Blackstar gets $6 mil from investors

Atlas Ventures, Texas group provide funding

LONDON — Blackstar, the U.K.’s biggest online retailer of videos and DVDs, has raised $6 million in funding from Atlas Venture and a group of Texas investors.

The money will be used to expand the Belfast-based company, which is aiming for an IPO on the London Stock Exchange or New York’s Nasdaq within 18 months.

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