|Type of business||Division|
|Founded||April 1, 2014|
|Area served||Worldwide (except EU)|
Fox Corporation (2020-present)
|Key people||Farhad Massoudi (CEO)|
Tubi was founded by Farhad Massoudi and Thomas Ahn Hicks of AdRise in San Francisco, launching in 2014 as a free service. In June 2019, Tubi announced it had over 20 million active monthly users, and later in September, the company reported that users had streamed 132 million hours of content. In September 2020, the company reported 33 million monthly users.
Sandy Grushow, former Fox TV chair, is an advisory board member. Mark Amin, former vice chair of Lionsgate, is an investor. Adrise, the company behind Tubi, has raised $4 million in capital. Principal investors include Foundation Capital, Bobby Yazdani, Zod Nazem, SGH Capital, and Streamlined Ventures.
In 2019, CEO Farhad Massoud announced Tubi would nearly double its 2018 spend on licensed content, close to US$100 million. In February 2019, Tubi signed a distribution deal with NBCUniversal, which includes 400 TV episodes and movies.
Tubi became inaccessible throughout Europe as a result of the GDPR entering into force on May 25, 2018. It was later announced that Tubi would relaunch in the United Kingdom by early 2020.
Tubi's programming includes movies and television series from content providers. In addition to Fox Entertainment, other providers have included Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros., Studio 100, Shout! Factory, Nelvana, WildBrain, 9 Story Media Group, Your Family Entertainment, Bridgestone Multimedia, Entertainment One, Funimation, Xilam, Viz Media, NBCUniversal, and The Walt Disney Company. Tubi uses a real-time bidding platform for advertisers that delivers video ads across various platforms.
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