Digital entertainment solutions firm Widevine has raised £15M

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Database Reference:  F231109-285
Business:  Widevine
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

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