Wildmoka, next gen live clipping, editing and publishing platform for broadcasters and content owners, announces a $8 million Series A funding led by Alven

Clipperton acted as the financial advisor to Wildmoka.

  • Champion European VC Alven leads this $8 million acceleration round, with participation of existing shareholder Apicap.
  • The funds will be used to further boost Wildmoka’s global commercial expansion and build a fully integrated digital media production and distribution platform.

Paris, February 2018 – Leading European corporate finance firm Clipperton is proud to announce it acted as sole financial advisor to Wildmoka – a live clipping, editing and publishing platform for broadcasters and content owners – in structuring a $8 million round led by Alven with participation of existing shareholder Apicap. The funds will be used to further boost Wildmoka’s global commercial expansion and market presence, and to accelerate the investments in its cloud-based video platform.

Founded in 2013 in Sophia-Antipolis, Wildmoka’s solution empowers broadcasters and content owners and enables them to produce and deliver live content to digital and social media channels, which became key for brand recognition and monetization.

The company already works with Tier-I media companies worldwide – including NBC Sports/News, France Télévisions, CANAL+, FOX, Orange, beIN SPORTS, MBC Group, Altice (BFM & SFR), the International Tennis Federation… – and across all media verticals, from sports to news and entertainment. Based on advanced automation workflows, Wildmoka offers one of the most advanced cloud video solutions to date, capable of assembling and publishing content instantly towards multiple platforms, while optimizing editorial effort, growing new audiences & developing innovative monetization models.

Cristian Livadiotti and Thomas Menguy, co-founders of Wildmoka, commented: “We couldn’t be more excited about our partnership with Alven. We now have a new ambitious partner on board, who provides us not only with capital, but also with a vast strategic experience in the high-tech sector, and a proven track record in fast growth”.

Thomas Neveux, Partner at Clipperton added: “We truly believe Wildmoka is a game changing solution for an industry that has seen its clients change completely the way they consume Media content. Wildmoka is natively constructed for these new consumption feeds.”

This transaction reinforces Clipperton expertise in SaaS fundraisings, having successfully raised over $100 million for SaaS businesses – Sendinblue, iAdvize, Foederis, Speach.me – in the last 6 months.

 

For more information, please contact:

  • Thomas Neveux, Partner, tneveux@clipperton.net
  • Olivier Combaudou, Vice President, ocombaudou@clipperton.net
  • Paul Bolardi, Associate, pbolardi@clipperton.net

About Clipperton

Clipperton is a European independent corporate finance advisory firm exclusively dedicated to the Technology & Internet industries, advising innovative companies on M&A transactions, debt financings and equity offerings. With offices in London, Paris, and Berlin and an international reach, Clipperton is a European leader in Technology financial advisory. Over the past 15 years, the team has successfully completed more than 220 high profile transactions globally. For more details please visit www.clipperton.net