Ostmodern creates video platforms for some of the world’s leading entertainment companies.

Overview

In 2021, the Puma funds invested £2 million of equity into the product design and technology business, Ostmodern.

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Key Info
Investment
£2 million
Location
UK and US
Sector
Software
Involvement
2021 onwards

About Ostmodern

Ostmodern has been at the forefront of innovation in digital product development for over 10 years.

Projects have included creating a world-class streaming service for Formula One, blending content and data into an intuitive, enjoyable experience.

This investment allows Ostmodern to accelerate the growth of its Skylark Platform, build out the team through new hires and introduce exciting new product features.

Developed in-house, the unique Skylark Platform is the company’s CMS, VMS and API for content-first businesses. The company believes that Skylark is the only rich media platform that gives product owners total control over their product’s direction.

The company’s view

“Puma Private Equity’s funding enables us to put in place plans to set up our reseller channel and referral partner network. “

Tom Williams, CEO of Ostmodern

Our view

“We are delighted to be supporting Ostmodern’s strong management team as they draw on their longstanding experience in the industry to capitalise on the considerable growth of video-on-demand that we are seeing worldwide. With customer and end-user experience becoming increasingly important in our new digital landscape, we look forward to seeing the team lead the way in the rich media market.”

Jane Smith Kelvin Reader, Investment Manager