PHILO

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Inspired by Philo T. Farnsworth, the inventor of electronic television, Philo was created to build a better TV experience. The company started in the college market as a laboratory for creating a next-generation TV platform and now offers a new entertainment-focused streaming service nationwide. Consisting of 35+ of the top cable channels and built on groundbreaking technology, Philo is the first-ever streaming television service featuring live TV, DVR, and on-demand services, focused on entertainment, lifestyle, and knowledge programming.

At a Glance

  • Founded in 2009
  • Headquartered in San Francisco, California
  • Launched product in November 2017 after raising $25M from A+E Networks, AMC Networks, Discovery, Scripps Networks, and Viacom
  • Philo has previously received investment from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Rho Ventures, Xfund, Home Box Office Inc. (HBO), Mark Cuban’s Radical Investments, WME, and CBC New Media Group

CEO

Andrew McCollum