Thumbplay Raises $18 Million

Thumbplay, a New York-based provider of mobile multimedia content, has raised $18 million in Series E funding. The deal was co-led by the Brookside Capital Advisors, the public equity affiliate of Bain Capital, and Cross Creek Capital, the private equity affiliate of Wasatch Advisors.


The company had previously raised over $35 million, including an unannounced $17 million Series D round last summer at a post-money valuation of approximately $250 million. In addition to the investors listed in the new regulatory filing, that round also included Bain Capital Ventures, Redwood Partners, New Enterprise Associates and Meritech Capital Partners.