Tech Company Financing Transactions

JW Player Funding Round

JW Player, based in New York, secured $20 million from Greenspring Global Partners, Greycroft Partners and Cue Ball Group.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity

Greenspring Global Partners (Lead Investor)

Greycroft Partners (Lead Investor) (Ian Sigalow)

Cue Ball Group

Proceeds Purpose
The startup said it plans to use the additional capital to continue growing the business, as well as expand its sales, marketing, and more.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Digital Media & VR & AR
Mailing Address
8 West 38th St. 6th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Email Address
Not Recorded
We're the New York-based startup that pioneered video on the web. Now, we're busy innovating for the future. Our flagship product, JW Player, is live on more than 2 million sites and streams billions of videos each month, across all devices -- phones, tablets, and desktops.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Dave Otten
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Chief Financial Officer
Andrew Iappini
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Chief Operating Officer
Welby Chen
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Jeroen Wijering
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Vice President
Brian Rifkin
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VP - Bus. Development
Jin Sha
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VP - Customer Service
Elad Ophir
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VP - Engineering
John Luther
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VP - Human Resources
Jillian Moulton
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VP - Sales
Ryan Beebe
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