Database Reference: F231109-285
Location: USA, Seattle, WA
Region: North America
Business description: A provider of digital entertainment solutions. Widevine plays a central role in the delivery of video to Internet-connected retail consumer electronics and the “TV Everywhere” strategies of cable, satellite and telephone companies. Widevine provides digital media solutions for the delivery of digital entertainment to any device.
Category: Technology : Video
Contact: Brian Baker, CEO
Investors: Liberty Global (NASDAQ: LBTYA), Samsung Ventures, the venture capital arm of Samsung Group, and a third corporation (second largest satellite provider according to the release).
Amount raised: $15,000,000
Details: Widevine has raised £15M funding from Liberty Global, Samsung Ventures and a third unnamed investor. The company is, funded by Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO), Charter Ventures, Constellation Ventures, Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd (DNP), Liberty Global (NASDAQ: LBTYA), PaceSetter Capital Group, Phoenix Partners, Samsung Ventures America (LSE:SMSN.GDR), TELUS (NYSE: TU), VantagePoint Venture Partners, Western Technology Investments and the unnamed corporation.
Link: Press Release