Arts Alliance Media, based in London with offices in Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Oslo, Milan and Berlin, is the worldwide leader in digital cinema, offering a complete range of services, as well as VPF financing solutions.
These services include installation, maintenance and support for digital cinema systems, software solutions developed in-house, management and delivery of content to cinemas, and alternative content and live events. Currently AAM has over 3,200 screens signed up in multiple territories, including with many leading exhibitors across Europe, and has Virtual Print Fee agreements in place with all six Hollywood studios. Arts Alliance Media's digital cinema software touches 12,000 screens worldwide.
The London-based Network Operations Centre supports over 5,500 screens around the world ,and the company’s digital cinema lab has mastered over 2,500 titles to date, and shipped hundreds of thousands of DCPs. AAM’s strategic partnership with Arqiva allows exhibitors to benefit from satellite delivery of content to cinemas. Arts Alliance Media was founded in 2003 by Thomas Høegh
ALLOW is an information protection company that helps consumers regain control of their privacy and personal data with its unique services and technology. ALLOW was founded in 2010 by reformed marketer, Justin Basini, to bring transparency to the personal data market by letting consumers know that they don’t have to be a commodity and that they can be in control.
Brainient is an interactive advertising platform that helps agencies & advertisers get higher engagement & yield for their video ads. The company has also built a breakthrough Open API, allowing any designer or developer to create interactive extensions that brands can then use in their video ads.
Brainient is a Seedcamp 2009 winner, a The Next Web 2010 runner-up and part of UKTI's Global Entrepreneur Programme.
Kebony's leading technology produces materials that significantly contribute towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions. They have developed a method of modifying wood to produce an environmentally friendly alternative to both tropical and traditionally impregnated timber. Made from pine, Kebony's products can be used in many areas, ranging from wooden piers, decking, cladding and roofing to indoor flooring, furniture and window frames. As well as producing an alternative to tropical hardwood, this technology brings new industrial activity and new jobs within a sustainable industry.
Kenshoo is a provider of end-to-end search and social automated marketing technology for advertisers and agencies worldwide. The company's flagship product KENSHOO ENTERPRISE™ provides automated Quality Management™ for cross-platform search campaigns. Kenshoo's unique technology and approach today manages over $3 billion of marketing spend. Kenshoo enables advertisers and agencies worldwide to optimize campaigns high volume campaigns, optimise through multichannel attribution analysis and to boost ROI.
Lucky Voice opened its first private room karaoke venue in June 2005. Within five years, in addition to their owner-operated estate of 3 units, they had 2 fully branded franchises and a growing portfolio of leisure operators who license Lucky Voice software for use in their venues. Lucky Voice has also launched an online streaming service which is complemented by the Party Box, a microphone accessory widely distributed in UK retail. This offering was augmented in 2010 by a licensing deal which sees Lucky Voice as the official online karaoke partner with The X Factor.
Lucky Voice is passionate about making singing together a normal part of everyday life and giving people the means to enable that. Their vision is to become the de facto supplier of interactive karaoke services through multiple channels across the UK and beyond, powering high-quality shared singing experiences in every possible context.
Met Film is a unique organisation based in Ealing Studios, which comprises Met Film School, the UK's largest private film school in terms of student numbers; Met Film Production, an award-winning feature film production company; and Met Film Post, a cutting-edge post-production facility.
Founded in 2003, the school has trained over 3,000 students across 27 different courses, including an intensive two-year practical degree programme and new MA Filmmaking. The production company has produced a diverse slate of features including documentaries such as Heavy Load and Men Who Swim (aka Sync or Swim), as well as highly acclaimed narrative features, the most recent of which was The Infidel starring Omid Djalili. The post production company works for a wide range of clients, whose projects include feature films, TV productions, as well as large-scale outdoor art installations.
mydeco brings together the widest possible range of products from high street stores to niche retailers, thousands of inspiring looks to fit different budgets, expert designers on hand for advice, and simple 3D tools to help plan a room before even opening a tin of paint. In addition, the mydeco community allows users to share ideas, swap decorating tips and show off their designs. It's the total home package.
Povo helps SMEs to not just 'be online' but also 'get found' by establishing a more effective online presence. This service allows local businesses to monitor, fix and maintain their listings on a large number of relevant local sites and search engines from a single interface. The service is highly automated and delivers a personalised service at low service costs. The company is scaling through partners with a large SME customer base. For such partners, Povo's service means a low cost acquisition tool, a sticky retention service and an effective way to boost revenue per customer.
Shazam connects more than 250 million people, in more than 200 countries and 33 languages, to the music, TV shows and brands they love. Every week another 2 million curious people embrace Shazam. This makes Shazam the world’s leading media engagement company. Shazam Entertainment is a privately held company headquartered in London.
With smart onsite digital media solutions, YCD Multimedia enables retailers to realise rapid, measurable returns on investment. Their end-to-end offering provides professional services and technology to increase profits, optimise product mix and enhance the customer experience. For a decade they have led the field in innovation and customised installations for over 1,200 clients on five continents.
RollUp Media was founded in May 2011 by Ben Regensburger with the aim of strengthening the voice of independent publishers. Rollup Media is empowering independent publishers to scale their business, by helping them build larger audiences and generate more revenue, and enabling advertisers to better engage consumers by integrating advertising experiences with authentic, niche content from independent publishers.
Ledlight Group AS (LLG) is an innovative company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets lamps (CrystallLed™) based on LED technology for high-end applications in the professional market, with particular focus on sports and industrial applications.
CrystalLed™ lamps are highly energy- and cost efficient, environmentally friendly, and supported by a unique high power driver, developed and patented by LLG.
Established in 2005, LLG encompass industry knowledge and international experience in providing LED lighting solutions. LLG commits to increase clients’ performance, ensure safety and deliver excellent light tailored to the clients need.
Mr Wolf, specializes in the production and distribution worldwide of live and recorded feature-length music content. It is backed by Arts Alliance Ventures and has offices in London and Los Angeles. The company releases “Springsteen & I,” which was produced by Ridley Scott’s RSA, in July 2013.
City Screen is the UK's largest art-house focussed cinema circuit. The company has 21 sites in key university cities throughout the UK including Oxford, Cambridge, Brighton, York, Aberdeen, Exeter, and in London at Notting Hill, Brixton, Clapham, Greenwich, Hackney and Stratford.
The company was the first major cinema group in the UK to convert 100% of its screens to digital cinema projection. City Screen also provides programming and ticketing solutions to over 50 independent cinemas throughout the UK and Norway, and operates a standalone distribution company, Picturehouse Entertainment. City Screen was sold to Cineworld Group plc in December 2012.
graze.com was started by 7 friends who all share a passion for food. When they found they couldn't eat the food they loved at work, they asked around and realised there were loads of people just like them. So in April 2007 they decided to stop playing off-peak foodies and go full time. They took the plunge, gave up their jobs and built the graze kitchen. They now spend all their time sourcing the foods they love and finding even better ways to get them to you. In their first month Graze sent out over 8,000 boxes. They now ship over one million boxes each month.
The investment was sold in December 2012.
blinkbox is fast becoming Europe's largest and most popular online only film and television entertainment company. It provides consumers with a wide selection of PPV and free premium content via its website, Sony's PS3 and Samsung's internet-enabled TVs. The company was sold to Tesco plc in April 2011.
Interactive Investor is a London-based financial portal. The company's active community of individual investors and independent financial advisors use the site to track stocks, find out about new financial products, and plan their personal financial portfolios. Co-Investors include Hollinger Digital. The company listed on the LSE in 2000 and was later sold to AMP.
Kiala is the leading service provider of take-out stores network in Europe, enabling customers to avoid the disadvantages of a missed home delivery of a parcel. Kiala targets active consumers buying from a distance (through catalogues, the Internet or teleshopping), as well as the nomad workers, who encounter delivery issues due to their absence from home during the day. Kiala set-up a network of take-out stores which offer easy access and wide opening hours (Kiala Points), allowing these customers to pick up, pay for and return their parcels quickly where and when it suits them best. Kiala was acquired by UPS in February 2012.
lastminute.com is Europe’s leading travel and leisure website. Based on the idea of matching supply and demand, it offers consumers last minute opportunities to acquire airline tickets, hotel rooms, package holidays, entertainment tickets, restaurant reservations and home delivery, speciality services, gifts and auctions. Operating across multiple markets, lastminute.com has established approximately 13,600 supplier relationships and over 9.8 million subscribers to its weekly newsletter.lastminute.com was listed on the NASDAQ and LSE in 2000 and was sold to Sabre Holdings Corporation in 2005.
LOVEFiLM International, the European market leader in online DVD rental with over 1,200,000 subscribers, and approximately 50% of all rental transactions in the UK, as well as strong market share in Germany, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The company was founded in 2003.
LOVEFiLM International offers customers the largest DVD library in Europe, with more than 70,000 unique titles and 3 million DVDs and video games, as well as a fast-growing Video-on-Demand (VoD) and streaming service. The company was sold to Amazon in February 2011.
Opera started in 1994 as a research project inside Norway’s largest telecom company, Telenor. Within a year, it branched out into an independent development company named Opera Software ASA.
Today, Opera Software develops the Opera Web browser, a high-quality, multi-platform product for a wide range of platforms, operating systems and embedded Internet products – including Mac, PC and Linux computers, mobile phones and PDAs, game consoles, and other devices like the Nintendo Wii, DS, Sony Mylo, and more.
Opera’s vision is to deliver the best Internet experience on any device. Opera’s key business objective is to earn global leadership in the market for PC/desktops and embedded products. Opera’s main business strategy is to provide a browser that operates across devices, platforms and operating systems, and can deliver a faster, more stable and flexible Internet experience than its competitors.