Netflix

Netflix

Netflix is an american multinational entertainment company founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings, Marc Randolph, Mitch Lowe and Eric P. Meyer.

Netflix is an online platform that enables users to watch TV shows and movies on smart TVs, gaming consoles, personal computers, and mobile devices. They provide its services under three segments: international streaming, domestic streaming, and domestic DVD.

The network allows members to access a library of one billion hours of TV shows and movies per month, including Netflix original series. Members can play, pause, and resume watching its content without commercial breaks. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services.

Netflix was founded in 1997 by Mitch Lowe, Reed Hastings, and Marc Randolph, and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

Timeline

July 16, 2020

Netflix promotes its chief content officer Ted Sarandos to co-CEO.

Sarandos will also join the company's board of directors.

June 22, 2020

Netflix announces it is the new home to Cobra Kai, the series continuation of the iconic The Karate Kid film franchise from Sony Pictures Television.

March 20, 2020

The creation of this fund is part of an announcement Netflix made March 20th to set up a $100 million fund for creatives whose jobs have been affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

February 24, 2020

Netflix adds a new feature that will rank the 10 most popular programs on its service in a country.

February 19, 2020

Netflix announces it has acquired "Don't Look Up," a comedy written and directed by Adam McKay, with Jennifer Lawrence attached to star.

September 30, 2019

Netflix Makes Overall Deal With the Duffer Brothers.

September 16, 2019

Netflix paid $100 million to keep "Friends" on its platform for another year.

September 16, 2019

Netflix gets rights to air 'Seinfeld' starting in 2021

The company announced Monday it would start streaming all 180 episodes of "Seinfeld" in 2021, gaining a hugely popular addition to its library.

September 15, 2019

Netflix announced it had acquired the global rights to "Seinfeld.

September 2019

Apple announced its TV+ service will underbid cost $4.99 per month, lower than Netflix's entry-level plan.

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Funding rounds

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Netflix funding round, July 1999
30,000,000
July 7, 1999
2 Results
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People

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LinkedIn

Aarthi Ramamurthy

Employee

Abhinav Swarup

Employee

Abhishek Soni

Employee

Adam Lindsay

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adam mulder

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Adam Rofer

Employee

Adina Florescu

Employee

Aditya Jami

Employee

Adriana Diaz

Employee

Ain McKendrick

Employee

Ajay Khandelwal

Employee

Ajit Singh

Employee

Ajo Abraham

Employee

Alex Atienza Casas

Employee

Alex G. Rivera

Employee

Alexander Manetas

Employee

Alexi Papaleonardos

Employee

Alexia Williams

Employee

Alfred Angeles

Employee

Ali Basiri

Employee

Allen Churchill

Employee

Alok Band

Employee

Amadeo Casas

Employee

Amber Duran

Employee

Ameya Vasani

Employee

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Manish Singh
November 25, 2020
TechCrunch
Netflix, which has invested more than $500 million to gain a foothold in India in recent years, is slowly finding out just about what all could upset some people in the world's second-largest internet market: Apparently everything. A police case has been filed this week against two top executives of the American streaming service in [...]
Igor Bonifacic
November 24, 2020
Engadget
Netflix has stopped streaming Chappelle's Show less than a month after it added the Comedy Central classic to its catalog on November 1st.
Lucia Moses
November 24, 2020
Business Insider
This week in Insider Advertising: Across TV, digital and print news media, insiders are talking of transitions.
Anthony Ha
November 24, 2020
TechCrunch
Netflix started streaming "Chappelle's Show" at the beginning of November -- but barely more than three weeks later, it has taken the Comedy Central sketch show off its service. Co-creator Dave Chappelle offered some context for the decision in an Instagram clip of what appears to be a recent standup set, in which described any [...]
Nick Perry
November 24, 2020
Digital Trends
We've sifted through the ad-supported films available on YouTube to give you our picks for the best full-length, free movies to stream via YouTube Movies.
Ashley Rodriguez
November 24, 2020
Business Insider
Business Insider analyzed US work-visa data to gauge what Netflix offered to pay for content, marketing, engineering, and other key jobs.
Triller
November 24, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Tuhin Roy has joined Proxima Media as an Operating Principal to contribute to the growth and operations of Proxima portfolio companies...
Nilay Patel
November 24, 2020
The Verge
Nilay Patel talks to Xbox's Phil Spencer about next-generation Xbox and PS5 arriving in stores, how gaming has become even more a part of mainstream culture during the pandemic, and the future of gaming.
November 24, 2020
The Indian Express
Google Chromecast is a lot more capable than casting your favorite media apps to your TV. Here's how.
Richard Lawler
November 24, 2020
Engadget
This week we'll celebrate Thanksgiving in the US, and nostalgia will be all over TV screens and Peacock resurrects Saved by the Bell with a cast that includes new younger actors and several of the stars from the original show. Other throwbacks include Mad Max on Ultra HD Blu-ray and a Buck Rogers box set, but for something newer you can check out Peninsula, a sequel to the excellent Korean zombie movie Train to Busan as it arrives on Ultra HD Blu-ray. Netflix's latest feature film is Mosul, along with its Hillbilly Elegy movie.
Jonathan Shieber
November 23, 2020
TechCrunch
Netflix is committing $1 billion in production spend at its ABQ Studios in Albuquerque, New Mexico along with plans to expand those studios, the company said. In an announcement alongside New Mexico's Governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham, and Albuquerque Mayor, Tim Keller, Netflix's chief executive Ted Sarandos said the company would add 300 acres to [...]
Anthony Ha
November 23, 2020
TechCrunch
"The Queen's Gambit" is setting viewership records at Netflix, the streaming service said today. Like all the viewership data that Netflix has released this year, these new numbers reflect how many people "chose to watch" -- in other words, how many people watched at least two minutes of a given show or movie. In the case [...]
Zigazoo
November 23, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Zigazoo is announcing that they have added award-winning children's music artist, The Laurie Berkner Band, and hit Netflix Jr. show, Chico Bon...
Travis Clark
November 23, 2020
Business Insider
"The Queen's Gambit," which stars Anya Taylor-Joy, has been a hit with critics and audiences around the world.
Press Trust of India
November 23, 2020
@bsindia
An FIR was registered in Madhya Pradesh on Monday against two executives of OTT platform Netflix for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through its web series A Suitable Boy, an official said.
Shawn Knight
November 23, 2020
TechSpot
Home video rentals were a $16 billion industry when Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph decided to get involved in 1997. Netflix's million-dollar idea was to build an online video rental service in the image of Amazon, an up-and-coming e-commerce player that was in the business of selling books.
Shea Simmons
November 23, 2020
www.lifesavvy.com
Christmas came early to Netflix this November, and the streaming platform isn't slowing down. In its latest weekly drop of show and movies, there's more than enough holiday magic to go around-- including a highly anticipated sequel. But there's also something for those who are waiting until post-Thanksgiving to embrace the holiday spirit in an Oscar-buzzed original Netflix film.
Gustavo Arellano
November 22, 2020
Los Angeles Times
Albert Bañuelos was slowly growing his restaurant business, and 2020 was set to be his best year yet. Then the pandemic hit.
Travis Clark
November 22, 2020
Business Insider
"The Crown" has returned, but it still couldn't top Netflix's reigning champion, "The Queen's Gambit."
USA TODAY
November 21, 2020
USA TODAY
Tech can help to make the most out of the situation. Here are several ways to make Thanksgiving and Christmas 2020 more festive than forgettable.
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