Company Overview

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Founded:
2005
Founders:
Al Gore
Closed:
Closed, Date Unknown
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Funding:
$15M
Categories:
News, Web Hosting
Description:
Current Media is a cable news network and online destination allowing users to produce the news programming it puts on air and online.

Detailed Description

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CurrentTV, which counts former United States Vice President Al Gore as its Chairman and one of its founders, is a cable news network and online destination that aims to allow its users to dictate and in many cases produce the news programming it puts on air and online. The channel is currently carried in over 51 million households as of January 2008, with distribution via Comcast, Time Warner, DirecTV, Dish Network, Sky, and Virgin Media Cable. In terms of competition, Current competes with both on-air and online news networks like CNN and MSNBC as well as online user-generated content and news sites like YouTube and Digg.

Past Team (12)

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Funding Rounds (1) - $15M

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Products (2)

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    Current.com

    Current.com is the online extension of Current TV. The site allows for Current audience members...
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    Current TV

    Current TV is the on-air identity of Current. Carried in over 51 million homes by major cable...

Acquisitions (1)

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Investors (2)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • main office

    118 King Street

    San Francisco, CA 94107

    USA

Competitors (1)

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