Oak Investment Partners is a multi-stage venture capital firm with a total of $8.4 billion in committed capital. The primary investment focus is on high growth opportunities in Broad-band Internet and Wireless Communications, Information Technology and Software Outsourced Services, Consumer Internet/New Media, Financial Services Technology, Healthcare Information and Services, Clean Energy, and Retail. Over a 30-year history, Oak has achieved a strong track record as a stage-independent investor funding more than 480 companies at key points in their lifecycle. Oak has been involved in the formation of companies, funded spinouts of operating divisions and technology assets, and provided growth equity to mid- and late-stage private businesses and to public companies through PIPE investments.
Hearst Corporation is one of the nation’s largest diversified media companies. Its major interests include ownership of 16 daily and 49 weekly newspapers, as well as interests in an additional 43 daily and 72 non-daily newspapers owned by MediaNews Group; nearly 200 magazines around the world, including Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan and O, The Oprah Magazine; 29 television stations through Hearst-Argyle Television (NYSE:HTV) which reach a combined 18% of U.S. viewers; ownership in leading cable networks, including Lifetime, A&E, History and ESPN; as well as business publishing, including a minority joint venture interest in Fitch Ratings; Internet businesses, television production, newspaper features distribution and real estate.
Headquartered in San Diego, Revolution Ventures is an early-stage investment firm concentrating on providing entrepreneurial leadership across a variety of high growth sectors. Our portfolio companies are led by outstanding individuals, and they are capable of playing a disruptive role in emerging, high growth markets.
Since 1986, Pelion Venture Partners has been helping entrepreneurs turn early-stage concepts into tomorrow’s industry-leading companies. The Pelion team has deep and diverse industry and investment experience. They are hands-on in their approach and work collaboratively on each portfolio company over the life of an investment. Their company partners benefit from their insights and their abilities to focus strategically and tactically on success. They can tap into and leverage a vast network of technology executives in all corners of the IT and medical device industries to help their companies achieve success.
We share something basic — the desire to build great companies from the ground up. While we come from diverse backgrounds, we are excited about the future of technology and united in our belief that building companies is the best way to create value. As entrepreneurs we believe that our experiences can help the next generation of founders build their vision.
Abu Dhabi Media Company, headquartered in Abu Dhabi, is a vertically integrated media company created in 2007 as a public joint stock company from the assets of Emirates Media Incorporated. Abu Dhabi Media Company owns and operates a range of television channels (Abu Dhabi Al Oula, Abu Dhabi Al Emarat, Abu Dhabi Al Riyadiya, Abu Dhabi Al Riyadiya 2, Abu Dhabi +1 and National Geographic Abu Dhabi) and a network of radio stations (Abu Dhabi FM, Emarat FM, Star FM, Holy Quran FM), as well as a number of publications (Al Ittihad newspaper, The National Newspaper, Zahrat Al Khaleej magazine, Super magazine and Majid magazine) and a number of other media related businesses including Imagenation Abu Dhabi that will develop, finance and produce full length feature films and digital content for Arabic and international markets; LIVE which owns a fleet of outdoor HD broadcast vans and a state of the art printing press, United Printing Press.
Incorporated in 1974, Temasek Holdings is an Asian investment company headquartered in Singapore. Supported by 12 affiliates and offices in Asia and Latin America, Temasek owns a diversified US$132 billion portfolio as at 31 March 2010, concentrated principally in Singapore, Asia and the emerging economies. Temasek’s investment themes centre on Transforming Economies, Growing Middle Income Populations, Deepening Comparative Advantages and Emerging Champions. Its portfolio covers a broad spectrum of industries: financial services; telecommunications, media & technology; transportation & industrials; life sciences, consumer & real estate; energy & resources.