Acquired by Opera Software on February 14, 2013
Funding Received
$40.8 Million in 5 Rounds from 5 Investors
Mountain View, CA
Skyfire develops a cloud approach to mobile video and data optimization, providing cost savings and elastic capacity to wireless operators.
Erik Swenson, Nitin Bhandari
Enterprise Software

Company Details


Skyfire is dedicated to leveraging the power of cloud computing to radically improve the mobile Internet experience for both operators and their consumers. 

Skyfire’s innovative, next-generation carrier cloud approach to mobile video and data optimization provides wireless operators with huge cost savings, elastic capacity, and the ability to surgically enhance quality of experience on a per-stream level. The company has also introduced the first mobile browser extension platform to enable robust contextual & social browsing, as well as enhanced monetization opportunities for operators.

The company currently counts 3 of the largest mobile operators in the world as customers for its Rocket Optimizer™ and Skyfire Horizon™ solutions. Skyfire has honed its video & data optimization and mobile monetization capabilities through a variety of top-selling consumer applications, which have more than 20 million worldwide downloads to date.

Skyfire was founded in 2007, and in located in Mountain View, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Current Team (7)


Past Team (11)


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Products (3)


Acquisitions (1)


Investors (5)

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    Trinity Ventures

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    Matrix Partners

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    Lightspeed Venture Partners

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    Verizon Ventures

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    Panorama Capital

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Offices/Locations (1)

  • Office

    779 E Evelyn Ave

    Suite 200

    Mountain View, CA 94041