As technology advances, so too does the way we experience entertainment. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become an integral part of how we access and interact with our favorite films and
About the SVTA Grant Program
The Streaming Video Technology 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 Technology 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.
Diversity and Inclusion
We are committed to extending Grant Program Awards to businesses owned by under-represented and/or marginalized groups. You can read more about this means for the Grant Program applicants in our Diversity and Inclusion Statement.
Current Grant Members
Companies are eligible to receive up to five (5) consecutive grant awards. The first three awards are free. The final two are charged at $1000/year. After the fifth award, companies must pay for membership at the standard rates.
Grant Member Blogs
Each year, the Streaming Video Alliance opens its doors to innovative startups and small companies as part of its Membership Grant Program. For 2022, the Alliance welcomed a number of
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
Disney+ just launched, and from the moment the first of several million clicked ‘subscribe’, the home of the famous mouse had to be at the ready. As Fierce Video points
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.