Stuart Snaith


‘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 […]