The Time Warner Investments group targets non-control strategic investments that have a clear impact on Time Warner’s divisional operations and directly enhance the Company’s ability to meet specific strategic goals. Time Warner Inc. is a leading media and entertainment company, whose businesses include interactive services, cable systems, filmed entertainment, television networks and publishing.
Comcast Ventures is the venture fund affiliated with Comcast Corporation, a diversified leader in cable, broadband services, telecommunications, media, and entertainment. Founded in 1999, Comcast Ventures is focused on generating superior financial returns from early to growth stage investments in the media, communications, technology and services markets. CV works to foster the success of its portfolio companies by bringing to bear the unique resources and insights of both CV and the Comcast/NBCUniversal family of companies. Today, CV has offices in Philadelphia, New York, London, and the Bay Area. For more information, see www.comcastventures.com.
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI) is a strategic venture investor focused on innovative digital media technologies, products and distribution channels across the globe. BDMI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann AG, one of the largest media and entertainment companies in the world with over $25 billion in revenues. With more than 600 individual companies, Bertelsmann AG has significant interests in all areas of media including television, music, books, magazines, direct marketing and media services. For more information, visit www.bdmifund.com.
Rustic Canyon Partners is an early stage venture capital firm that invests in exceptional entrepreneurs building transformational companies. The investment team works collaboratively, drawing on a diverse set of experiences as successful entrepreneurs, managers, and strategic and financial advisors. With over $900 million in funds under management, Rustic Canyon is one of the largest firms based in Southern California, with strong presence in Silicon Valley and Seattle. Key investment themes include Internet/media convergence, clean technology, technology-enabled services, information services, and wireless and wireline broadband.
Trinity Ventures, a 20 year veteran in the venture business with more than $1 billion under management, partners with exceptional entrepreneurs to build great companies. Trinity Ventures focuses on early-stage technology investment opportunities with a particular emphasis on the Digital Media, Internet Services, Mobility, Security and Software markets. Trinity has invested in well over 100 ventures, including such leading companies as Aruba Networks (NASDAQ: ARUN), Blue Nile (NASDAQ: NILE), Crescendo Communications, Extreme Networks (NASDAQ: EXTR), Forte Software, Illustra, LoopNet (NASDAQ: LOOP), PhotoBucket (acquired by News Corporation: NWS), Speedera Networks (acquired by Akamai Technologies: AKAM), Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX), and Sygate Technologies (acquired by Symantec: SYMC).
DCM is an early stage venture capital firm supporting entrepreneurs building world-class technology companies. The firm’s partners manage US$1.6 billion and have funded leading technology companies including 2Wire, 51job (Nasdaq: JOBS), @Motion (Openwave), About.com (The New York Times Co.), All About (Jasdaq: 2454), Arroyo (Cisco), Clearwire (Nasdaq: CLWR), Dang Dang, eDreams (TA), Foundry Networks (Nasdaq: FDRY), HireRight (Nasdaq: HIRE), Internap (Nasdaq: INAP), IPivot (Intel), (Nasdaq Japan – Hercules: 9424), Neopath Networks (Cisco), Neutral Tandem (Nasdaq: TNDM), nQuire (Siebel), PGP Corporation, Recourse Technologies (Symantec), RockYou, Sigmatel (Nasdaq: SGTL), SMIC (NYSE: SMI), Sling Media (EchoStar), VanceInfo (NYSE: VIT) and Vimicro (Nasdaq: VIMC). DCM offers hands-on operational guidance and access to an extensive network of resources, including close relationships with many of the Pacific Rim’s leading companies and investors. For more information, please visit DCM’s website at www.dcm.com.
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is the largest single-profession pension plan in Canada, with $117.1 billion in net assets as of December 31, 2011.
An independent organization, it invests the pension fund’s assets and administers the pensions of 300,000 active and retired teachers in Ontario. For more information visit www.otpp.com.
HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all of its customers – from individual consumers to the largest businesses. With a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP is among the world’s largest IT companies, with revenue totaling $94.1 billion for the four fiscal quarters ended Jan. 31, 2007. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at hp.com.