Quill, a London, Uk-based platform for content creation, closed a £5m (US $8.5m) funding round.
The round was led by Smedvig Capital, with participation from Dan’l Hewitt, formerly of Demand Media and Vice Media.
The company intends to use the funds to continue to grow internationally and expand its service presence into China, Germany and the US.
Led by Founder and CEO Ed Bussey, Quill provides businesses with a platform to create content on any topic, in any format and any language to reach, acquire and retain their customers through bespoke digital content.
The platform currently manages a global network of over 2,000 specialist content creators, including writers, editors, graphic designers, photographers and video producers who span 17 countries.
Current clients include major advertising groups WPP, Aegis and Publicis; and brands including Shop Direct Group, LA fitness, STA Travel, Reckitt Benckiser and 888.com.
With the investment, Smedvig will join the board.
28/05/2013: Quill Raises £1M in Funding