This Dad Started a Streaming Service So He Could Find Decent Shows for His 2-Year-Old. 5 Years Later, Viacom Bought It for $340 Million

When serial entrepreneur Ilya Pozin and his co-founder Tom Ryan launched Pluto TV in 2014, the idea went against the grain. Pluto was brought up to be a streaming service unlike a subscription based model. It was bought out by Viacom and its technology is used internationally now. Pluto’s business model is different but has given it an advantage compared to alternatives.