BalconyTV—Music With A View, a Dublin, Ireland-based international video music network, has raised its first institutional funding.
Backers include Polaris Venture Partners, Lerer Ventures and Greycroft Partners.
Founded by CEO Stephen O’Regan, Tom Millett and Pauline Freeman, BalconyTV provides local artists with a platform to promote their talent on an international network. It is now produced in more than 30 cities around the world and has over 7,000 archived videos that have been viewed over 30 million times.
Artists that have performed on BalconyTV include international chart toppers Mumford and Sons, The Script and Jessie J.
In addition to the funding, Former MTV Networks CEO Judy McGrath will join the global online music video channel in an advisory role.