Roku, Inc. is the creator of the most popular streaming software platform for delivering video, music and casual games to the TV. The Roku platform features the largest and best collection of entertainment available for streaming. Products are sold in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland. Roku was founded by Anthony Wood, inventor of the DVR. Roku is privately held and headquartered in Saratoga, California, U.S.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
Los Gatos, US
Founded
2002
Size (employees)
770 (est)+5%
Website
roku.com
Roku was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, US

Key People at Roku

Anthony Wood

Anthony Wood

Founder and CEO
Shawn Carolan

Shawn Carolan

Board Member
Jeff Hastings

Jeff Hastings

Board of Directors
Scott Rosenberg

Scott Rosenberg

VP Business Development
Ken Bronfin

Ken Bronfin

Board Observer
Alan Henricks

Alan Henricks

Audit Committee Chair
Scott de Haas

Scott de Haas

VP Hardware Engineering

Roku Office Locations

Roku has offices in Los Gatos, Cambridge, Los Angeles, London and in 4 other locations
Los Gatos, US (HQ)
150 Winchester Cir
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Roku Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2002

Total Funding

$208.6 m

Latest funding size

$45.5 m

Time since last funding

almost 2 years

Investors

Roku's latest funding round in November 2015 was reported to be $45.5 m. In total, Roku has raised $208.6 m

Roku Financial Metrics

Roku's revenue was reported to be $400 m in 2016
USD

Revenue (Y, 2016)

400 m
USDY, 2016

Revenue

400 m
USDY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

774.7 k

Roku Operating Metrics

Dec, 2016Y, 2016Jun, 2017H1, 2017

Countries

1010

Video Streamed, hours

1 b9 b7 b

Active Accounts

13.4 m15 m

Video Streaming Channels

4.5 k5 k

Movies and TV Shows

450 k500 k

    Roku Median Salaries

    Source: 51 public H-1B filings from Roku

    Traffic Overview of Roku

    Roku Online and Social Media Presence

    Roku News and Updates

    Twitter brings its TV app with live video to Roku

     On the heels of Twitter’s plans to significantly expand the amount of live streaming video content on its network, the company today is bringing its big-screen video app to a new platform with its launch on Roku devices. The arrival comes over half a year after the TV app was first introduced on Ap…

    Roku adds RCA to growing list of TV makers licensing its platform

    The list of televisions Roku is pre-installed on continues to expand as the company today added RCA. This means RCA-branded TVs will incorporate Roku’s operating system in the United States and Canada over the coming months to provide a native smart TV viewing experience. Besides RCA, Roku has signe…

    Roku TVs now know what you’re watching, will suggest related shows

     Roku today is rolling out a software update that’s primarily filled with new features aimed at Roku TV owners – the portion of its business where its media software is integrated into television sets, instead of standalone streaming players. One of the standout features from the new release is a fe…

    Comcast will treat Rokus like CableCARDs, not set-top boxes

     There’s a bit of confusion over how cable operator Comcast will treat Roku devices on its network, in terms of the pricing. As Variety spotted when the new Xfinity TV app went live earlier this week, it appears that additional fees would be levied for those using Roku devices to access Comcast’s TV…

    Comcast is trying to turn your Roku into a cable box

    Roku on Tuesday announced that it is teaming up with Comcast to bring the cable company's Xfinity TV app to its family of media-streaming boxes. The app is in beta for now, but continues an ongoing trend of cable companies making their services available outside of the cable…

    Comcast to charge subscribers to use Roku as a cable box

    Comcast yesterday announced its launching a beta program that allows Roku users to ditch their cable box. That’s the good news. The bad news, spotted by Variety, is that it isn’t going to come free. Last year, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler followed through on a congressional order to carve a path toward …
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