Tech Startup Surf Partners with CHIVE TV to Feature Viral Video Streaming Channel on Rideshare Entertainment Platform
Beginning today, rideshare passengers can stream CHIVE TV's family-friendly and comedic viral videos on Surf rideshare entertainment tablets in Phoenix and Los Angeles. CHIVE TV will join Surf's media distribution platform that curates top content creators with billions of views worldwide, including Rhett and Link's Good Mythical Morning, Complexly, Laugh Factory, Vat19, Yes Theory and many more.
"We are thrilled to announce this key partnership between Surf and CHIVE TV," said Eli Chmouni, Surf founder and CEO. "This partnership will allow us to pair Surf's media distribution platform with The Chive's household brand to bring quality entertainment to rideshare passengers across the country."
Added Leo Resig, co-founder and CEO of Chive Media Group: "As an avid ride-sharing customer, I've always felt there was a huge opportunity for entertaining captive passengers from point A to B. When Surf approached us to exhibit CHIVE TV on screens within ride-sharing vehicles, it was a no-brainer for our content and brand."
A property of Chive Media Group, CHIVE TV is a free streaming entertainment channel that plays content through Roku or Apple TV. CHIVE TV is streamed in over 3,300 bars on 27,000 screens across the country, with 40 million monthly digital out-of-home media impressions.
Surf is a media distribution platform that places interactive tablets in rideshare vehicles for the entertainment of passengers and the promotion of businesses and brands. In addition to high-quality, curated content, entertaining videos, movie trailers, music and games, Surf tablets connect passengers to the best local businesses in their area. For more information, visit ridewithsurf.com.
About Chive Media Group
Chive Media Group is a multiplatform digital media and DOOH company whose flagship brands include theCHIVE and CHIVE TV. Home to the world's funniest photo galleries and most engaging viral videos, theCHIVE's properties reach more than 50 million people each month. CHIVE TV's owned-and-operated OTT channel brings humorous, audioless video content to more than 27,000 screens in 3,300 restaurants, bars and other retail establishments. CTV's content exhibition partners extend that presence to an aggregate reach of 26,000 locations, 410,000 screens and over 230M people in the U.S. For more information, visit www.chivemediagroup.com.