Roku Competitors, Revenue, Alternatives and Pricing

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Total Funding:$646.3M
Lead Investor(s):British Sky Broadcasting Group plc

Estimated Revenue & Financials

  • Roku's estimated annual revenue is currently $742.5M per year.
  • Roku received $200.0M in venture funding in February 2017.
  • Roku's estimated revenue per employee is $581,901
  • Roku's total funding is $646.3M.

Employee Data

  • Roku has 1276 Employees.
  • Roku grew their employee count by 20% last year.
  • Roku currently has 124 job openings.
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Roku pioneered streaming for the TV, and we aspire to power every TV in the world. Roku has nearly 21 million monthly active accounts as of the end of Q1 2018. We developed a streaming platform that delivers a best-in-class user experience. At the heart of the Roku platform is our proprietary operating system, the Roku OS, which we built from the ground up. We believe that all television will be streamed, and that all TVs and set-top-boxes will be powered by software-based operating systems that provide a dramatically better user experience than has existed historically for the TV. We generate revenue from enabling content consumption, promotion, and advertising on the platform; licensing to TV OEMs and service TV operators; and selling Roku® streaming players in retail. Roku employs top talent with advertising, AI, billing, data science, machine learning, media, mobile, marketing, TV and software expertise. The company is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA and was founded by Anthony Wood, inventor of the DVR. We have R&D offices in Silicon Valley; Austin; Cambridge, England; and Tilst, Denmark; along with media and advertising teams, and operations in New York; Los Angeles; and Shanghai. Learn more about our business at:

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Roku News

09/07/2019 - Amazon and Roku are bringing their streaming rivalry to Europe

“We are starting to look a lot harder at international, as our growth continues into the U.S.,” Roku CEO Anthony Wood said in a CNBC interview ...

09/08/2019 - Roku Ready to Take on Everyone With New Smart Soundbar

Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) is flexing its muscles, thumbing its nose at its rivals, and preparing itself for the donnybrook about to come in sound ...

09/07/2019 - Roku TV is coming to the UK with Hisense's upcoming sets

Roku is bringing its TV operating system outside of North America for the first time, the company announced at IFA today. Hisense UK will ...

Roku Funding

DateAmountRoundLead InvestorsReference
2008-10-29$UndisclosedThirdMenlo VenturesArticle
2011-08-15$8.0MDGlobespan Capital Partners, Menlo VenturesArticle
2012-07-27$45.0MUndisclosedNews Corporation, British Sky BroadcastingArticle
2013-05-30$60.0MFHearst CorporationArticle
2014-10-06$0.7MUndisclosedBritish Sky Broadcasting Group plcArticle

Roku Executive Hires

2012-10-31Steve ShannonGeneral ManagerArticle
2012-10-31Collette BuntonGeneral ManagerArticle
2013-04-17Erik BardmanCFOArticle
2013-08-27Matthew AndersonChief Marketing OfficerArticle
2013-12-10Stephen KaySVP/General CounselArticle
2015-06-16Steve LoudenCFOArticle
2016-10-03Stephen KayGeneral Counsel/SVPArticle
2017-12-28Scott RosenbergGM of Platform BusinessArticle
2019-02-05Mustafa OzgenSVP and GM of Account AcquisitionArticle