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Media and entertainment is a $1.7tn industry globally that will be enjoying a 5%+ annual growth in the coming years.

Media and entertainment is a $1.7tn industry globally that will be enjoying a 5%+ annual growth in the coming years.Two-thirds of the global media and entertainment business growth is from digital content. As the non-digital growth comes from emerging markets, the growth of the developed market media business is solely from digital.

Unlike most media industry investors who invest in media technology and platforms, IPR.VC is investing in scalable, cross-media products, which can be licensed and transferred for other delivery channels and interfaces, and which can be modified and licensed for new purposes. This is a huge, underserved market.

IPR.VC created access for the institutional LP’sto invest in original quality content and the best creators in the growing media content industry. Our first fund proved the success of the investment team and its strategy and has already distributed remarkable returns for investors in its second year.

The Fund follows the best practices of Invest Europe’s recommendations for Governing
and Reporting Principles which have been widely used in private equity and venture capital industries. Investments are reported at fair value according to IPEV Valuation Guidelines. Reporting to investors follows Invest Europe’s professional standards. Reporting is done quarterly at a minimum to the Fund Investors (LPs).

The Fund I investors are all Finnish companies or institutions.

Here are some key trends we see in the media and entertainment market:

  1. Rise of global on-demand TV services which are also heavily investing in content.
  2. Rising role of video and mobile content.
  3. European Digital Single Market and its effect on content business models.
  4. Virtual reality (VR) in gaming and video content.
  5. Artificial intelligence in content discovery and content creation.
  6. Rising M&A activity.

IPR.VC Fund I invests in films, TV, games, and music. The 20M€ Fund will be fully invested before early 2019.

IPR.VC Fund II (target 40-60 M€) will target:

1)    Audiovisual content: TV, film, Internet video, and animation

2)    Transmedia content and disruptive content services: VR, AI, e-sports, IP-based video games, in-car media, etc.