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Overview

Number of Investments 
4
CB Rank (Company) 
2,614
HBO
HBO is a television company that offers two 24-hour premium TV services, HBO and Cinemax.
Categories 
Media and Entertainment, TV Production, Video Streaming
Headquarters Regions 
Greater New York Area, East Coast, Northeastern US
Sub-Organization of 
Time Warner
Founded Date 
Jan 1, 1972
Operating Status 
Active
Number of Employees 
5001-10000
Also Known As 
Home Box Office
Legal Name 
Home Box Office Inc
IPO Status 
Private
Company Type 
For Profit
Number of Exits 
1
Website 
www.hbo.com
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Twitter 
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Phone Number 
212-512-1000

HBO is a television company that offers two 24-hour premium TV services, HBO and Cinemax, to subscribers across the United States via cable, C-band satellite, direct broadcast satellite (DBS), and microwave (MMDS).

The company offers programs that include series, sports, documentaries, comedy, and movies. It allows viewers to stream episodes and programs on computers, mobile devices, tablets, streaming players, game consoles, and connected televisions.

HBO also sells collectibles, t-shirts and hoodies, mugs, glasses, accessories, DVDs, gift cards, and others online. In addition, it develops and markets officially licensed merchandise for retail sale. It licenses various categories of merchandise, including apparel, publishing, housewares, interactive games, electronics, paper goods, gifts and novelties, collectibles, toys and games, sporting goods, food and beverages, and health and beauty products. Its licensed merchandise is distributed to specialty and gift stores, mid-to-upper level department stores, and online retailers including the HBO Store. The company serves subscribers in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America.

HBO was established in 1972 and is based in New York, United States.

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Company Tech Stack by Siftery

HBO uses 88 technology products and services including Google AnalyticsG Suite (formerly Google Apps for Work), and Vimeo.

Mobile App Metrics by Apptopia

Downloads Last 30 Days 
744,942
Monthly Download Growth 
77.6%
HBO has 744,942 monthly app downloads. The most popular apps downloaded are HBO NOW: Watch Game of ThronesHBO GO: Stream with TV Package, and HBO GO: Stream with TV Package.
App Name  
App Store  
Monthly Downloads  
HBO NOW: Watch Game of Thrones
Itunes Connect 359,504
HBO GO: Stream with TV Package
Itunes Connect 223,343
HBO GO: Stream with TV Package
Google Play 131,572
MAX GO
Google Play, Itunes Connect 15,944
HBO GO Android TV
Google Play 14,579
The Knick: Anatomy of NYC
Google Play, Itunes Connect
HBO GO VR
Google Play
True Blood Live Wallpaper
Google Play
Ari Gold
Google Play
Kenny Powers’ Home Run Fiesta: Deep Inside Mexico
Itunes Connect

Website Tech Stack by BuiltWith

HBO is actively using 122 technologies for its website. These include Viewport MetaIPhone / Mobile Compatible, and Google Analytics.

Web Traffic by SimilarWeb

HBO is ranked 7,089 among websites globally based on its 10,489,301 monthly web visitors.

Interest Signals by Bombora

HBO employees are showing high interest in Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC)Siemens, and Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT).

Competitors & Revenue by Owler

HBO has $1.7B in estimated revenue annually. HBO competes with Starz EntertainmentHulu, and Showtime.

Investments

Number of Investments 
4
Number of Lead Investments 
1
HBO has made 4 investments. Their most recent investment was on Jun 15, 2015, when they invested $10M in Philo.
Announced Date  
Organization Name  
Lead Investor  
Funding Round  
Money Raised  
Jun 15, 2015
Philo
No
Series B - Philo
$10M
Jul 10, 2013
Philo
No
Series A - Philo
$6.3M
Feb 7, 2012
Quickflix
Yes
Post-IPO Equity - Quickflix
$10M
Jun 10, 2008
Funny Or Die
Funding Round - Funny Or Die

Exits

Number of Exits 
1
HBO has had 1 exit, which was Quickflix.
Quickflix
Quickflix is an Australia-based online movie company offering subscription to movies and TV shows.

Current Team

Number of Current Team Members 
29
HBO has 29 current team members, including Head of Programming Michael Lombardo.
Michael Lombardo
Head of Programming
Tom Woodbury
President, Global Distribution
Shelley Brindle
EVP, Domestic Network Distribution
Sabrina Caluori
Vice President , Digital and Social Media
John Feiler
Senior Software Engineer
Diane Tryneski
Executive Vice President, Technology and Chief Digital Officer
Stephen Fridakis
Chief Information Security Officer
Atul Bansal
Vice President, Consumer Products, Latin America

Past Team

Number of Past Team Members 
45
HBO has 45 past team members, including Chief Executive Officer and Chairman Richard Plepler.
Person Name  
Title At Company  
Start Date  
End Date  
Richard Plepler
Chief Executive Officer and ChairmanMar 2019
Amit Tishler
Animator20152016
Adam Goldberg
Technical Consultant20142016
Adam Dubov
Executive Producer/Creative Director HBO Digital and Social MediaMar 2008Dec 2014
Melanie Colton
Digital Media ManagerOct 2012Dec 2013

Events

Number of Events 
4
HBO has participated in 4 events. Recently, they attended Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit 2018 on Oct 8, 2018.

Recent News & Activity

Number of Articles 
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