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🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 101 Top English Media and Entertainment Startups & Firms

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This article showcases our top picks for the best English Media and Entertainment companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Media and Entertainment industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top English Media and Entertainment Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

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BBC

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BBC is a large-scale broadcasting corporation that offers content to inform, educate, and entertain people.

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Culture Trip

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Culture Trip is a travel e-commerce brand with content at its core

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Minute Media

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Minute Media is a media and technology brand focused on two main pillars—platform and content.

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V-Nova

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Next-generation video and image compression that works today

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Moonbug

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Moonbug is a global digital-first entertainment company for kids.

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Papercup

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Papercup translates videos using AI by generating voices that sound like the original speaker

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Live Tech Games

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Live Tech Games provides a live mobile entertainment experience.

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Poplar Studio

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Poplar is a creative platform that enables brands and retailers to produce 3D and AR experiences on-demand, powered by a talent cloud.

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Mixcloud

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Mixcloud is an online long-form audio platform providing content such as radio shows, podcasts and DJ mixes.

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Electric Gamebox

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Electric Gamebox delivers immersive team adventures in the world’s smartest room

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HYPERVSN

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HYPERVSN is a hardware-enabled technology platform that enables users to create and display 3D holographic content without any headgear.

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Cinesite

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Cinesite is one of the largest and most creative visual effects companies in the world.

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ITV

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ITV is an integrated producer broadcaster, operating the largest commercial family of channels in the UK.

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OTHERWORLD

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The brick-and-mortar metaverse. An island paradise in the cloud reached through a growing network of multi-sensory immersion pods.

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OnlyFans

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Content-sharing platform

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Planet N Group of Companies

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Planet N Group is an emerging markets focused high-tech and social impact investment firm dedicated to development through digitization

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Zapnito

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Zapnito is the expert online community platform. We connect brands with their communities.

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Deep Zen

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AI company focusing on audiobook production and voiceovers with an audiobook marketplace (audiowhale.com)

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Coda Platform

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Coda Platform is a publishing platform to enable free-to-play and casual mobile games to go to market.

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Copa90

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Copa90 The voice of football fans around the world.

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Jungle Creations

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Jungle Creations is a modern media company that specialises in building online communities.

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Sohonet

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Sohonet operates the largest private network for Media & Entertainment in the world, linking over 400 leading studios and creatives.

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Thrillz

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Personalised celebrity video messages and live experiences

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Freeview

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Freeview is the biggest TV platform in the UK.

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Dexerto

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Dexerto is the world’s largest digital esports and gaming lifestyle platform news platform.

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Secret Cinema

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Secret Cinema provides an media platform that combining film screenings with interactive performances in purpose-built sets.

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NumberEight

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On-device AI software to predict user context using mobile sensors

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Kukua

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The edutainment company for children of the 21st century

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DAZN

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DAZN is the world’s first truly dedicated live sports streaming service.

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Night Zookeeper

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Make Writing Magical

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Vashi

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Vashi is a diamond jewellery brand that offers a genuinely unique, disruptive, and omni-channel retail experience.

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NextUp

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The home of stand-up, showcasing all the wonders of live comedy worldwide.

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Recast

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Recast operates as a sports Over-The-Top (OTT) platform.

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Sportrecs

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Sports Streaming Service

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Encore Technologies

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Encore is an online network of musicians that enables them to access many performance opportunities in the music community around them.

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The Rattle

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A venture studio and incubator for provocative artists, hackers, inventors, and startups

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Monterosa Productions

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Monterosa is the global leader in audience interaction technology and commerce

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Instrumental

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Our TalentAI platform uses machine learning to discover emerging talent, predominantly for the music and entertainment industry.

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Aggregion

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Intellectual property licensing and rights governance platform

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Anything World

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Anything World is a platform to create worlds powered by voice and populated with anything you can think of – with AI behaviours applied!

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unrd

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unrd is creating a new genre of entertainment by combining Hollywood quality plots with mobile storytelling techniques.

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Fusebox Games

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Live the stories you love with Fusebox Games.

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Bazaar Daily UK

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Bazaar Daily (UK) is the British counterpart to Bazaar Daily News, a massive online news agency founded by Sultan H. Khane II.

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Sliide

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Mobile technology company that work with MNO, MVNO and OEM partners globally to increase engagement, drive revenue, and decrease churn.

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KidsKnowBest

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A full-service creative agency; driven by insights; powered by youth. Delivering effective and results-led solutions.

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Flat Iron

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A UK-based steak restaurant group .

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Discover Film

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A technology and entertainment platform for short movies. Films can be watched online and via mobile and Smart TV Apps.

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FilmDoo

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FilmDoo is a global media company utilising disrupting technology to distribute entertainment, cultural and language learning content.

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Wonderhood Studios

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Wonderhood Studios is a creative company built to create ideas that shift culture for brands and broadcasters.

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BBC Three

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The UK’s youth-focused online TV channel.

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UnderPinned

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A SaaS that is changing the future of freelancing

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Bigballs Media

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Bigballs Media is the world’s largest independent digital football media business.

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Flight Club

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Flight Club is the home of Social Darts, Spectacular bar, Electric atmosphere, Mind-blowing experience.

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Skylark

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The CMS and VMS for content-first businesses

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DingIt.tv

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DingIt is a leading destination for premium eSports and Gaming content

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Mirada

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Mirada offers a multi-screen approach to digital TV platforms with a complete suite of end-to-end modular products.

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Caper

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Caper is a startup providing interactive entertainment to families.

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Future Thinking

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Future Thinking provides its clients with insight across NPD and brand development, media and marketing communications.

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Global

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Global is a media and entertainment company that operates commercial radio stations.

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Volta

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Volta is an artist-driven VR platform that empowers them to create their own performance experience.

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Coolabi

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Coolabi Group is specialized in the creation, development and brand management of children’s and family intellectual property rights.

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Sing King

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Sing King is the world’s biggest online karaoke community.

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Nuella TV

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Mobile-first video streaming platform for 1.2B Africans

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The Cauldron

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The Cauldron operates as a technology-led entertainment studio.

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Informa UK Ltd.

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Informa UK Ltd. offers print publishing, electronic publishing and consultancy services.

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Xperience Plus

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X+ is the first extended-reality framework allowing companies and content creators to create 5 senses experiences

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Emme Films

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Emme is a Multinational Media Production Company headquarter based in the UK cover Europe, Middle East and Asia regions.

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Tin Roof Media Ltd.

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Tin Roof Media is a factual entertainment formats.

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Latimer Group

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Latimer works with the best in youth talent to produce cutting edge film and digital media.

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Nightset

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Nightset is a nightlife marketplace that connects people, venues, and brands on one platform globally.

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Transterra Media

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video archive, stock and original stories for brands, agencies and publishers from journalists and filmmakers in 180 countries

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Ascential Plc

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Ascential is a global information company that enables smart decision-making for business.

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Walt Disney Company

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The Walt Disney Company Europe, Middle East and Africa is to be at the forefront of family entertainment.

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Channel Mum

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Channel Mum is dedicated to shopping hauls and includes bloggers that give shopping and style tips.

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Wave

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Wave offers software designed to transform single-board computers into smart home hubs which can make internet and energy freer.

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Bright Little Labs

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Sesame Street For A Digital Age

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Colony

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Colony is global video streaming platform connecting content owners to engaged audiences.

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Framestore

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Framestore is a creative studio that offers production, pre-production, and post-production services for its users.

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Vumicentral

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A single app for all your entertainment needs

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Team Dignitas

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Team Dignitas offers e-sports organizations.

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Isobar

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Isobar is a global, full-service, digital marketing agency with innovation at its heart.

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Reach plc

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Reach plc is a newspaper publishing company.

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Blurrt

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Blurrt is a social analytics & content software platform allows users to collect, listen, showcase, anaylse and engage with social audience.

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The Narrative Digital Studios

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Digital production company and entertainment studio based in London. Every project we create is build on our data driven processes.

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VEED

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Veed is a video editor designed to make producing short-form video content simple.

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The Tab

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The Tab is a university news network run by people who like being first.

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Ali Rasoul LTD

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An independent creative marketing agency committed to uncompromising visions working in the entertainment and corporate industries.

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BrightMove Media

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BrightMove Media is provides real-time and geo-targeted digital outdoor advertising solutions.

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Skywalker

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Skywalker Ltd is a network operator.

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Air & Grace

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Air & Grace is a Great shoes make us feel amazing.

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The Memo

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Online publication covering technology, innovation and the changing face of business.

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BeInCrypto

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BeInCrypto is a cryptocurrency news platform that provides the highest level of journalistic, cryptocurrency, and bitcoin content.

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Acuris

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Acuris provider of business intelligence and research for fixed income, transactions, infrastructure, compliance and equities.

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Rebel Book Club

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Rebel Book Club is an international non-fiction book club.

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Wellbeing Network

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The Wellbeing Network is dedicated to making it easy for you to maintain a happy, healthy lifestyle.

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ImmVRse

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A Decentralised Hybrid VR Content Distribution Platform and Marketplace for VR Content Creators built on Ethereum Blockchain

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Head Set

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Head Set is an immersive learning ecosystem that empowers people with high-risk jobs to work safely.

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Tag Worldwide

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Tag Worldwide is provides marketing services and solutions.

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Development Media International

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Development Media International is delivers mass media campaigns to promote health in developing countries.

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Infinity Creative Media

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Infinity Creative Media creates quality media content designed for global commercial exploitation across multi-platform outlets.

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Showzee

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Showzee allows people to create & share mini stories around their interests & experiences

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