CVC  Live Nation Labs

     Office Locations:

9348 Civic Center Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 310-867-7000



  • Early
  • Seed



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



    Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV) recently established the LN Labs Fund, a vehicle for strategic investment, partnership and mentoring of the world's most innovative early stage technologies and entrepreneurs. The LN Labs Fund follows a series of strategic acquisitions by Live Nation Entertainment, including the rich data platform BigChampagne and the live music community site Focusing on equity participation in early stage start-ups in the areas of consumer product development and technology infrastructure, LN Labs Fund will be managed by Eric Garland, executive vice president and general manager of Live Nation Labs; Ethan Kaplan, vice president of products, Live Nation Labs; and Michael Abrams, president of Digital Ventures. Portfolio companies will be supported and mentored by the entire Live Nation Entertainment executive team.

    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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    Eric Garland Executive Vice President and General Manager
    Ethan Kaplan Vice President of Products
    Michael Abrams President of Digital Ventures


    Portfolio companies include:

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