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August 7, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Marion Representatives of Marion, Iowa-based company Syncbak appeared in federal court in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday to request that Judge Jon Scoles dismiss document requests made by New York startup Aereo. The company, which allows users to watch local broadcast television online … read more

5610_56ce139332_small April 25, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Marion Following CBS Corporation's announcement Monday that it made a strategic minority investment in TV-streaming startup Syncbak, several news outlets have suggested that the action may have something to do with a similar startup, Aereo. While Syncbak operates on a limited, pay-TV model, New York-based Aereo allows users to watch local broadcast television online with more freedom. CBS was among a number of … read more

5600_c2cf004bef_small April 22, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Marion CBS Corporation this morning announced that it has made a minority investment in Marion, Iowa-based startup Syncbak. Founded in 2009, Syncbak provides a television streaming platform that utilizes mobile devices' location-based authentication technology to allow local news networks and affiliates to push content to viewers in their area. The media giant did not disclose the terms of the deal and … read more

5191_4e01b19f1b_small January 17, 2013 by Laura Billingsley

Marion A little more than a year after unveiling its internet television platform, Syncbak this week completed the release of its mobile app's second version (above). The app, which streams content in television markets where broadcasters have implemented Syncbak's technology, boasts a redesigned user interface and added features. Users of the app can now see which content is live and set reminders … read more

2551_3656b21d22_small July 14, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Marion Syncbak announced Monday that it has closed a $4 million Series B finance round, bringing total capital raised to $5.6 million. New and existing investors in the Marion, Iowa-based company include … read more

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