Roku Exit


On September 28, 2017, Roku completed its IPO. The company trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ROKU".

We made our initial pre-IPO investment in Roku in 2015.
Roku makes Internet streaming devices that enable consumers to access streaming content through their television. Roku channels offer both free and premium programming, and current offerings include PBS, YouTube, Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, HBO Go, Sling TV, and others.

IPO/Exit History

  • Year founded: 2002
  • SVVC initial investment: 2015
  • IPO date: 9/28/17
  • SVVC exit: July 2019
  • Realized gain: $10 million
  • Return on investment: 417%