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London-based app Thrillz connects you directly with your favourite celeb, secures £1.3M funding

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With lockdowns happening worldwide, our digital content consumption went up dramatically. Performers and creators who used to perform live quickly pivoted to delivering content online. Thrillz is a UK-based startup, and their app with the same name enables such creators and helps users connect directly with celebrities. The company has now secured a £1.3 million funding and aims to expand its services.

Expansion, investment and a new COO

Investors in Thrillz include WatchMojo founder and CEO Ashkan Karbasfrooshan, A-list celebrities, family offices and strategic partners, in addition to leading executives from the private equity and venture capital industry. With the freshly procured funds, Thrillz aims to scaleup its operations. In a conversation with UKTN, Thrillz’s CEO and founder, Anjan Luthra reveals more about the company’s future plans.

The startup will also increase its team size, and Luthra notes they will expand their London and Los Angeles-based team, in addition to new business lines. He adds, “We have 9 team members, and we expect to grow this to 20 over the next 12 months.” The company will invest in developing their offerings further and in soon going international....