This investment will help the online platform to expand to cities across India and provide end-to-end solution to talent looking for a break in the entertainment industry
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | November 7, 2016
TalentNext.com, an online platform that connects all forms of talent on a single digital platform, has secured a second round of funding of $1,000,000 (one million dollars) from angel Investors.
Shekhar Purohit, CEO TalentNext.com, said, “Our aim is to support and augment the growth of promising talent across the country. This investment helps us expand to hundreds of cities across India and beyond the typical metropolitan and tier-1 regions. We will provide millions of talent and casting professionals, with direct access to each other through TalentNext.com.”
The latest announcement from TalentNext.com will be highly beneficial to the country’s budding actors and entertainment industry professionals. As the platform continues to build and expand, an end-to-end ecosystem across metropolitans, tier-2 and tier-3 cities are being created.
Speaking on what makes the investment so vital to the country’s talent search landscape, Karan Johar, filmmaker, said “Talentnext.com allows a brilliant pool of fresh talent just waiting to be discovered for their next big break.”
Ashutosh Gowarikar and Siddharth Anand, both loved the “nuances of the web platform, both conceptually, and otherwise.”
“The world of film and music is forever in need of fresh talent, making the whole process smooth and enriching, TalentNext is just the right platform,” said Salim Merchant.
TalentNext.com is an online platform that connects all forms of talent (eg. actors, models, dancers, musicians, voice overs artists, performers and others) to the casting community for films, TV shows, ad films, digital series, live events, theatre (performing arts) and other formats of entertainment. Casting professionals list auditions or jobs for free of cost while managing applications and browse through talents profiles, online. Talent can sign up for free and create a profile on the platform. For a small monthly fee, users can also upgrade to a tiered membership model that allows unlimited access to casting opportunities, a higher level of status on trending or verified profile and additional storage for photos, videos, and audio files.