FI  Newport Coast Investments -investments-llc

     Office Locations:

2711 Hillside Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: 949-720-3800



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 1999, Newport Coast Investments is the private investment vehicle of Ryan and Chad Steelberg. The Steelbergs have created an excess of $3 billion in shareholder value, through the founding, management, and liquidation of three industry impactful companies. dMarc Broadcasting, founded by the Steelbergs in 2002, was acquired by Google in February of 2006. AdForce, founded by the Steelbergs in 1995, was formerly the world's largest centralized, independent ad-serving and management solution. 2CAN Media, founded by the Steelbergs in 1998, grew to become the third largest online sales representation firm and was also acquired by CMGI in 1999. Newport Coast Investments is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.

    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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    Chad Steelberg Partner
    Ryan Steelberg Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      Brand Affinity Technologies
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      Postcard of the Run
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