CVC  Touchdown Ventures

     Office Locations:

10250 Constellation Blvd Suite 2900
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 856-431-3535

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  • Education & Training
  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Software & Internet
  • Sports & Entertainment



    Touchdown Ventures Inc. is a venture capital firm and registered investment adviser that works with leading corporations to establish and manage their corporate venture capital platforms. Founded in 2014, Touchdown maintains offices in the greater Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and the San Francisco Bay area. The firm, founded by investment professionals from Comcast Ventures and DFJ Frontier initially partnered with companies seeking to invest in education, human capital, digital media, entertainment, and retail-focused startups. Apollo Education Ventures, LLC, the newly formed venture capital platform of Apollo Education Group (NASDAQ:APOL), is among the firm's initial 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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    David Horowitz Co-Founder & CEO
    Jane Simons Head of Operations
    Richard Grant Co-Founder & Managing Director
    Scott Lenet Co-Founder & President


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Paladin Cloud





    Portfolio companies include:







      Atom Tickets


      Boom! Studios

      Bright Greens

      Bustle Digital Group






      Paladin Cloud
        web link


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