Discovery Communications Ventures

Discovery Communications Ventures is an investment initiative of Discovery Communications, the world's #1 pay-TV programmer. Discovery reaches nearly three billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories and is dedicated to satisfying curiosity and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global brands.

An investment from Discovery Communications Ventures is much more than just capital.

As a partner to Discovery, you'll gain relationships, expertise and access to assets unparalleled by others. Let's put our collective resources to work.

Discovery Communications Ventures invests in private companies with the vision to change the media, technology, and enterprise landscape

Our investments support companies who have the potential to impact our existing and future lines of business, and we often promote usage of the products and services throughout Discovery's brands from the companies we invest in. If you're building a transformative product or service for the media, entertainment, or enterprise verticals, let's talk.

Our investments support companies who have the potential to impact our existing and future lines of business, and we often promote usage of the products and services throughout Discovery's brands from the companies we invest in. If you're building a transformative product or service for the media, entertainment, or enterprise verticals, let's talk.

Media & Entertainment

The media and entertainment landscape is changing and we're on the lookout to find the best of what's to come.

Enterprise

We're global, and we can help you get there too. If you have a product or service designed to improve the enterprise, we're interested. We also accelerate internal adoption of the technology from companies we invest in to help you grow, when appropriate.

Blue Skies

Are you working on something so compelling that we need to know about it? Take a shot in the dark. Who knows, you may hit something.

A look at our portfolio

We've invested in companies that are pushing the limits of technology, content, and innovation.

Curiosity

Digital Media

Covering intriguing topics in visual, short form, mobile-friendly experiences; we make learning easier and more fun

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Divvy Cloud

Cloud Automation

Cloud automation for public and private clouds. Improve security, reduce cost, and maintain operational agility across virtual infrastructure

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The Dodo.com

Digital Media

A digital brand for everyone who loves animals and cares about their wellbeing

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DogTV

OTT

24/7 digital TV channel with dog – friendly programing scientifically developed to provide the right company for dogs when left alone

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FloSports

OTT

A direct-to-consumer, subscription sports media company that is unlocking a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for

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Grockit

Education

Online test prep platform leveraging adaptive learning engine and offering social learning and game mechanics

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Group Nine Media

Digital Media

One of the largest digital-first media companies with more than 3.5 billion global monthly video views

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Lumos Labs

Education

A simple online tool to allow anyone to train core cognitive abilities

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Mother Nature Network

Digital Media

The world's leading source for environmental news, advice on sustainable living, conservation and social responsibility

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New Form Digital

Digital Media

Partnering with a wide range of storytellers, both digital-native and traditional, to create the best in digital scripted originals

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Otoy

Software/Services

Providing GPU-based software solutions that aid in the creation and delivery of cutting-edge digital content

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Rugby Pass

OTT

Rugby subscription OTT service, launched in Asia in 2016

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Sharecare

Digital Media

A health and wellness engagement platform that provides you with personalized resources to live your healthiest life

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SDVI

Infrastructure & Networking

SaaS-based infrastructure management solutions that optimize the media supply chain for content owners, distributors and media facilities

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TAPP!

OTT

A popular and profitable collection of niche television channels, connecting super-fans to personalities

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VS Media

Media & Entertainment

Next generation media network built by young creative talent across Greater China who are living and breathing a digital lifestyle

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Discovery's impact is felt through our collective efforts to make a difference for the planet where we live and work.

In keeping with Discovery's mission, we make investments in proven management teams that have the potential to positively impact Discovery's business and offerings around the world.

We are committed to a candid, transparent and efficient fundraising process for everyone involved. Following completion of due diligence, our “value add” is realized beyond dollars invested and materializes by way of relationships, implementation, advice, mentorship and access to our unparalleled global network. Interested in learning more about our Discovery brand and international reach?

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Focus

We're not beholden to other limited partners, so we are hyper focused on helping the companies we invest in succeed.

Alignment

We understand that investment relationships run deep. If investment from us doesn't make sense for you, it doesn't make sense for us.

Access

We want to make sure our investments have the resources required to succeed, and that's why we provide unparalleled access to teams throughout Discovery Communications. We're here for you when you need us.

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Let's talk about your great ideas

Whether you're interested in submitting a proposal for us to consider, would like to discuss co-investment opportunities, or simply want to say hello, we'd love to hear from you.

ventures@discovery.com