|What problem are you solving?||To regain control of social media content and keep it in the hands of the artist|
|What is your solution?||Gig Revolution founded in 2014 on a simple idea; to help bands and artists control their brand and retain full exclusive rights to written, photographic and video content they produce. The GigRev platform allows artists of any size to launch their own private social media network that allows sharing of content on a Facebook style wall and distribution of officially endorsed photos, videos and music as well as the ability to Live Stream video content from the artist’s iPhone or Android device to their fan base of app users. It allows true multichannel engagement and monetisation through premium content aimed at fans. The app allows fans to purchase digital fan club subscription packages on a recurring monthly or yearly basis which in turn gives access to exclusive content, true communication and feedback from artists directly, video blogs, pre-sale tickets and allows sale of merchandise during concerts for collection after the show.|
|How will you make money?||Revenue split|
|Tell us about the market & founders, why is this a great opportunity?||Kevin Brown – CEO |
Former CEO of founder of Affiliate Window Ltd, sold to Axel Springer in 2010 with a revenue of over £110m, staff of over 200 and offices in London and Baltimore (USA). Kevin build the company with his own software, led the company for 11 years, acquired Buy.At from AOL for over £10m and oversaw the exit to Axel Springer in Germany. Affiliate Window is now part of Zanox in Germany and continues to grow.
Artist Manager for The Australian Pink Floyd Show and The South. The Australian Pink Floyd Show are regarded as a “Greatest Tribute Show in the World” – The Times, and during the time of management played over 120 shows a year in the US, Europe and USA with many shows as big as 11,000 people in arenas including The O2 Arena London and the Bell Center in Quebec.
Stephen Furner – CFO
Steve has worked in various sectors including, Business Services, Technology and Media. He qualified as an accountant in 1985 and holds a BA (Hons) Degree from the University of Hertfordshire.
|Founders Names||Kevin Brown|