Rotolight, a creator of advanced LED lighting for the photography and filmmaking industries, has secured substantial equity investment from the Development Capital team at Octopus Investments, to support its ambitious business growth plans. The £5 million growth capital funding will strengthen the company’s future, as they invest heavily in research and development to deliver 15 cutting-edge products in the next five years; as well as marketing and international expansion, which will lead to the creation of new jobs, at its headquarters at Pinewood Studios, UK.
Appealing to both prosumes and professionals alike, Rotolight's equipment for photograph with advanced lighting technology, from NEO 2 - a LED flash for aspiring photographers, to its Anova PRO 2 professional studio light, has been utilised by the BBC, ITV’s Dancing on Ice, EA Sports and Disney.
Rotolight’s products have lit countless famous faces such as Martin Scorcese, Margot Robbie and Sir Elton John. They have been used for feature films such as Skyfall and Captain Phillips. Their products boast of an IP portfolio including over 50 patents and designs. The company has exported over 100,000 products to 41 countries around the world.