Bamboom Labs Raises $4.5 Million Seed Round
Bamboom Labs is beta testing a new service in New York designed to let consumers watch their favorite broadcast TV shows on any Internet-connected device. The company has raised $4.5 million from the likes of FirstMark Capital, First Round Capital, Highland Capital Partners, High Line Venture Partners, and SV Angel, according to VentureWire. For $10 a month Bamboom members can rent an HD antenna that will allow them to watch local broadcast stations, as well as record and save programs, on their PCs, smartphones, and other devices. Long Island City, NY-based Bamboom also makes Netflix’s library available via its service, and incorporates social-media features such as Twitter and Facebook.