Mobile Backstage secures €1m funding

Fan club service Mobile Backstage has closed a bridge funding round of €1m, from investors including Finnvera, Miston, and a group of angel investors. The money will be used grow the company, with a new office opening in San Francisco this summer, and the hiring of Johannes Milén as COO in its Helsinki office to help support the growth.
“Our service is a groundbreaking concept, that helps artists build and maintain strong and long-lasting relationships with their fans,” says Paavo Bäckman, founder and CEO of Mobile Backstage. “We believe that a true fan is worth a million listeners. That’s why we created Mobile Backstage. Our new funding will enable us to expand and grow faster.”