Bruce Tuchman invests in ‘Netflix of stand up comedy’

Bruce Tuchman, former president of AMC Global and Sundance Channel Global, has invested in NextUp, the stand-up comedy SVOD service, as it sees its latest investment round double. NextUp’s last financial raise saw it valued at £1.5 million (US$2.12 million). The target for the latest funding round on SyndicateRoom was £300,000, and is currently oversubscribed […]

‘Netflix of comedy’ NextUp secures funds of £230k

NextUp, a stand up comedy VOD platform that launched in 2016, has completed its latest investment round, securing £230,000 (US$297,000) while also striking a distribution deal with Virgin Atlantic. The latest funding round brings the platform to a valuation of £1.5 million, up from £750,000. In addition to the company’s current investors, Technologies SAS and […]

‘Netflix of stand up comedy’ launches

A new subscription video-on-demand service for stand-up comedy has debuted in the UK. NextUp launched yesterday, offering comedy fans “a wealth” of recorded stand-up performances for £3.50 (US$4.35) per month. The team behind YouTube channel and live comedy night ComComedy and former BBC Worldwide director of comedy and 2Entertain managing director Stuart Snaith have launched […]