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Company Overview of Hearst Ventures

Company Overview

Hearst Ventures is the venture capital arm of The Hearst Corporation specializing in investments in startups, all development stage with a focus on expansion stage, emerging growth, growth capital, seed, mid venture, late venture, and early stage companies including publicly-traded companies. It prefers to invest in media and technology, with a focus on emerging media, interactive technologies, infrastructure, and digital media businesses. The firm majorly invests in companies operating in magazine, newspaper syndication; merchandise licensing and business publishing, cable networks, television and radio broadcasting, Internet businesses, TV production and distribution, newspaper features d...

300 West 57th Street

40 floor

New York, NY 10019

United States

Founded in 1995



Key Executives for Hearst Ventures

Senior Managing Director and Head of International Investments
Age: 57
Finance Director
Senior MD, MD, Head of U.S. Investments, Senior VP of Strategic Investments and Co-Head
Managing Director and Vice President
Managing Director and General Manager
Age: 48
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Hearst Ventures Key Developments

Hearst Ventures Names Dave Famolari as Managing Director

Dave Famolari has been named managing director for Hearst Ventures. The announcement was made by Scott English, Hearst Ventures senior managing director and head of U.S. investments, to whom Famolari will report. Famolari comes to Hearst from Verizon, where he served as a director of the ventures arm of the company since 2013. During his time at Verizon Ventures, Famolari oversaw investment portfolio expansion across industries, technologies and market sectors, including investments in Beamr, FanDuel, Playsight, PrecisionHawk, Skyward and Swiftmile.

Hearst Ventures Presents at The 2017 New York Venture Summit, Jul-19-2017

Hearst Ventures Presents at The 2017 New York Venture Summit, Jul-19-2017 . Venue: Convene, 117 W 46th Street, New York, NY 10036, United States. Speakers: Darcy Frisch, Managing Director and Vice President.

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