Octopus Interactive is a startup bringing an interactive TV and ad experience into Uber and Lyft rides. It is the industry leader in rideshare entertainment and advertising.
Octopus is offering something of a more interactive version of this concept to rideshare drivers, who can use it to keep their passengers entertained and also earn extra money.
Octopus Interactive was founded in 2018 by Cherian Thomas & Bradford Sayler. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.
Octopus Interactive's Play Octopus, a tablets to enhance the rideshare experience with games, cash prizes, and other entertainment for riders. Rideshare drivers get free tablets, free mounts, free LTE data, and earn up to $100 month for driving with the tablet.
Octopus Interactive is backed by Sinclair Digital Group, MathCapital and others. The company raised $10.3M from a latest financing on Nov 07, 2019. This brings Octopus' total funding to around $15M to date.