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Investments

6

Portfolio Exits

3

Partners & Customers

10

About RealNetworks

RealNetworks delivers digital entertainment services to consumers via PC, portable music player, home entertainment system or mobile phone. Real created the streaming media category in 1995 and has continued to lead the market with pioneering products and services, including: RealPlayer, the first mainstream media player to enable one-click downloading and recording of Internet video; the award-winning Rhapsody digital music service, which delivers more than 1 billion songs per year; RealArcade,a casual games destinations on the Web; and a variety of mobile entertainment services, such as ringback tones, offered to consumers through wireless carriers around the world.

RealNetworks Headquarter Location

379 Broadway

New York, New York, 10013-3906,

United States

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Latest RealNetworks News

RealNetworks extends mask detection to plug-and-play kiosk

Sep 17, 2021

Sep 17, 2021 RealNetworks has recently introduced a new biometric solution featuring mask detection capabilities. MaskCheck Kiosk is designed to automatically monitor and encourage mask usage as companies slowly transition back to office-based work. MaskCheck Kiosks can reportedly be installed in five minutes. Its hardware includes a pre-configured iPad 8, an external battery with a power display and a stand. The software behind the new solution is essentially the RealNetworks MaskCheck app, which the company released last December . “After launching our free MaskCheck app […] we had many requests for a strong, reliable, and durable integrated MaskCheck solution. MaskCheck Kiosk is that solution,” explained RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser. The biometric MaskCheck app can run on both Android and iOS devices (though the new kiosks are only supporting iPads at the moment) and offers a series of features. Beyond the mask compliance capabilities, MaskCheck is also a service and data platform designed to help communities and businesses operate more safely. Integrating its capabilities within the new biometric kiosks will now provide companies with a single solution to monitor and encourage mask usage. “[MaskCheck Kiosk] is rugged and durable, battery-powered so it can be used in any location a customer wants for a full day, and pre-configured with our easy-to-use MaskCheck app so that it’s truly plug and play,” said Glaser. “And with the rise of the Delta Variant, mask usage, especially in public indoor spaces, is extremely important and will likely continue to be for months to come.” The MaskCheck Kiosk is already available for purchase on RealNetworks’ website for $995.

RealNetworks Investments

6 Investments

RealNetworks has made 6 investments. Their latest investment was in Scener as part of their Seed on September 9, 2018.

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RealNetworks Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

9/5/2018

Seed

Scener

Yes

1

7/11/2011

Corporate Minority

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$99M

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10

10/10/2006

Seed

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$99M

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10

11/7/2000

Series C

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$99M

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10

4/17/2000

Unattributed VC - II

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$99M

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10

Date

9/5/2018

7/11/2011

10/10/2006

11/7/2000

4/17/2000

Round

Seed

Corporate Minority

Seed

Series C

Unattributed VC - II

Company

Scener

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$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

RealNetworks Portfolio Exits

3 Portfolio Exits

RealNetworks has 3 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Napster on August 25, 2020.

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Exit

Companies

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Sources

8/25/2020

Acquired

$991

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Date

8/25/2020

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Exit

Acquired

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Valuation

$991

$991

$991

Acquirer

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17

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RealNetworks Acquisitions

11 Acquisitions

RealNetworks acquired 11 companies. Their latest acquisition was Napster on January 22, 2019.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

1/22/2019

Corporate Majority

Corporate Majority

1

10/28/2013

Unattributed VC

$11.94M

Acquired

1

7/31/2013

$991

Acquired

1

8/1/2009

Seed

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10

4/9/2008

Series B

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$991

$99M

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10

Date

1/22/2019

10/28/2013

7/31/2013

8/1/2009

4/9/2008

Investment Stage

Corporate Majority

Unattributed VC

Seed

Series B

Companies

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Valuation

$991

$991

Total Funding

$11.94M

$99M

$99M

Note

Corporate Majority

Acquired

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1

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10

10

RealNetworks Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

RealNetworks has 10 strategic partners and customers. RealNetworks recently partnered with Digifort on March 3, 2019.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

3/14/2019

Partner

Digifort

Brazil

RealNetworks and Digifort Partner to Offer SAFR™ Facial Recognition Worldwide.

SÃO PAULO , Brazil , March 14 , 2019 -- RealNetworks , Inc. , a global leader in digital media software and services announced today that it has partnered with Digifort , a leader in video management systems headquartered in Brazil with offices around the world , to make the SAFR facial recognition platform available to Digifort 's 28,000 customers in more than 130 countries worldwide .

1

11/27/2018

Partner

OpenMarket

United States

OpenMarket and RealNetworks Join Forces to Combat Messaging Fraud.

`` Following our collaboration to develop the Global A2P Code of Conduct , our partnership with RealNetworks , Inc. ' Kontxt furthers our commitment to protect consumers from intrusive messages while preserving brand relationships with customers . ''

2

10/16/2018

Licensee

Seventh

Brazil

RealNetworks and Seventh Introduce SAFR™ Facial Recognition to Latin America.

`` Our partnership with Seventh represents a significant step for RealNetworks , Inc. in our endeavor to build key partnerships for the marketing , sales , integration , delivery , and support of our facial recognition solution across the globe , '' said Jose Larrucea , RealNetworks , Inc. Vice President , Latin America .

1

2/26/2018

Partner

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1/9/2018

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Date

3/14/2019

11/27/2018

10/16/2018

2/26/2018

1/9/2018

Type

Partner

Partner

Licensee

Partner

Licensee

Business Partner

Digifort

OpenMarket

Seventh

Country

Brazil

United States

Brazil

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News Snippet

RealNetworks and Digifort Partner to Offer SAFR™ Facial Recognition Worldwide.

SÃO PAULO , Brazil , March 14 , 2019 -- RealNetworks , Inc. , a global leader in digital media software and services announced today that it has partnered with Digifort , a leader in video management systems headquartered in Brazil with offices around the world , to make the SAFR facial recognition platform available to Digifort 's 28,000 customers in more than 130 countries worldwide .

OpenMarket and RealNetworks Join Forces to Combat Messaging Fraud.

`` Following our collaboration to develop the Global A2P Code of Conduct , our partnership with RealNetworks , Inc. ' Kontxt furthers our commitment to protect consumers from intrusive messages while preserving brand relationships with customers . ''

RealNetworks and Seventh Introduce SAFR™ Facial Recognition to Latin America.

`` Our partnership with Seventh represents a significant step for RealNetworks , Inc. in our endeavor to build key partnerships for the marketing , sales , integration , delivery , and support of our facial recognition solution across the globe , '' said Jose Larrucea , RealNetworks , Inc. Vice President , Latin America .

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RealNetworks Team

9 Team Members

RealNetworks has 9 team members, including former Chief Financial Officer, Michael Eggers.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Daud Power

Founder

Former

Michael Eggers

Chief Financial Officer

Former

Eric E Russell

Chief Financial Officer

Former

Aref Matin

Chief Technology Officer

Former

Edmond Mesrobian

Walt Disney Enterprises, ARTISTdirect, Tesco, and Expedia

Chief Technology Officer

Former

Name

Daud Power

Michael Eggers

Eric E Russell

Aref Matin

Edmond Mesrobian

Work History

Walt Disney Enterprises, ARTISTdirect, Tesco, and Expedia

Title

Founder

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Status

Former

Former

Former

Former

Former

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