Evolution Media Capital


Asian Netflix rival raises $30m

A new Southeast Asian SVOD service has raised US$30 million as it rolls out across the region. iflix, which claims to offer thousands of hours of entertainment content, secured the funding in a round led by international investment firm Catcha Group – which co-founded the initiative with Evolution Media Capital – and leading Philippines telecoms […]

Base79 trebles online video views

Base79, the UK-based network for video creators, content owners and brands, reached 92 million unique viewers globally in September – triple the number of views from the same time last year. The figure, taken from Comscore’s Worldwide YouTube partner report, puts Base79 ahead of other multichannel networks such as Machinima and Rightster, Base79 claims. The […]

YouTube channel operator gets cash injection from CAA-backed bank

Base79, the UK-based digital company that operates a swathe of YouTube channels, has received a cash injection from Evolution Media Capital, a boutique investment bank part-owned by the Creative Artists Agency. EMC’s investment division contributed the cash. A Base79 spokesman would not disclose how much the ‘multimillion’ dollar investment was for, but noted that last year […]