Roku

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  • Corporate name: Roku
  • Founded: 10/2002
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Roku is a consumer electronics firm which specializes in home digital media products. They’re best known for creating the first set-top streaming box for Netflix.

Long Description:

Roku is a consumer electronics firm which specializes in home digital media products. They’re best known for creating the first set-top streaming box for Netflix.

The company was founded by ReplayTV founder Anthony Wood. “Roku” means “six” in Japanese, a reference to the six companies Wood has launched.

 
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  • State: California
  • Country: United States
  • City: Saratoga
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Fundings
Funding Total: $45,000,000
Round Date Amount Pre Amount Post Amount
Series E 07/27/2012 $45,000,000
Investors: British Sky Broadcasting, Globespan Capital, Menlo Ventures, News Corporation Funding: Roku Raises $45 M of Series E Funding
 
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