XBMC Foundation Sponsors

Diamond Sponsors

sponsor bytemark

Bytemark started in 2001 as a consulting firm based in York, UK. Its directors are experienced software and network engineers Matthew Bloch and Peter Taphouse. They combined their experience to build the UK’s ‘nerd hosting outfit of choice’.


Established in 2008, MINIX has since emerged as a global leader in the development of next generation computers, setting a new precedent in portable PC & Media Hub technology. MINIX pursues the latest in technological innovation to offer revolutionary devices capable of fulfilling all your computing and multi-media demands.


WebHostingBuzz is a leading provider of web hosting services to over 250,000 websites from small to large. Whether you are an individual, a small business or a larger corporation, we can provide web hosting that meets your demands.


Since 1993, NVIDIA has pioneered the art and science of visual computing. The company’s technologies are transforming a world of displays into a world of interactive discovery — for everyone from gamers to scientists, and consumers to enterprise customers. With its SHIELD family of products, NVIDIA offers innovative ways to game, watch TV and movies, listen to music, and enjoy a world of entertainment apps.


WeTek offers a new dimension of technology, innovative products and solutions with the best support. Wetek is a company dedicated to designing and manufacturing products, which will satisfy all customer needs (in the sector of Home entertainment) and contribute to a better quality life for clients.


Gold Sponsors


- The #1 cross platform IR receiver which features the ability to pair any remote control for use with your favorite media center application.

Mythic Beasts

- Virtual Servers, Dedicated Servers, Co-location and Shell Accounts

Mac Mini Vault

- Professional colocation & hosting.


Becoming an XBMC Foundation Sponsor

Kodi is a fairly expensive operation to maintain, and as such, we are always happy to welcome new sponsors to the fold, as additional sponsorships tend to make it easier to further development and spread the word. To become an XBMC Foundation sponsor, any organization may simply contact the XBMC Foundation at contact -at- kodi.tv.

With that said, the XBMC Foundation remains a non-profit organization, and as such, we would like very much to combine simple financial growth with definite software and community growth. Keeping that in mind, we ask that all potential sponsors answer the following brief questions in their contact email:

  1. 1. In a paragraph, could you tell us a bit about your organization?
  2. 2. Why would you like to become an XBMC Foundation sponsor?
  3. 3. What efforts have you made, if any, to advance Open Source Software generally and Kodi specifically?
  4. 4. What level of XBMC Foundation Sponsorship are  you interested in?

Sponsorship Levels

DevCon Sponsor

Each year, the XBMC Foundation hosts a single Developers Conference sometime in early fall, typically in September. Each year we are happy to accept a single DevCon Sponsor to help defray the costs of the Conference. The DevCon sponsor will have its name included on all DevCon t-shirts, including any DevCon t-shirts the organization determines to sell to the general public. The DevCon sponsor will also have its name included in any Conference banners and the Conference and next Beta 1 blog posts. Finally, the DevCon Sponsor will receive all the perks of being a Diamond Sponsor.

The cost of the DevCon Sponsorship is negotiable.

Diamond Sponsor

All Diamond Sponsors will be listed alphabetically on the sponsorship page along with their logo, as well as having two links on the front page of the http://kodi.tv blog, at least one of which will be above the “fold.” All Diamond Sponsors may refer to themselves as an “XBMC Foundation Sponsor” or simply as a “Kodi Sponsor.” Diamond Sponsors are invited to come speak to the Team at the yearly DevCon at their expense.

A yearly Diamond Sponsorship costs $10,000, a portion of which may be donated as services (particularly services critical to the development or maintenance of Kodi) at the behest of the Foundation Board of Directors.

Gold Sponsor

All Gold Sponsors will be linked in text on the sponsorship page. All Gold Sponsors may refer to themselves in press as an “XBMC Foundation Sponsor” or as a “Kodi Sponsor.” Gold Sponsors are invited to come speak to the Team at the yearly DevCon at their expense.

A yearly Gold Sponsorship costs $2,500, a portion of which may be donated as services at the behest of the Foundation Board of Directors.

Terms and Conditions

The XBMC Foundation reserves the right to refuse or remove any sponsorship for any reason. No goods or services will be transferred to any sponsor in connection with their donation.

About Kodi

Kodi is a free and open source media player application developed by the XBMC Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium. Kodi is available for multiple operating-systems and hardware platforms, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet.