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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

September 29, 2021
Netflix acquires Night School Studio.
May 26, 2021
Netflix announces its first original Russian drama 'ANNA K'
April 28, 2021
Netflix launches its shuffle feature, now called 'Play Something,' to users worldwide

Netflix today is officially launching a feature that will make it easier to find something to watch when you're stuck browsing and unable to make a decision.

April 27, 2021
Netflix acquires the exclusive global rights for GHOST LAB, a film created by GDH.
April 8, 2021
Netflix and Sony Sign Four-Year Streaming Deal
March 31, 2021
Netflix acquires the rights to two Knives Out sequels, with Rian Johnson.
March 27, 2021
Netflix announces at Tokyo's AnimeJapan 2021 Expo Saturday that it will launch 40 new anime titles in 2021.

March 3, 2021
Netflix launches 'Fast Laughs,' a TikTok-like feed of funny videos.

February 22, 2021
Netflix launches 'Downloads for You,' a new feature that automatically downloads content you'll like.

2021
Netflix surpasses 200 million subscribers.
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Funding rounds

People

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Role
LinkedIn

Aarthi Ramamurthy

Employee

Abhinav Swarup

Employee

Abhishek Soni

Employee

Adam Lindsay

Employee

adam mulder

Employee

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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By The Associated Press
November 30, 2021
AP NEWS
By The Associated Press
November 2, 2021
AP NEWS
By MAE ANDERSON
October 28, 2021
AP NEWS
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook Inc. announced Thursday that it is changing its name to Meta Platforms Inc., joining a long list of companies that have tried to rebrand themselves over the years.The move comes as the company deals with the fallout from the Facebook Papers, a leaked document trove that has revealed the ways Facebook ignored internal reports and warnings of the harms its social network created or magnified across the world.
By BARBARA ORTUTAY
October 19, 2021
AP NEWS
Netflix posted sharply higher third-quarter earnings Tuesday thanks to a stronger slate of titles, including "Squid Game," the dystopian survival drama from South Korea that the company says became its biggest-ever TV show.
CNN
October 13, 2021
CTVNews
'Squid Game,' Netflix's newest hit series from South Korea, is the streaming services' biggest launch ever, beating out 'Bridgerton' for the top spot
Julia Kollewe
October 13, 2021
the Guardian
Tents in a campsite at Music Festival, England. Photograph: Rwp Uk/Getty Images
Agence France-Presse
October 13, 2021
the Guardian
The dystopian drama tops the streaming service's charts in more than 80 countries, bumping aside recent Regency-era romp, Bridgerton
Lata Jha
October 12, 2021
mint
From tweeting, and posting on social media handles to featuring in promotional songs and videos, media experts said platforms are using stars as brand ambassadors, albeit for shorter durations
USA TODAY
October 11, 2021
USA TODAY
Netflix's Ted Sarandos defended Dave Chappelle's controversial special "The Closer" after backlash over its transphobic jokes, according to reports.
Lata Jha
October 11, 2021
mint
OTT services, which saw their viewership jump by nearly 50-60% at the peak of the covid-19 pandemic last year, are seeing a decline in growth rates as families step out for celebrations and cinemas start reopening
Lata Jha
October 11, 2021
mint
Disney had earlier also announced the direct-to-digital release of titles like 'Shiddat' and 'Sanak'
Edward Helmore
October 10, 2021
the Guardian
Zachary Horwitz ran a five-year scam that defrauded wealthy investors of at least $227m by claiming to be in licensing deals with Netflix and HBO
Mark Sweney
October 10, 2021
the Guardian
Demand for capacity grows on back of hit Netflix shows, online games and more
Phoebe Southworth
October 8, 2021
The Telegraph
Spin-off contest based on violent Netflix hit series involves six challenges with the aim of winning £10,000
Lata Jha
October 6, 2021
mint
Partnering the Indian film industry, through original and licensing of content, streaming services have provided an additional medium for exhibition of films. Netflix's Tamil anthology film Navarasa was in the Top 10 in 10 countries including India, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka
Lata Jha
October 6, 2021
mint
India's total online video user base has scaled to more than 350 mn, as per a report by Bain & Co
Laura Dobberstein
October 4, 2021
go.theregister.com
Fourth of nine scheduled planetary assists completed as spacecraft inches closer to releasing its orbiters
Joanna Glasner
October 1, 2021
Crunchbase News
When Netflix announced this week that it acquired Night School Studio, the deal prompted us to look at other corporate giants to see where their startup acquisition records stand.
Lata Jha
October 1, 2021
mint
Media experts agree video streaming services will have to continue to focus on local language, original content across vernacular languages if they wish to penetrate deeper into the Indian heartland
Patrick O'Donnell
September 30, 2021
Express.co.uk
A MONEY expert has explained how he paid off over £40,000 in student loans and became debt free, and revealed how you can too.
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