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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 also makes relevant information available on a nearby second screen. With the push of a button, users are able to retrieve more information about the content on screen, recommendations for similar shows and make social interaction with shows.
HQSan Francisco, US
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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)318(+6%)

Key People/Management at Samba TV

Ashwin Navin

Ashwin Navin

Alvir Navin

Alvir Navin

David Harrison

David Harrison

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Samba TV Office Locations

Samba TV has offices in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and in 5 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
528 Folsom St, San Francisco
Austin, US
Austin, TX, USA
Chicago, US
Chicago, IL, USA
Los Angeles, US
Los Angeles, CA, USA
New York, US
New York, NY, USA
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Samba TV Financials and Metrics

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Samba TV total Funding

$38.2 m

Samba TV latest funding size

$30 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Samba TV investors

Samba TV's latest funding round in June 2017 was reported to be $30 m. In total, Samba TV has raised $38.2 m
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Samba TV Online and Social Media Presence

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Samba TV News and Updates

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 Blogs

Reelgood and Samba TV partner to make smart TVs more personal

Discover your next favorite show on Reelgood with recommendations powered by Samba TV With the goal of helping people spend less time searching, and more time watching, Reelgood and Samba TV have partnered to bring Reelgood’s streaming guide and Samba’s recommendation technology to more than 20 mill…

Leading The Field In Smart TV Consumer Privacy

By: Ashwin Navin, Samba TV Co-founder & CEO   Imagine reading this headline: “Your Smartphone Knows Your Location At All Times.” The natural response today would be: “I’d certainly hope so, I wouldn’t want a phone that doesn’t!” Once smartphones hit the market in earnest in 2005, there was a ste…

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 318 employees.

  • Who are Samba TV competitors?

    Competitors of Samba TV include TVSquared, Kaltura and iStreamPlanet.

  • Where is Samba TV headquarters?

    Samba TV headquarters is located at 528 Folsom St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Samba TV offices?

    Samba TV has offices in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does Samba TV have?

    Samba TV has 9 offices.