The innovative Ruptly Live platform enables publishers to license and instantly stream multiple live events direct to social media in just three clicks. The platform supports live streaming of up to 9 simultaneous events at once, as well as 360-degree videos.

Dmitry Keshishev, Chief Digital Officer at Ruptly, commented: “This award is recognition of our commitment to pushing boundaries for publishers, enabling high quality, direct and instant access to global events. We will continue to innovate as we seek to open up global news events to publishers whether individual bloggers or major broadcasters.”

Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards, said: “We are delighted that the German Stevie Awards are once again awarding outstanding and, above all, innovative winners. We look forward to celebrating the winners and presenting them their awards at the awards ceremony in Munich on May 3rd. We extend our most heartfelt congratulations to all of this year’s Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners.”

Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners were selected by about 50 executives who participated in the judging process.  The winner of the Grand Stevie Awards will now be determined from among all winners. The Grand Stevie winner will be announced at the 3 May ceremony in Munich.