BDMI is a strategic venture investor focused on innovative digital media technologies, products, and distribution channels across the globe. We look for opportunities where we can accelerate growth through BDMI’s financial and management resources and close connectivity with one or more Bertelsmann divisions.
Covering seed stage to early rounds, our ideal investment includes a management team passionate about their business and dedicated to building clear and sustainable competitive advantage.
BDMI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann AG. With consolidated revenues of over €17 billion (U.S. $25 billion), Bertelsmann AG is an international media company encompassing television (RTL Group), book publishing (Random House), magazine publishing (Gruner + Jahr), media services (Arvato) and media clubs (Direct Group) in more than 50 countries.
DCM has garnered a distinguished record of providing growth companies around the world with capital and expert business guidance. We work as a team to leverage our hands-on operational experience and access to an extensive network of resources, including close relationships with many of the leading technology companies and investors in the U.S. and Pacific Rim.
Entrepreneurs working with DCM benefit from the collective experience and accessibility of the firm’s investment team, whose partners and principals have held senior management positions at some of the most successful companies in technology — Apple, Arrow Electronics, F5 Networks, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intuit, KLA-Tencor, Mitsubishi, NetFrame and Sina.com — and at professional service firms such as Bain, Ernst & Young, Goldman Sachs and McKinsey.
FTV Capital is a multi-stage private equity firm that invests in high-growth companies offering a range of innovative solutions. FTV Capital provides entrepreneurs with unique access to its Global Partner Network, a group of the world’s foremost financial institutions that have invested in FTV Capital and its portfolio companies for more than a decade. Founded in 1998, FTV Capital has more than $1 billion under management and has offices in San Francisco and New York. For more information, please visit www.ftvcapital.com.
With over $1 billion under management, ONSET has the financial resources to match the strong personal commitment of each of our partners. We focus exclusively on information and medical technologies, investing solely in companies where we believe that we can add value far beyond financial capital.
ONSET has backed over 100 companies since 1984, focusing on early-stage and select later-stage enterprises in business-to-business markets. We have an enviable track record: over 80% of ONSET investments have gone on to achieve successive levels of financing, significantly higher than the industry at large.