Syncbak Announces Significant Growth, Seeks New Location in Corridor
As demand for its live-streaming technology soars, Syncbak looks to add top talent and relocate headquarters to accommodate the expansion.
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA — December 12, 2018 — In the first in a series of major announcements expected over the coming months, Syncbak today announced plans to double its workforce in 2019. The company is also actively looking for a new location in the corridor to accommodate their growth.
To accelerate their hiring plans, Syncbak is hosting a recruitment open house on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at its current headquarters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. More information, as well as registration for the event, can be found on the company’s website at www.syncbak.com/careers.
Syncbak is the world’s leader in live local streaming, powering more than 10 million hours annually on popular viewer destinations like CBS All Access, Hulu, fuboTV, Sony, the NFL and more. SBTV, the company’s direct-to-consumer product, is experiencing explosive growth as consumers look for free, ad support, streaming content – live and on-demand.
Consistently recognized as the most valuable venture capital backed startup in the state, Syncbak’s expansion announcement comes after a tremendous year of growth for the company. “2018 was an amazing year for us. Our technology now reaches over 99% of the U.S. and we’ve set our sights on major expansion, we’re even looking to go international,” said Jack Perry, founder of Syncbak. “If you’ve ever wanted to join a high-growth, profitable startup, now is the time. Syncbak needs all the superstars we can find.”
Syncbak is the leader in OTT solutions, powering more than 10 million hours of live local broadcasts on OTT destinations like CBS All Access, Hulu, fuboTV, Sony, Amazon, the NFL, and more. Syncbak’s end-to-end platform, SimpleSync, is used by broadcasters for live-stream transcoding, cloud-based rights resolution, cloud-based DVR, device filtering, geo-location services, content management, stream monitoring, video clipping and dynamic ad insertion. Syncbak’s technology currently reaches 99 percent of the US population across 208 markets, representing 99 station groups and all major networks, including CBS, ABC, FOX, NBC, and the CW.
Syncbak recently expanded its platform with the launch of SBTV. SBTV leverages Syncbak’s industry-leading live stream platform, SimpleSync, and its proprietary live DAI technology, AdSync, to deliver free, hyper-local content to viewers anytime, anywhere. The company was founded in 2009 and has offices in Cedar Rapids, IA and New York, NY.
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