Muso, a London, UK-based content protection and data insights company, raised £2.5m in Series A funding.
Harwell Capital made the investment.
The company will use the funding to expand its sales and marketing capabilities, as well as bolster its technology and operations infrastructure.
Co-founded in 2009 by music producer Andy Chatterley, CEO, technology entrepreneur Christopher Elkins and enterprise technology expert James Mason, Muso provides a content protection and data insights platform which delivers an all-encompassing overview of the entire piracy market, ensuring content protection strategies are more effective. Its dataset covers more than 200 countries and monitors all major forms of piracy activity, including streaming, web -downloads, public and private torrents and stream rippers.
Last year, the platform tracked over 191 billion global visits to websites hosting unauthorized content with clients including rights-holders across the music, film, television, software and publishing industries.