.