VC  Knight Enterprise Fund atives/enterprisefund/

     Office Locations:

200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 3300
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 305-908-2600



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet
  • Sports & Entertainment



    A funding initiative of the Knight Foundation, the Knight Enterprise Fund provides early-stage venture funding for media innovation. Launched in 2010, the Knight Enterprise Fund serves as a co-investor in its portfolio companies, investing $25,000 -500,000 and helping to fill out early investment rounds with experienced angel and venture capital funders. An initiative of Knight Foundation, the Enterprise Fund promotes portfolio companies across Knight's large network of media, educational and non-profit partners.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Benoit Wirz Director/Business Consulting
    John Bracken VP/Media Innovation
    Juan J. Martinez VP/Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Cloud Tiger Media DBA Upworthy
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      Perfect Audience
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