Ingenious

  1. Cream Rises To Ingenious Live Deal

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based media investment and advisory group firm Ingenious has re-upped its long-term relationship with British dance music empire Cream. Through the new agreement, which builds on an association dating back to 2001, the Ingenious Live Venture ...

  2. Ingenious Backs Sia Album

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST U.K.-based media investment and advisory group firm Ingenious has backed Australian singer Sia Furler's new album by the tune of slightly more than £1 million ($2 million), through its venture capital trust (VCT) 2. The album, entitled " ...

  3. Gabriel's 'I/O' Takes Shape

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel's long-percolating album project is moving ahead under the working title "I/O," representing the initials "Input/Output," the connection points on musical hardware. The alternative rock legend tells Billboard ...

  4. Ingenious Strikes Real World Deal

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Media investment firm Ingenious today said its Music VCTs have joined forces with Peter Gabriel's Real World Records to create a new company, VCT Investments Ltd. The new company will have a funding budget of £1.75 million ($3.56 million) and ...

  5. UB40's Campbell Signs With Absolute

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT UB40 singer and guitarist Ali Campbell has inked a long-term management agreement with Absolute Marketing and Distribution for his new independent label Crumbs Music. Under the deal, London-based Absolute will provide what it calls a "one-sto ...

  6. Ingenious Ploughs Cash Into Sirens Girl Group

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Media investment firm Ingenious has invested £500,000 ($1 million) from its two music venture capital trusts into the new album by girl group Sirens. Ingenious is backing the U.K. three-piece's sophomore set "La La Land" in a joint ...

  7. Ingenious, Rival Organisation Team For U.K. Concerts

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Venture capital firm Ingenious is to invest in and co-promote a series of U.K. open-air concerts at stately British estates from 2008 through an agreement with The Rival Organisation. The deal is Ingenious Live Venture Capitalist Trusts' thir ...

  8. Ingenious Backs New U.K. Fests

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based venture capital firm Ingenious is to co-promote two music festivals in London. Through its Live Venture Capitalist Trusts, Ingenious will invest in the Underage and Field Day music festivals, to be held in Victoria Park, London on Aug. ...

  9. Ingenious Backs UB40 Album

    July 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. venture-capital firm Ingenious will invest £1 million ($2 million) through its two Music VCT funds to finance the new album by veteran British reggae band UB40. Ingenious will work in a joint-venture deal with the act's own independent l ...

  10. Ingenious Plants Seed For Independiente's Blackbud

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British venture capital trust firm Ingenious is backing alternative rock band Blackbud's second album to the tune of £1.1 million ($2.17 million). This is the sixth joint venture Ingenious has undertaken with the London-based Independiente la ...

  11. Ingenious Backs U.K. Fest

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST London-based media investment and advisory group Ingenious is backing its first live music event. The two music venture capital trusts (VCTs) of Ingenious will jointly-invest in the Knowsley Hall Music Festival this summer, a new Liverpool, Englan ...

  12. Ingenious Promotes Live Entertainment Investment

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Establishes two new venture capital trusts. London-based Ingenious has launched two new live entertainment venture capital trusts to invest in companies producing and promoting new and established live events. The venture capital trusts (VCTs), ca ...

  13. Gerrie Starts Gorgeous TV Entertainment Firm

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Malcolm Gerrie, a key figure in developing music programming for British TV, has launched a new venture. Based in London, Gorgeous Entertainment has been primarily established to create new content ac Malcolm Gerrie, a key figure in developing mus ...