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FreeWheel  Acquired by Comcast (2014 $ 360,000,000 )

301 Howard Street
San Fancisco, CA 94401
Website Company Summary Management Team

President/COO/Operations: Alex Ng (9/30/2007)
Finance: Claudia Klossner (11/30/2011)
Technology: Di Wang (7/31/2007); JiuQing Deng; Kevin Liu
Customer Service: Frans Vermeulen

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Roger Lee (Battery Ventures General Partner) Ashmeet Sidana (Foundation Capital General Partner)

Business description: FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, empowers all segments of The New TV Ecosystem. We are structured to provide the full breadth of solutions the advertising industry needs to achieve their goals. We power the technology, data enablement, and convergent marketplaces required to ensure buyers and sellers can transact across all screens, across all data types, and all sales channels, in order to ensure the ultimate goal – results for marketers. We partner with publishers and distributors to grow their businesses via differentiated solutions designed to break down the silos of television and digital video and generate demand. In tandem, we provide the solutions for brands and agencies to reach their audiences in unprecedented ways. The company has offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, London, Paris, & Beijing.
Customers include: Blip.tvCBS Television DistributionDiscovery CommunicationsRevision3Sling MediaTurner Broadcasting SystemsWarner Music Group;  5minLife Vidopedia;  Diagonal View;  Discovery Networks International;;  nextnewnetworks;  playon! sports;  VEVO;
Partners include: Adap.tvAdvertising.comAOLAudible MagicBayTSPBlip.tvBoxeeBrightcoveBrightRollCisco SystemsDivXeMotionEpisodicExtend MediaEyeblasterMove NetworksMySpaceOoyalaPointRollRokuSay MediaScanScoutSling MediaSpotXchangeValueClickVeohVobileVudu;  Alloy Media;  axel springer;  FreeStream Media;  Google AdSense;  Grab Networks;  Microsoft Atlas;  MSN;  SmartClip

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Oct 2012   Apr 2010
Capital raised: 47.6M
Last Round: 8.3M
Ownership: Acquired by Comcast (2014 $ 360,000,000 )
Corporate investors: Turner Broadcasting System

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Record updated: Feb 2021
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2007
Headcount: 1001-1250 as of Feb 2021
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Oct 2012   Apr 2010
Capital Raised: 47.6M
Last Round: 8.3M
Ownership: Acquired by Comcast (2014 $ 360,000,000 )