Roku Raises $45 Million from News Corporation, BSkyB and Others - Roku News

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Strategic Round Underscores Roku’s Platform Lead as Content Distribution Moves to Internet



SARATOGA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Roku Inc. today announced it has received $45 million in a new strategic investment. News Corporation, British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), prior Roku venture investors Menlo Ventures and Globespan Capital Partners as well as an unnamed strategic investor joined the round. The new relationships include both financial backing and business agreements that demonstrate the industry’s confidence in Roku as the leading distribution platform to bring streaming entertainment to mainstream consumers.
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