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Ecast

49 Geary Street, Mezzanine
San Francisco, CA 94108
USA
(415)-277-3500
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Team

Management: John Taylor (President/CEO) Lisa Tiver (SVP Business Affairs) Bob Cooney (VP Manufacturing Business Development) Michael Miner (VP Business Development) Scott Walker (VP Network Operations) Ron Nitafan (VP Finance) Dennis McMahon (VP Technology);  Charles Pontious (VP Engineering & Information Systems) Darren Clark (Chief Architect) Christopher Goumas (SVP Marketing & Media Solutions) Jim Pothier (Director of Advertising Sales) Rachel Alegria (Director of Human Resources)
Outside board: Simon James (Escalate Capital Partners CFO/COO)Jason Mendelson (Mobius Venture Capital Managing Director) Robert C Hawk (Hawk Communications President)James M P Feuille (Crosslink Capital Partner)
Advisory board: David Wadhwani (Adobe Systems VP Product Development) Marlin Gilbert (Google VP Advertising Sales) Katie Ford (Starcom EVP) Ryan Laul (Posterscope Division VP)Brian Terkelsen (MediaVest Division SVP Marketing)Julie Shumaker (Double Fusion) Dan Pelson (Bolt VC)Ted Cohen (TAG Strategic Managing Partner)Steve Seabolt (Electronic Arts VP Marketing)
Company

Business description: Ecast owns and operates a Location-Based Broadband Network™, which combines a proprietary software platform, an extensive broadband network and digital media vending devices. Much as ATM networks enable banks to dispense cash and services, Ecast's Location-Based Broadband Network enables the company to deliver music, games and other digital entertainment media from record labels and video game publishers to consumers at hotels, coffee houses, restaurants, nightclubs, bars and other location-based venues. Ecast has obtained the support of all five of the major record labels and also offers great independent and Latin music. Ecast has paved a clear path to success in this proven multi-billion dollar market and has stimulated users' appetite for delivery of the best Internet-based content - anywhere, anytime.
Customers include: RioPort;  Heineken ;  NSM;  Rock-Ola
Partners include: ActivisionAmazonATandTCisco SystemsComcastCox CommunicationsEmusicExodus CommunicationsiFilmiSyndicateLevel 3 CommunicationsLG Electronics LinkShareMarimbaMojamNetopiaQwestRedback NetworksSBCSONYSprintTelseonUniversal Music GroupVerizonWarner Music Group;  Adelphia;  BMG;  CommSpeed;  Covad;  Efficient Networks;  ExtremeSports.com;  Genuity;  New Edge Networks;  RoadRunner;  RollingStone;  Spacenet
Capital

Rounds: 6
Recent fundings: Jun 2011   Oct 2009
Capital raised: 115.0M
Last Round: 1.0M
Ownership: Private  
Corporate investors: Electronic ArtsLG Electronics

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Overview
Record updated: Aug 2011
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 1999
Rounds: 6
Recent fundings: Jun 2011   Oct 2009
Capital raised: 115.0M
Last Round: 1.0M
Ownership: Private