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Winners and losers from the lockdown

THE TIMES July 2020
As restrictions ease, we look at the apps that reshaped how we live, the food giants that kept us fed — and the stragglers that fell victim to the slowdown

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Not every business has suffered to the Corona Virus. One of our key partner’s, Netflix, announce a jump in subscriptions during lockdown…

BBC NEWS April 2020
Netflix has seen subscriber numbers surge this year, as lockdowns around the world keep people at home where they want to be entertained.

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Streaming Apps Suddenly Face the Coronavirus Test

Bloomberg Opinion March 2020
A few weeks ago, there was entirely too much TV content for Americans to watch and not enough hours in the day. How quickly it will start to feel as though just the opposite is true.

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Can you still make money in the current climate?

Mail Online April 2020
Thousands of savers with big banks will soon be earning next to nothing on their nest-eggs following another round of rate cuts.
Some are now in line to earn as little as 0.01 per cent – just £1 interest over a whole year on each £10,000 in their account.

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Nextfin Adds Voice to Growing Call to Expand SEIS and EIS Programs to Offset COVID-19 Impact

Nextfin, an investment aggregation platform, is echoing the sentiment of many other platforms in the early-stage funding sector by calling on the UK government to expand both the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) to encourage private investments in SME’s..

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Content Ownership Is King: That’s Why Movie, TV & Music Libraries Are In Such High Demand

Forbes, Feb 2020
Content Ownership Is King: That’s Why Movie, TV & Music Libraries Are In Such High Demand
Today’s hyper-competitive streaming-first world of movies, television and music drive more and more top dollar content and IP acquisitions. Content is king like never before – and creators and owners are living in “the good old days.”

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NBCUniversal to rent new movies online early because of coronavirus

CNET March 2020
Trolls World Tour will be its first movie you can rent digitally the same day as its theatrical release. Birds of Prey from Warner Bros. will also get an early online release.

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Why risk-taking is paying off for the UK’s independent distributors

Original stories, homegrown titles and nimble business models are giving the UK’s indie distributors reasons to be cheerful.

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