Company history and milestones

From the lab to the top

From Start-up to Scale-up
And still on the rise

Where we came from and what we've accomplished so far

Since our company was founded in 2017, we’ve come quite a mile. What started as a research project at the university can now proudly be presented as an arising company well-positioned in the video streaming market. Obviously, that did not happen overnight. Read about our company history and the milestones we’ve reached so far. From customer and feature announcement to viewer records and company awards – a short overview of the life of StriveCast.

Company Quick Facts

Founded: 2017

Founders: Alexander Schäfer & Christopher Probst-Ranly

Industry: Streaming technology/ Content Delivery

Connected users per day: 150.000+ 

Annual video sessions: 2.000.000+

Number of Employees: 15+

Offices: 4

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Company Lifeline


At the beginning of the year the company was officially founded.

The StriveCast technology was introduced as an innovative fully WebRTC based P2P streaming solution. 

The first product StriveCast OTT made this P2P CDN solution available for the broadcasting sector.

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Continued business growth made new steps possible opening the doors for new records such as the first stream with more than 165.000 concurrent viewers.

With StriveCastEnterprise the P2P technology became availabe as a fully Web-RTC based eCDN solution available to all enterprises.

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While the technological side took big steps, the main business objective in 2019 was to continue to establish a solid company ground.

As the StriveCast products continued to improve new features were developed.

These made StriveCast’s P2P technology the first ISP friendly P2P solution.

Further, the solution could proudly be presented as the world’s first low latency P2P CDN.

The release of our native SDK for all devices made our P2P technology available on all devices and operating systems.

The additional release of a local client, moreover, guaranteed full compatibility with older, local devices.

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After a lot of ground work in the first years, 2020 was a year of exhilaration.

With LSD Live we won Latin americas biggest broadcasting company as a customer StriveCast was able to hit a new all-time record of 2.000.000+ video session in one year.

In addition, the official partnership with Ramp and the Microsoft Teams integration made accessing StriveCast for companies even more convenient.

Furthermore, StriveCast was voted finalist in 2 categories at the Streaming Media Readers Choice Awards.

The release of StriveCast’s video analytics tools, made real-time video analytics available with all video streaming solutions.

As one of the first companies, StriveCast offers a solution for full mDNS compatibility.

Further, our integration solution for iOS guarantees full Safari compatibility.

Whats-more, our Multi-Tenant-Reseller Dashboard grants our reselling partners full control over their customer cases.

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At the beginning of 2021, StriveCast was officially announced part of the Streaming Media Alliance. As a part of this important industry fellowship, we are excited to keep shaping the future of media delivery.

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StriveCast Enterprise – the eCDN inside your browser

Simplifying Enterprise Video Delivery

Deliver high-quality webcasts for corporate communications without facing any technical issues: StriveCast Enterprise is a WebRTC based Peer-To-Peer eCDN that is already pre-integrated in most modern video platforms. It ensures high-quality video streaming at minimum bandwidth requirements. StriveCast Enterprise lets you reliably deliver your live events with unlimited scalability.

Interested in more information? Contact us directly and see StriveCast Enterprise in action.


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