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Umami Co.

Umami is a NYC startup led by veterans of mobile, interactive TV, and advertising. The company gained attention last November with a beta iPad app that autom...

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location United States
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2010
  • Employees 2
  • Website umami.tv

Company Summary

Umami is a NYC startup led by veterans of mobile, interactive TV, and advertising. The company gained attention last November with a beta iPad app that automatically recognized what you’re watching and presented related info, conversation, and partner content. Leveraging its breakthrough audio recognition IP, Umami is embarking on a new freemium model to enable a broad array of apps to sync to TV and present related content and advertising.

Team

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    Scott A Rosenberg
    CEO

    Scott has spent his career at the intersection of TV and technology with leadership roles in engineering, product and sales. Prior to Umami, Scott was VP of Advanced Advertising at Gemstar-TV Guide (acquired by Rovi), where he led strategy, sales, and product for their interactive TV advertising business which reached 30MM homes. Previously, Scott led product at BlackArrow, a provider of ad serving solutions for TV networks and cable operators. A

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    Bryan Slavin
    CTO

    Bryan brings over 15 years of product and technology leadership experience building leading-edge, large-scale enterprise and consumer software products. Most recently, Bryan led Bryter Technologies, where he consulted with major companies in digital media on product strategy, architecture and implementation. Clients included Gemstar-TV Guide (acquired by Rovi), Comcast, ActiveVideo Networks (formerly ICTV), and ExtendMedia. Prior to Bryter techno

Advisors

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    Gunderson Dettmer
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Mark Schreck
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    NEA
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    Various Angels
    Unconfirmed