HOLMDEL, N.J., Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Vydia, a NJ-based video technology company, has announced that it has completed a Seed round of funding that consisted of $1.15M new money raised, in addition to $765k previously acquired from convertible debt. The round was lead by Connected VC with participation from Newark Venture Partners, Pasadena Angel Group and other strategic individual investors. As a result of this round, Joe Sparacio, former Financial Executive at IMAX, and Jay Bhatti, Co-Founder of spock.com, will join the board of directors. The investment will include the expansion of a Newark office and support the on-boarding of many key team members as Vydia continues to scale to meet global demand. The funds will also help accelerate dynamic product development and stimulate new marketing efforts.