As the corporate venture capital arm of Mediahuis, we're committed to funding startups that are developing innovative technologies for students and the modern workforce. We invest in high-growth, cutting-edge startups that are leveraging emerging technologies to re-imagine how people learn and work.
Mediahuis Ventures is an corporate venture capital fund with a track record of successful investments in disruptivetechnology–driven companies, including Lepaya, MySkillCamp, and Bunch. We are looking for entrepreneurs with ambitionto create game–changing products and services within the media ecosystem and we work closely with our portfolio companies to help them scale their business and drive revenue growth.
We’re in it for the long haul
A LONG-TERM PARTNER
If you need multiple investment rounds to support your sky-high ambitions, we have the investment capacity to support you. Once we invest, we support your growth to market leadership.
AMBITION AND TRUST
A shared ambition and belief in the founder’s ability are the cornerstones of our investment decisions. Once we’re in, we take a hands-off yet supportive management stance, giving you the resources and independence you need to succeed.
We double down on what we believe in. That’s why we prefer a lead investor role and aspire a path to a majority stake in all our investments, without ever compromising what is best for the future of your company.
We encourage healthy scaling without compromising business longevity, helping you build a foundation that canst and the test of time.
THE IDEAL EXIT
We work with you to achieve the exit that balances the needs of all investors and shareholders and that works best for the sustainability of your business. We may choose to remain as a majority shareholder, or exit, and are guided by our commitment to the best choice for the business.
Our investment thesis is laser-focussed. We understand the market and are very specific about the companies and sectors we support. Partnering with us gives you access to all industry knowledge at our disposal.
The education industry has been slow to adapt, and the gap between what schools are teaching compared to what employers want is growing. EdTech can close that gap by facilitating learning providing valuable skills to students. The world is changing, and education needs to change with it.
Human Resources Technology
The future of work is now! Remote work, rise of gig economy and automation is disrupting the way people work. From onboarding, employee engagement and payroll to L&D and employee wellbeing, we invest in the entrepreneurs that help companies invest in their people.
Mediatech companies help to improve the relationship with readers, to deliver content from media companies to the right target group and to provide a paywall at the right time. Mediatech companies also advise on the development and implementation of pricing strategies and customer loyalty.
Real estate data
Proptech is accelerating the real estate market in the recent years. We specifically see a bright future for companies focusing to shift property data into knowledge and insights. We invest in companies that drive transactions, enrich financial solutions, collaborate to meet ESG criteria and enabling consumers and businesses to make better decisions through the use of data.
Recruiting the right candidates is very important for the growth of companies. New channels and models emerge every day and we invest in companies helping their customers efficiently recruiting the best candidates.