Samba TV

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Samba TV is a smart TV apps publishing and advertising company that provides users with interactive TV experiences. The Company's proprietary technology is built directly into a TV or set-top box in order to facilitate the recognition of onscreen content, both live and time-shifted. It uses insights and data to enable TV content recommendations, better advertising models and viewership analytics that transform television for the better.
TypePrivate
Founded2008
Websitesamba.tv
Employee Ratings3.3
Culture scoreC

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)280(-6%)

Key People/Management at Samba TV

Ashwin Navin

Ashwin Navin

CEO/Co-Founder
Alvir Navin

Alvir Navin

VP/Co-Founder
David Harrison

David Harrison

CTO/Co-Founder
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Samba TV Office Locations

Samba TV has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US
123 Townsend St 5th Floor, San Francisco
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Samba TV Financials and Metrics

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Samba TV's latest funding round in April 2018 was reported to be $7.5 m. In total, Samba TV has raised $46.5 m
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Samba TV Online and Social Media Presence

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Samba TV Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    72/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    80/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    69/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    72/100

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Samba TV News and Updates

An M&A expert predicts 2020 will be a big deal for tech deals, with Tubi TV being snapped up and Samba TV getting sold

Adtech companies view TV as the next big area of growth, and this year has seen deals from Roku, Viacom, and LiveRamp take place to capture an increasing amount of ad dollars. Elgin Thompson, managing director of technology investment banking at JMP Securities, predicted that 2020 would be another…

Samba TV Acquires Wove, Expanding the Industry’s leading Connected TV Advertising and Technology Stack

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Samba TV, the leading provider of global TV data and audience analytics, today announced that it has acquired Wove, a data integration platform that will strengthen Samba’s advanced data onboarding and activation capabilities, opening the door for a…

Samba TV is acquiring a startup that helps direct-to-consumer brands like Parachute and Plated swap data to improve TV ad targeting

Ad-tech firm Samba TV has acquired Wove to help advertisers use first-party data in targeting and measuring TV ads. Wove, which works with direct-to-consumer brands like Frey, Plated, and Parachute, helps advertisers anonymously share data that's used for ad targeting in email and social media cam…

Samba TV books $30 mln Series B

San Francisco-based Samba TV, a TV audience platform provider, has secured $30 million in Series B financing. Union Grove Venture Partners led the round with participation from Disney, Interpublic Group, MDC Ventures, Time Warner, A+E Networks, TGM, Draper Associates and Ambition VC.

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Samba TV Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Samba TV founded?

    Samba TV was founded in 2008.

  • Who are Samba TV key executives?

    Samba TV's key executives are Ashwin Navin, Alvir Navin and David Harrison.

  • How many employees does Samba TV have?

    Samba TV has 280 employees.

  • Who are Samba TV competitors?

    Competitors of Samba TV include TvadSync, Kaltura and TVSquared.

  • Where are Samba TV offices?

    Samba TV has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Samba TV have?

    Samba TV has 1 office.