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Marfeel Solutions SL operates as an ad tech platform that revolutionizes the way publishers create, optimize and monetize mobile websites. It allows publishers to automatically convert its web contents into touch experience for tablets and smart phones. The company was founded by Xavi Beumala Segura, Juan I. Margenat and Juan Ignacio Margenat Trías in September 2011 and is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain.
Nauta is an active manager which specializes in investing in companies in the TMT sector, with a special focus on wireless. They invest internationally, identifying investment opportunities through their network of contacts in Europe and the US.The firm invests up to EUR 5 million in companies with high growth potential, a committed executive team, a clear focus towards highly specific market needs and niches, a vocation to develop international markets, management excellence and an innovative value proposition in their competitive ecosystem.Nauta partners with their investee companies, contributing value in a variety of ways including strategy, market development, networking management team enhancement, opening market opportunities by providing key commercial contacts and assisting with their internationalization process.The firm's management team invests a significant percentage of their own capital in the Nauta funds.
Elaia is an active, long-term manager which invests in software technology companies, primarily in France and on a case by case basis in other European countries. The firm typically invests €1-€2 million, alone or through syndicated rounds, allocating additional financing to the future financing needs of the investee company.Elaia's investment strategy aims to maximize diversification within software-related technologies. They seek to create a balanced portfolio allocation based on four diversification criteria: development stage, geographical location, economic model and market segment.The firm invests in companies in all development stages, with an emphasis on first rounds of venture capital and the ability to participate in special situations. This multi-stage approach generates a broad range of risk/reward profiles and different exit perspectives.They diversify by sector and economic model to address the widest range of opportunities within the software-related field. By diversifying geographically, they aim to allocate approximately 20% of their portfolio to European opportunities outside France, to provide better access to an international network and enlarge their understanding of the markets.Elaia participates as lead investor or as a follower in a syndicate, typically seeking a board position to accompany the management team through the key stages of the investee company's development, aiming to add value to the company.The firm seeks to invest in innovative, well-managed, high-growth companies in large, appealing markets, which meet customer's needs, ideally have an existing customer base, a realistic and sustainable business model and reasonable company valuation.
BDMI makes early stage investments into innovative companies in the digital media landscape. The firm provides not only capital, but also brings access to a worldwide collection of diverse businesses within Bertelsmann and via their broader network of media industry connections. Their goal is to partner with companies that can benefit from their media expertise and global perspective.BDMI invests out of two funds: a seed fund and a traditional early stage fund. For the seed fund, the firm typically prefer to see a product or service that is live in the marketplace with some initial data points that demonstrate early signs of product-market fit. They don’t usually lead seed stage investments, but prefer to join a syndicate with a lead already in place. In BDMI’s main fund, they typically pursue Series A and Series B rounds with an initial investment of $500k to $4m plus reserves for follow-ons. They are comfortable leading an investment, co-leading or joining a syndicate with other strategic or financial investors. Depending upon the size of their investment, they usually hold voting board seats or observer seats. They invest in companies based in North America, Europe and Israel.