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Hailed as ‘The Netflix for UK Stand-Up’ by Engadget - NextUp is a comedy video platform co-founded by BBC Worldwide's former Director of Comedy.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location London, United Kingdom
  • Currency GBP
  • Founded November 2016
  • Employees 5
  • Incorporation Type Other
  • Website

Company Summary

*Last Few Days of Funding Round: *

'App of the Day' // 'Apps We Love' -Apple
Virgin Atlantic // Audible // BBC3 // Soho Theatre -Contracts Won
BAFTA-Winning Team // 4.5* App Store Rated // 4.2 TrustPilot
Former MGM President -Investor & Advisor

NextUp have spend the last two years developing their catalogue and platform. Now, with an LTV of £45 and CAC of £15 in a growing £19bn market, NextUp is ready for growth.


  • - BAFTA-winner and experienced comedy producer and writer
    - Worked with Amazon Studios, Comedy Central, E4 and Cartoon Network
    - Has an in-depth understanding of the stand-up industry
    - Created comedy viral successes amassing 10 million hits for Paddy Power, Alize and Durex

  • - Part of BBC's New Talent Hotlist 2017 and qualified NLP Master Trainer
    - A background in law, having worked at Citi Bank and WilmerHale for six years
    - Produced a Time Out Critics Choice live comedy night for five years
    - Has strong working relationships amongst acts, agents and press

  • - Drum Marketing Award Winner and formally LoveLive's European Head of Production
    - Has Overseen large-scale shoots for Channel 4, The BRITs, HP and Son
    - Developed streaming platform 'L-Player' which partnered with Spotify, The Guardian and Yahoo!
    - Filmed over 100 of hours of stand-up for YouTube channel ComComedy

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