Streaming Video Alliance Grant Program

Grant Program

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About the Program

The Streaming Video Alliance Grant Program was started in 2018 to help smaller companies, like startups, bring their innovative ideas and technology into our working groups and projects without financial encumbrance. This benefits the Streaming Video Alliance as well as the industry but infusing our publications with bleeding-edge ideas. But it’s also beneficial to the Grant companies by allowing them unfettered access to many of the larger companies with whom they might want to engage, sometimes even resulting in acquisition.

Current Grant Members


Principal Membership

All Grant Recipients receive a 1-year Principal membership (our highest level).

Financial Requirements

Applying companies must generate less than $1.5M in annual revenue. Documentation, such as a letter from an accountant or CFO, needs to accompany the application.


Grant recipient companies are expected to attend our three face-to-face meetings as well as get involved in appropriate working groups.


Grant recipient companies are expected to announce their award in a press release.

Grant Member Blogs

Fighting Stream Piracy with ContentArmor Video Watermark

Piracy Is Your Toughest Competitor Assessing the impact of streaming piracy has always been a difficult and controversial exercise. Interestingly, in a panel about “IP Protection” during the 2019 OTT Sports Pro Summit in Madrid, an anti-piracy representative of a large PayTV operator shared an internal evaluation of the scale of streaming piracy for their

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Solving The Streaming Scale Challenge

The Capacity Gap Much has been said about the explosive growth in the demand for streaming video, and how it impacts the infrastructure that supplies it. Some estimate that in a few years streaming demand will outpace the ability to supply it by a factor of five. With CPU performance increasing at a modest 3.5%

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Yes. Grant recipients are reviewed each year after the close of the current application window. Those companies that the board feels have been participating and engaging faithfully may be awarded a subsequent grant (so long as they continue to meet the financial requirements).

No. All Grant Program applicants must be a formal organization (i.e., corporation, LLC, etc.).

Yes. Grant Program Members are afforded all the opportunities of a Principal member including voting rights. In some cases, leading a project can help with receiving subsequent grant awards.

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