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Status: Active

Oct 28th 2020 - Nov 30th 2020

paus is an on-demand streaming service. It offers specialist, hand-picked independent films to today's streamers who wish to avail a niche streaming service in 2020. The company aims to propel curated independent cinema into the $161 billion global streaming market by replacing conventional subscription and ad-based models with a peer-to-peer digital tipping model. paus is working with globally recognised film institutions to procure curated content. Over 1,900 people have signed up for early access to its iOS app. The company is currently rolling out a beta iOS version in the UK and US. It will use the investment to move into streaming theatre and web-series on its portal.

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paus Rating Review

Rated on 10/11/2020

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Management 80%

Skills 82%
The management team at paus brings a wealth of experience and relevant skills across the film and technology sector with a unified mission to democratise the content sector. The Founder/CEO has strong analytical skills and commercial acumen. He is an expert in digital media, television, video editing, project management, business strategy, and digital distribution. The Technology Head is skilled in enterprise applications, development platforms, custom development, cloud solutions, mobile development, video technologies, and digital solution. The Lead Designer is well versed in typography, creative direction, user interface design, art direction, advertising, and web design. The CMO is a specialist in integrated marketing, program management, product marketing, digital marketing, corporate communications, and go to market strategy. The Head of Paid Marketing is skilled in concept development, user experience design, computer animation, visual arts, film photography, 3D architectural rendering, and motion design. The Creative Lead & Promotional Strategist is an expert in social media marketing, visual communication, print advertising, editorial design, and corporate events. The Chairman is a fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and a sought after global speaker on the International conference circuit. He was also awarded a Professorship by the School of Mathematics and Computing at Liverpool John Moores University for work surrounding University technology spin-out companies. It was noted that their accounting, legal and finance had been outsourced and they are backed by their chartered accountants and lawyers with experience in startup businesses.


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Funding progress

  • £352,724
  • 141%
    of goal


    pre-money valuation

    equity available


    pledge per investor

    company number

    company status

    incorporated 1 years

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    Previous Funding rounds
    28 Oct 20 Crowdcube £352,724 / 141% 82.33%
  • Internet Business Awards Category Award Winner 2015
  • Hertfordshire Business Awards Finalist 2014

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