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Firework

234 7th Ave, 2nd floor
San Mateo, CA 94401
USA
Website Company Summary Management Team
Management

CEO: Vincent Yang (6/30/2018)
President/COO/Operations: Jason Holland (01/31/2022) ; Jerry Luk (1/31/2017)
Finance: Bobby Davidorf
Technology: Shivkumar Krishnan (05/10/2022) ; Rick Zhuang (07/31/2020)
Sales/Marketing: Suzanne Strasser ; Eva Wang
Former Employees: Alberto Alban
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Linda Yu (SoftBank Vision Fund Partner)
Company

Business description: Firework is the world's leading immersive digital transformation and engagement platform with shoppable video, live streaming commerce, and monetization capabilities. Powering over 600 direct-to-consumer brands, retailers, and media publishers worldwide, Firework brings TikTok-like interactive video experiences to your own websites and app. We enable customers to create and host native, shoppable video content for engaging product discovery, seamless shopping experiences, and a deeper emotional connection with consumers.Firework is the world’s fastest growing short-video platform for publishers and businesses on the open web. It is one of the fastest growing interactive video platforms on mobile. Firework is the future of short-video. Without the single-app confinement, Firework empowers you to explore endless creativity with immersive and interactive videos that are tailored to your unique preferences available across the open web. Firework Network enhances platforms with highly curated premium short videos to elevate audience experience.
Customers include: Albertsons;  Omnicom Media Group ;  The Fresh Market
Capital

Rounds: 8
Recent Fundings: May 2022   Nov 2021
Capital raised: 269.30M
Last Round: 150.0M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: Lightspeed Venture Partners SoftBank CapitalGSR Ventures ;  existing investor;  SoftBank Investment Advisers;  IDG Capital
Corporate investors: Sumitomo ;  Asahi Amex Ventures

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Overview
Record updated: May 2022
Sector: Digital Media & Entertainment
Year Founded: 2017
Headcount: 301-400 as of May 2022
Rounds: 8
Recent Fundings: May 2022   Nov 2021
Capital Raised: 269.30M
Last Round: 150.0M
Ownership: Private