SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, 15 June, 2021 – Reelgood, a San Francisco-based start-up that makes an all-in-one streaming TV guide, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneers.” Reelgood offers a free consumer product, as well as B2B services, including streaming catalog data and industry insights for tech companies, studios, and hedge funds.
The World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers are early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the use of new technologies and innovation that are poised to have a significant impact on business and society.
With their selection as Technology Pioneer, Reelgood’s CEO David Sanderson will contribute to Forum initiatives over the next two years, working with global leaders to help address key industry and societal issues.
“We’re excited to welcome Reelgood to our 2021 cohort of Technology Pioneers,” says Susan Nesbitt, Head of the Global Innovators Community, World Economic Forum. “Reelgood and its fellow pioneers are developing technologies that can help society solve some of its most pressing issues. We look forward to their contribution to the World Economic Forum in its commitment to improving the state of the world.”
“We are thrilled to receive this acknowledgment from the World Economic Forum,” said Reelgood’s CEO David Sanderson. “Reelgood combines all shows and movies across a user’s streaming services into a single application enabling viewers to spend their evenings enjoying great content instead of endlessly browsing. We feel that our product gives the most valuable resource – time – back to our users.”
This year’s cohort come from regions all around the world, extending their community far beyond Silicon Valley. The firms include start-ups from 26 countries, with UAE, El Salvador, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe represented for the first time. This year also marks the first time in the community’s history where over 30% of the cohort are led by women.
The diversity of these companies extends to their innovations as well. 2021 Tech Pioneer firms are shaping the future by advancing technologies such as AI, IoT, robotics, blockchain, biotechnology, and many more.
Technology Pioneers have been selected based on the community’s selection criteria, which includes innovation, impact, and leadership as well as the company’s relevance with the World Economic Forum’s Platforms.
All information on this year’s Technology Pioneers can be found here.
About Reelgood: Reelgood is an all-in-one streaming TV guide. They are a San Francisco-based start-up offering a free consumer product as well as B2B services including streaming catalog data and industry insights for tech companies, studios, and hedge funds.
About World Economic Forum: The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas. (www.weforum.org).
About the Technology Pioneers:
The World Economic Forum believes that innovation is critical to the future well-being of society and to driving economic growth. Launched in 2000, the Technology Pioneer community is composed of early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the design, development, and deployment of new technologies and innovations, and are poised to have a significant impact on business and society.
The World Economic Forum provides the Technology Pioneers community with a platform to engage with the public- and private-sector leaders and to contribute new solutions to overcome the current crisis and build future resiliency.