Investment News - In Brief


- Rollaball successfully reached its fundraising goal on Saturday, 22 September 2012, on Kickstarter, the world’s largest funding platform for creative projects. Big World Cinema’s documentary-in-progress raised $38 577 from 294 funders across the planet, making it the most successful Kickstarter movie project from an African production company. In addition, Rollaball is now in the top 3% of all funded projects on Kickstarter that have raised over $20 000. Full story here

- OSN, Pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced its involvement as the official media partner for the WWE World Tour in Egypt. Full story here

- European football governing body UEFA has awarded certain media rights for the 2012-15 Champions League tournament in South Africa to commercial broadcaster The channel will broadcast on a free-to-air basis each match week the best Tuesday match followed by a highlights programme. The broadcaster will also air the Champions League final live. All rights have been granted on a platform-neutral basis, meaning they can be exploited on the internet and on mobile.