With the iflix Philippines team at their Manila HQ
We kicked into August with exciting news, announcing our largest ever fund raising of $133 million. It's extremely humbling to have the support of global media giants - Evolution Media, Sky PLC, Liberty Global, Hearst, Zain, Emtek Group; who all share our vision of revolutionising internet TV in emerging markets all over the world. Amazing work by the iflix team, who worked tirelessly to make this happen.
iCar Asia and Frontier DV also announced their results for 1H 2017, both companies recording great revenue growth. The teams have strong growth strategies in place for the year, and the results reaffirm their plans. I'm proud of the entire Group's efforts and look forward to finishing the year strong.
- Catcha Group Co-founder + Group CEO, Patrick Grove
FUNDING OPTIONS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA HAVE OPENED UP IN RECENT YEARS
CNBC Managing Asia Patrick Grove, CEO of Catcha Group, talks about how venture capital funding in Southeast Asia has grown in recent years. Watch Here
IFLIX ENTREPRENEUR TARGETS EMERGING MARKETS
Financial Times When you run a business called iflix that streams movies and box-sets into homes from Iraq to Indonesia, being known as the “Netflix of emerging markets” is inevitable. But it is an inevitability that causes co-founder and chief executive Mark Britt to bristle. Rather, he prefers to highlight the similarities to Spotify — content on both the music streaming service and iflix is curated by celebrities and aficionados. Read more
IN THE NEWS
iflix raises $133m for emerging markets
Techcrunch ·Read More
iflix bringing Disney to Southeast Asia
Mumbrella Asia ·Read More
Patrick Grove: the Rich Lister in Asia with iflix
Australian Financial Review ·Read More
'I really wanted to create something that Southeast Asia can be proud of'
CNBC ·Watch Here
Catcha plans to grow and extend reach
Straits Times ·Read More
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