Next -UP Hit Crowdfunding Target In Just 10 Days

NextUp Comedy has smashed their crowdfunding target in just 10 days, with over £350k raised at the time of writing and 7 days of fundraising left to go. So far, over 370 investors have backed NextUp Comedy, hailed as the…

Creator of Grand Theft Auto invests in comedy tech start-up NextUp

Mike Dailly, best known for designing the original prototype of Grand Theft Auto – one of the most successful gaming franchises of all time, has recently invested in NextUp – a global video platform that’s disrupting the stand-up comedy market.…

James Acaster invests in Netflix rival NextUp

James Acaster – the comedian famous for his ‘classic scrapes’ (he’s written a book on the matter) – has revealed he accidentally bought shares in a company thinking it was Netflix. They were instead for the similarly titled NextUp –…

NextUp – SVODs with a social conscience where Netflix can’t compete

The fact that niche SVOD (Subscription Video on Demand) services are on the rise is old news – there’s an SVOD for almost everything now – History Hit for history, Docsville for documentaries and Shudder for horror. But how are…

NextUp Announces New Investment Round

Comedy streaming platform NextUp has announced the opening of a new financing round which will be lead by existing investors Velocity Technology EIS Fund. Founded by the BBC Worldwide’s former Director of Comedy – Stuart Snaith, as well as the…

NEXTUP – ONLINE COMEDY PLATFORM COMING TO AMAZON

NEXTUP – ONLINE COMEDY PLATFORM ANNOUNCES NEW DEAL WITH AMAZON CHANNELS  “NextUp: can it become the Netflix for British standup comedy? … Standups are excited” The Guardian  “NextUp’s arrival only spells good news” Loaded   ‘NextUp is Netflix for UK…