Live TV streaming service

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Company mission

To reinvent the television experience for the modern age and create a service you'll love as much as the shows you watch.



HQ Location

Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, CA


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back within 2 weeks

10% employee growth in 12 months

Otta's take on Philo

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Xav Kearney

CTO of Otta

Streaming services offer cheaper options than cable TV packages, but prices are beginning to rise. This is partly due to packages beginning to bundle costly sports and other media packages that viewers do not necessarily want.

Philo offers a streaming service that aims to provide a streamlined selection of channels as an affordable, yet comprehensive, viewing option. The streamlined and high-quality channel offerings are available to viewers at $25 per month, a price significantly lower than standard cable subscriptions, with the base option including 60 live channels and 60,000 on-demand offerings.

Whilst other streaming platforms offer affordable packages, Philo stands out with unique features such as a co-viewing service that allows up to three people to watch the same program together. The company has also proven its dedication to improved user experiences, as it expands its compatibility with devices such as smart TVs.

Total funding - $155.7m

Last 2 fundraises

Jul 2018



Aug 2020



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Company benefits

  • Full health, dental and vision coverage for you and your family
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Unlimited paid time off for vacation and sick leave
  • $2000 annual vacation bonus (we pay you to take a two week vacation)
  • $5000 annual professional development and educational assistance
  • $500 “TV stipend” for new employees to upgrade their home watching setup
  • Dog-friendly office
  • And much more!


Studied Computer Science at Harvard before Co-Founding Facebook. Joined Philo in 2014 and has acted as CEO since.

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