ZAPITANO, a Berlin, Germany-based Social TV platform, has raised more than €1.7m in funding.
The round was led by Media Ventures, with participation from international private investors.
In addition, Investitionsbank Berlin (Investment Bank Berlin) has supported the company under the ProFit program.
ZAPITANO intends to use the funding to establish the platform in the market.
Co-founded in 2011 by Gunnar Gläser, Jens Hegenberger, Dr. Marc Mogalle and Dr. Hans-Detlef Schulz, the company offers an interactive TV experience in combination with the internet on a second screen (Laptop, Smartphone or Tablet PC). It allows users to check in to every single TV-Show online and discuss with each other, write comments or vote for their favourite show.