Total Equity Funding
$10.05M in 3 Rounds from 3 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$4.01M Venture on February 20, 2013
Mountain View, CA
TVU Networks is a technology company that develops and commercilaizes IP-based live video solutions.
E-Commerce, Internet, Video Streaming, Video

Company Details


TVU Networks is a technology company that develops and commercilaizes IP-based live video solutions. Its solutions help transform broadcasters’ SDI-based operations, including acquisition, transmission, routing, distribution, and management, to an IP-based infrastructure.

The company serves customers of all sizes in more than 80 countries from industries that include news broadcast, web streaming, law enforcement, sports, corporate, and government. It serves broadcast markets around the world, including the United States and China.

Its portfolio of IP solutions includes TVU One: a solution for mobile newsgathering; TVUPack: a portable IP newsgathering solution that enables broadcasters to capture and broadcast live HD video of interviews and events over multiple cellular, satellite, microwave, WiFi, WiMax, and BGAN connections; TVU Anywhere Pro: a tool that enables organizations to capture and transmit footage from anywhere at any time; TVU Grid: an IP-video distribution, routing, and switching system that gives broadcasters the ability to switch live IP video content and share live video streams between multiple remote locations; and TVU MLink: a cellular 3G/4G LTE, satellite, and microwave live video uplink transmitter designed for fixed deployment in vehicles or in a studio.

TVU Networks was founded in 2005 by Paul Shen and is based in Mountain View, California.

Funding Rounds (3) - $10.05M

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Feb, 2013$4.01M / Venture3
Apr, 2011$1.04M / Venture0
Oct, 2008$5M / Series A0

Current Team (6)


Board Members and Advisors (2)


Products (6)

  • BD1000 Broadcast Appliance was added to CrunchBase in 2009
  • TVUAds was added to CrunchBase in 2009
  • TVUBroadcast was added to CrunchBase in 2009
  • TVUPack is a lightweight, portable backpack that transmits live HD video over 3G/4G wireless networks.
  • TVUPlayer was added to CrunchBase in 2009
  • TVUScheduler was added to CrunchBase in 2009

Competitors (3)

  • Justin.TV is an online community for users to freely create, share, and broadcast live videos.
  • Livestream, a live video-streaming platform, allows users to watch, like and share live events via a suite of hardware and software tools.
  • LiveU produces technology for television broadcasters to enable live video links via wireless cellular networks.

Offices/Locations (2)

  • HQ

    Mountain View, CA


  • TVU Networks (China)

    Shanghai, Shanghai


Past Team (2)


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