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ITV invests in THIS

ITV has announced its latest Media for Equity investment in plant-based meat business THIS, its first investment in a food company. As part of ITV Adventures Invest, its Media for Equity investment fund, ITV has agreed to invest up to £4 million of advertising inventory across ITV’s channels and ITVX in return for a minority […]

September 22, 2023

Channel 4 Ventures takes £3.5m stake in Airtasker

Channel 4 Ventures has announced it will pay A$6.5 million (£3.5m) for a 20 per cent stake in Airtasker UK, the UK subsidiary of the online and mobile marketplace. Airtasker says the investment will enable it to accelerate its UK marketplace growth through access to Channel 4’s free streaming service (with over 1.2 billion views […]

June 8, 2023

UKTV Ventures invests in StoryTerrace

UKTV has invested in the UK biography-writing service, StoryTerrace, via its multi-million pound investment fund, UKTV Ventures. StoryTerrace matches ordinary people with a professional ghost-writer to turn their life story into a beautiful book. The company has documented thousands of life stories with a network of over 600 professional ghost-writers globally, many of which have […]

February 6, 2023

Kilcawley promoted to Director of UKTV Ventures

UKTV has promoted Brendan Kilcawley to Director of UKTV Ventures to lead the ‘Airtime for Equity’ investment fund after joining the fund in 2021 as Head of Commercial. UKTV Ventures exchanges TV advertising inventory for minority equity stakes, alongside venture capital firms, in direct-to-consumer start-ups looking to build brands, acquire new customers and grow to the […]

November 23, 2022

Instoried secures $8m to expand AI-powered platform

Instoried, the only AI-powered pre-publication sentiment analysis tool that enhances content performance in real-time has raised $8m in funding from Pritt Investment Partners and 9Unicorns with participation from Mumbai Angels, Venture Catalysts Angel Fund and SOSV. Instoried turns traditional content performance tracking software on its head, delivering real-time sentiment analysis at the point of content […]

October 27, 2021

Altman Solon acquires Venture Consulting

Altman Solon, the global strategy consulting firm focused exclusively on Telecommunications, Media, and Technology (TMT), has announced its acquisition of Venture Consulting, the largest TMT specialist consulting firm in Australia and New Zealand. Venture Consulting will start operating as part of Altman Solon in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) today under the leadership of two […]

May 10, 2021