UK-based Spektrix lands £5 million for its arts-focused SaaS platform

British arts and entertainment software provider Spektrix has raised £5 million in funding from two venture capital trusts (VCT) of Foresight Group, Foresight VCT plc and Foresight 4 VCT plc. The company plans to use the fresh capital to fuel its international expansion, with a particular focus on North America. Spektrix’s SaaS platform includes solutions […]

UK-based entertainment messaging startup Emoticast raises $5 million from angel investors

London-based Emoticast, a maker of apps that allow users to share music and entertainment content, announced that it has raised $5 million from several angel investors. The angels include tech and entertainment leaders, including Napster co-founder Sean Parker through Strangeloop Ventures, Black Eyed Peas co-founder will.i.am, the DJ David Guetta, former Maker Studios CEO Ynon Kreiz, Jason Epstein, Nicole Junkermann through Montilla International Corporation, and Alan Cannistraro.