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Los Angeles, USA
11693 San Vicente Blvd., #551
Los Angeles, CA, 90049
USA

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Co-Founder
Founder & CEO
Board Director
Advisor
Advisor
Investor
Chairman

Funding

TOTAL $23.6M
FUNDING TOTAL $23.6M
Product Crowdfunding, 8/2012
$8.6M
Series A, 5/2013
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Mayfield Fund
Nvidia
Shasta Ventures
Occam Capital
$15M

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OUYA

OUYA is a new kind of game console for the television that brings together an open development experience—where any creator can publish a game to the living room—with an accessible and affordable console at $99, and where all games are free to try. OUYA supports both the downloading and streaming of entertainment content in beautiful 1080p HD quality. OUYA was envisioned by founder and CEO Julie Uhrman, and beautifully designed by award-winning designer Yves Behar.

Built on an open OS with a custom interface and store, OUYA focuses on the fun factor of games—games are organized by featured playlists and overall player engagement and not by revenue or downloads—enabling the most fun game experiences to shine. The controller was built as a love letter to console gaming, incorporating fast, responsive buttons, triggers that FEEL like triggers, laser-precise analog sticks, an accurate D-Pad, and integrated touchpad.

Recent Milestones

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    OUYA — OUYA Launches $1M ‘Free The Games’ Fund, Will Match Kickstarter Funds For OUYA-Bound Games (7/18/13)
    Posted 7/18/13 at 4:54am via techcrunch.com
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    OUYA received $15M in Series A funding. (5/10/13)
    Posted 5/10/13 at 2:55am via finsmes.com
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    OUYA added Al Sutton as Android Specialist. (10/29/12)
    Posted 4/11/13 at 6:44am
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    OUYA received $8.6M in Product Crowdfunding funding. (8/9/12)
    Posted 8/9/12 at 7:24pm via businessinsider.com
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    OUYA added Turi Munthe as Investor. (7/1/12)
    Posted 12/4/12 at 5:06am
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    OUYA added Julie Uhrman as Founder & CEO. (1/1/12)
    Posted 7/31/13 at 7:01am
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    OUYA added Yves Behar as Co-Founder.
    Posted 5/29/13 at 4:32pm
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    OUYA added Amol Sarva as Advisor.
    Posted 2/13/14 at 5:20am

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OUYA screenshot
Above: OUYA Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 1/2/14
OUYA screenshot
Above: OUYA Screenshot -- #2
Uploaded: 1/2/14

Sources

  1. This Little $99 Box Just Raised $8.6 Million To Crush The Xbox (businessinsider.com) [edit]
  2. OUYA Raises $15M in Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  3. OUYA Launches $1M ‘Free The Games’ Fund, Will Match Kickstarter Funds For OUYA-Bound Games (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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