Tech Company Financing Transactions

Roku Funding Round

Roku secured a $45 million funding round on 7/27/2012. Backers included British Sky Broadcasting, Globespan Capital Partners and Menlo Ventures.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Proceeds Purpose
Roku will use the new capital to build further brand awareness through advertising, develop new international markets, and increase engineering and production to support sales growth of both hardware and digital media services on the platform including advertising, games, transactional and pay-per-view video as well as content packages.

Company Information

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Mailing Address
1155 Coleman Ave.
San Jose, CA 95110
Email Address
Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) is a company founded in 2002 by Anthony Wood, the inventor of the personal video recorder (PVR). Roku is a leading supplier of innovative and easy to use digital media products.
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Anthony Wood
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Chief Financial Officer
Steve Louden
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Vice President
Ilya Asnis
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VP - General Counsel
Stephen Kay
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VP - Product Management
Scott Haas
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