Yekra, a Los Angeles, CA-based digital entertainment distributor, raised $3m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Las Vegas-based angel investor Maurice Gallagher, as well as UK-based Bray Capital and angels Shay O’Brien and Michael Rogers.
Founded in 2011 by Lee Waterworth, Sonya Waterworth, Miles Romney and Chris Larson, Yekra is a digital marketing suite built to deliver on-demand entertainment to the most relevant audiences on any connected device. The company’s “AffiliateConnect” technology enables producers and distributors to generate revenue by matching viewers (connected audiences) with the content they will prefer.
Yekra provides full copyright, DRM-enabled protection for all material distributed on its platform.