INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT

Entertainment

Unlock the enchanting realm of the entertainment industry, a captivating landscape brimming with endless possibilities.

Captivate audiences with innovative ventures with fueling the future of fun

Witness the evolution of the entertainment industry as it undergoes a profound transformation fueled by groundbreaking technologies and evolving consumer demands. From immersive virtual reality experiences to interactive storytelling platforms, the entertainment landscape is reshaping itself to deliver captivating and personalized content like never before. Embrace the wave of innovation as AI-driven algorithms enhance content discovery while blockchain technology revolutionizes ownership and distribution models. Seize the opportunity to invest in ventures that redefine entertainment, creating new avenues for engagement, monetization, and global reach. The entertainment industry is poised for disruption, and with it comes a plethora of untapped possibilities waiting to be explored. Waveup is dedicated to unearthing hidden opportunities in high-growth industries, such as entertainment, and applying market knowledge to assist our clients in formulating and implementing result-driven growth roadmaps. In-depth industry analytics form the foundation of our services, delivering comprehensive support in entertainment pitch deck design and execution of growth ventures – from securing funds to scouting for M&A prospects and crafting new market entry plans. Whether your needs are limited to gaining industry insights or you want to receive bespoke guidance, we are here to help you confidently navigate the dynamic entertainment landscape and get your Entertainment financing.

200M
The entertainment industry employs over 200 million people worldwide.

 

3rd
The entertainment industry is the third largest economic sector in the world, after the manufacturing and retail sectors.

Fueled by technological innovation, increased consumer demand, and content expansion
1 for 6

E-book adoption reduces paper consumption and environmental impact by replacing up to 6 physical books with each digital copy.

5x

The virtual reality gaming market is predicted to quintuple from $7.2 billion in 2020 to $36.6 billion by 2027.

318M+

The number of esports enthusiasts will grow to 318 million in 2025.

VENTURE LANDSCAPE

The global entertainment venture capital market size was $11.3B in 2022

 
The entertainment VC market is a diverse market, with investments being made in a wide range of sectors, including:

  • Film and television
  • Gaming
  • Music
  • Gambling
  • Edutainment

Leading entertainment venture capital funds

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WAVEUP VIEW

The challenges of entertainment startups

Despite the unprecedented growth and transformative potential of the entertainment industry, industry players must remain vigilant of potential risks and challenges in order to succeed the rapidly-evolving landscape.

Quantifying business success

Navigating the business in the emerging industry might be a daunting task. With a lack of established benchmarks and uncertainty around relevant metrics, measuring a startup’s performance and communicating it to investors can be difficult and time-consuming to receive entertainment funding.

Securing the right funding

With the ever-changing fundraising environment, it’s essential to know how to build a compelling business narrative adjusted for new investment realities, identify the most suitable funding sources, and craft a winning entertainment pitch deck that can effectively sell the business opportunity to investors.

Propelling growth

While there are a variety of proven go-to-market tactics and growth frameworks available, companies often struggle to identify the most suitable entertainment market entry strategy and answer two main questions – when should we scale and how fast?

How we can help

Startups
Fundraising advisory

From diligent industry analysis to storytelling and financial forecasts, we’re helping founders crystallize and structure key business fundamentals and translate them into a compelling investment opportunity framed in a entertainment startup pitch deck.

Investors
Due diligence and portfolio support

Evaluating potential investments, conducting due diligence, and supporting portfolio companies on their new fundraising rounds.

Established companies
Growth hacking

Discovering market opportunities in the market and developing execution strategies to build actionable and scalable blueprints for growth.

WHO WE ARE

Unlocking your next stage of growth

Waveup is a leading global advisory empowering companies to fuel growth, attract investments, and secure strategic partnerships.

We turn data into business insights that drive results, helping companies excel in the competitive B2C and B2B spaces across 50+ verticals, discovering and catalizing opportunities for growth.

Our investment consulting services for entertainment startups

Market intelligence

Fundraising support

Pitch decks

Financial models

Investor research

Growth consulting

Go-to-market strategies

Marketing/sales materials

Design support

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