HotStar's Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding and Acquisitions

HotStar is a web and mobile-based application that enables users to watch television programs and reality shows.

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OVERVIEW

Founded:

2015

Headquarters:

MumbaiMaharashtra

Status:

PrivateSubsidiary of Novi Digital Entertainment Private Limited

Industry Sector:

Movies & Entertainment

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Competitive Analysis

TOP COMPETITORS OR ALTERNATIVES

YuppTV is HotStar's #1 rival. YuppTV was founded in 2006 in Alpharetta, Georgia. Like HotStar, YuppTV also operates in the Movies & Entertainment space. YuppTV generates $1.8B less revenue than HotStar.

Spuul is one of HotStar's top competitors. Spuul is headquartered in Singapore, Other, and was founded in 2010. Like HotStar, Spuul also works within the Movies & Entertainment sector. Spuul generates 0.65% the revenue of HotStar.

HOOQ is seen as one of HotStar's top competitors. HOOQ was founded in 2015, and its headquarters is in Comcentre, Central Singapore. Like HotStar, HOOQ also works within the Movies & Entertainment sector. HOOQ has 427 fewer employees than HotStar.

RANK

COMPANY

LEADERSHIP

CEO SCORE

EMPLOYEES

TOTAL FUNDING

REVENUE

CEO

- -
627
$226.7M
$1.9B
1

Udaynandan Reddy

Founder & CEO

88/100
315
$57.5M
$35M
2

Rajiv Vaidya

CEO

82/100
60
- -
$12M
3

Peter Bithos

CEO

88/100
200
$25M
$5M
4

CEO

- -
- -
5

Reed Hastings

Chairman & CEO

83/100
7,100
$1.9B
$17.6B
6

Vamshi Reddy

Co-Founder & CEO

70/100
130
- -
$5.3M
7

CEO

- -
3
- -
$1000B
8

Robert M. Bakish

President & CEO

76/100
10,400
- -
$12.9B
9

Saket Saurabh

CEO

69/100
57
$10M
$1.5M
10

CEO

- -
10
- -
$ < 1M

Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to HotStar

HotStar Funding History

Since HotStar was founded in 2015, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total HotStar has raised $226.7M. HotStar's last funding round was on Mar 2019 for a total of $153.0M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Equity
Mar 2019
$153M

Star India

Equity
Aug 2018
$73.7M

Total Funding: $226.7M

Since HotStar was founded in 2015, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total HotStar has raised $226.7M. HotStar's last funding round was on Mar 2019 for a total of $153.0M

Investments

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HotStar News

October 4, 2019TV News4U

Star Sports brings VIVO Pro Kabaddi playoffs fanfest to Ahmedabad from 14th to 19th October

Ahmedabad: In an attempt to truly elevate the fan experience and create a spectacle like never before... See more »
September 21, 2019TV News4U

Hotstar VIP announces the Digital Premiere of mythological TV series Namah

Mumbai: Hotstar VIP users can catch an exclusive preview of the much-awaited Star Plus show Namah. Th... See more »
August 28, 2019Telecomlive

Hotstar races ahead of Netflix, Amazon Prime amid major shift to OTT platforms

Disney's Hotstar is the most preferred OTT platform in India leaving behind US-based Netflix and Jeff... See more »
August 17, 2019Indian Television

Hotstar withdraws as an associate sponsor of IPL

MUMBAI: Hotstar, Star India's online streaming platform, has withdrawn as an associate sponsor of the... See more »
August 9, 2019Indian Television

Kick-Off this football season with Premier League LIVE on Hotstar VIP

MUMBAI: With Premier League kicking off this week, football fans in India can revel as Hotstar VIP is... See more »
August 9, 2019TV News4U

Hotstar VIP to livestream all matches of Premier League starting 10th August 2019

Mumbai: With Premier League kicking off this week, football fans in India can revel as Hotstar VIP is... See more »
August 7, 2019Indian Television

Globally Acclaimed Spy-Thriller Series 'Killing Eve' to launch on Hotstar Premium

MUMBAI: With a chase that transverses borders, 'Killing Eve' is the story of two women - Eve and Vill... See more »

HotStar Blogs

HotStar Press Releases

May 23, 2016Business Wire India

Hotstar and Akamai Announce Renewal of Partnership in India to Scale for Live Sports Events

Business Wire IndiaHotstar, India's largest premium video streaming platform and Akamai Technologies,... See more »
October 23, 2015WEB NEWSWIRE

Star Plus and Tata Memorial Centre support Breast Cancer Awareness

Star Plus has been an inspiration for millions in the country through its unique and distinguished st... See more »
September 25, 2015WEB NEWSWIRE

Badtameez Dil to move from Star Plus to hotstar from 28th September

hotstar, India's largest digital platform powered by leading content across Movies, Drama, Sports and... See more »
August 24, 2015PRESS RELEASE POINT

HOSTAR Titan Dollies at Work in Regulator Plant

HOSTAR Marine's Titan Dollies were recently referenced in a question and answe session with Regulator... See more »

HotStar Videos

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HotStar is a web and mobile-based application that enables users to watch television programs and reality shows. HotStar was founded in 2015. HotStar's headquarters is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra, IN 400013. It has raised 226.7M in 2 rounds. The la...

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Frequently Asked Questions about HotStar

  1. When was HotStar founded?

    HotStar was founded in 2015
  2. How much revenue does HotStar generate?

    HotStar generates $1.9B in revenue
  3. How much funding does HotStar have?

    HotStar has historically raised $226.7M in funding
  4. Where is HotStar's headquarters?

    HotStar's headquarters is in Mumbai Maharashtra, IN
  1. How many employees does HotStar have?

    HotStar has 627 employees
  2. What sector does HotStar operate in?

    HotStar is in Movies & Entertainment
  3. Who are HotStar's competitors?

    HotStar's top competitors are YuppTV, Spuul, HOOQ