San Francisco – based Samba TV, provider of smart TV applications have acquired Polish Filmaster. The company’s personalization, recommendation and analytics solutions for the entertainment industry will compliment Samba’s smart TV platform in such a way, among other functionalities, that viewers will be able to determine what content is trending with real-time analytics. Samba TV has already begun deploying Filmaster technology in its products and the acquisition now represents the company’s largest presence in the European market. Warsaw joins San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Austin, Tokyo, Taipei among the operational hubs for Samba TV. Warsaw will be Samba TV’s primary product development group for products focused on the European market. Borys Musielak, CEO and Founder of Filmmaster added, “When I heard Ashwin present at Bitspiration Festival in Poland, I knew right away that we shared the same vision. Exactly one year later, we’re excited to join Samba TV, participate in its rapid growth and contribute to its launch in Europe.”
Borys is well-known promotor of Polish tech ecosystem and has been running Warsaw-tech hub Reaktor for several years. The venue regularly hosts founders, entrepreneurs, investors, consultants for its Wednesday evening OpenReaktor networking events fuelled with pizza, beer and last but not least – 3 quality presentations.