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Roku  (Stock symbol: ROKU )

1155 Coleman Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112
USA
408-556-9040
Website Company Summary Management Team
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Alan Henricks (Pure Digital Technologies Former CFO) Shawn T Carolan (Menlo Ventures Managing Director) Mai Fyfield (Sky Group Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Commercial Officer) Ray Rothrock (RedSeal CEO) Daniel V Leff (Globespan Capital Partners Venture Partner) Jeff Hastings (BrightSign) Ravi Ahuja (FOX Networks Group)
Advisory board: David Krall (Roku Former Acting Pres/COO)
Former outside board: Jack R Lazar (Atheros Communications CFO) Robert Kyncl (YouTube Director of TV & Film Entertainment) Jon Miller (News Corporation)
Company

Business description: Roku, Inc., is a privately held company located in Saratoga, Calif., and founded in 2002 by Anthony Wood, the inventor of the digital video recorder (DVR). The market leader in streaming entertainment devices for the TV with millions of units sold, Roku has always believed that anything you want to watch, listen to, and enjoy should simply be there on your TV, whenever you want it. Roku streaming players are renowned for their simplicity, variety of entertainment choices, and exceptional value. Meet Roku—the original, best-selling streaming player. With Roku, it’s a snap to enjoy the best movies and TV shows, live sports, music, games and more—all instantly on your TV, whenever you want it. Roku connects easily to your TV and wireless (Wi-Fi) network at home. Be up and streaming in minutes. With the simple remote, you choose what you want to watch, and it starts instantly. It's even more convenient than watching a DVD. Access your existing subscriptions like Netflix. Enjoy tons of free movies, shows, and music. Or browse the latest blockbusters available on demand. Roku brings you endless entertainment choices, and we’re adding more all the time. So you'll always find something new to watch, hear and enjoy.
Partners include: Netflix ;  Magna ;  M-GO ;  Tatung Companies
Capital

Rounds: 10
Capital raised: 210.6M
Last Round: 45.5M
Ownership: Public   Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: ROKU
VCs include: Menlo Ventures Fidelity;  British Sky Broadcasting;  Globespan Capital Partners;  News Corp.
Angels/other VCs: Robert Kyncl (YouTube)
Corporate investors: NetflixHearst Corporation

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Overview
Record updated: May 2021
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 2002
Headcount: 2001-3000 as of May 2021
Rounds: 10
Capital Raised: 210.6M
Last Round: 45.5M
Ownership: Public   Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: ROKU