Advancit Capital focuses on early stage companies at the intersection of media, entertainment and technology. We seek the opportunity to form long-term partnerships with talented and passionate entrepreneurs who are addressing large opportunities that are ripe for innovation and disruption. The firm provides not only capital, but access to a unique, deep network of industry relationships and strategic support to help accelerate its portfolio companies.
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  • The Business of Fashion Logo

    The Business of Fashion

    businessoffashion.com

    The Business of Fashion has built a global following as an essential daily resource for fashion creatives, business professionals and entrepreneurs in over 200 countries and territories.

  • Bottlenose Logo

    Bottlenose

    bottlenose.com

    Bottlenose provides a next-generation social listening, discovery and analytics dashboard for marketers. The company's proprietary platform analyzes and maps the world’s attention in real-time, across all the major social networks. This helps marketers understand what’s going on with their markets and brands, and where to allocate their marketing efforts. Dozens of global brands and tens of thousands of marketers use Bottlenose today. The company has offices in Los Angeles and Amsterdam.

  • Directr Logo

    Directr

    directr.co

    Directr is a mobile application company that provides users with the ability to create beautiful movies on their phones in just minutes.

  • Epoxy Logo

    Epoxy

    epoxy.tv

    Epoxy provides a set of tools designed to help YouTubers optimize their publishing schedule, while also growing their audience and increasing engagement on their video networks.

  • FitStar Logo

    FitStar

    fitstar.com

    FitStar's mission is to build a digital health and fitness platform to inspire people to live healthier lives. The Company provides users a robust slate of interactive apps to motivate people to live stronger, healthier lives.

  • Qualia Logo

    Qualia

    qualia-media.com

    Qualia is a social advertising platform that aggregates public posts and “check-ins” across multiple platforms to help brands and businesses reach their customers. Brands and agencies use Qualia to leverage real-time inventory for mobile activation. Local businesses use Qualia to manage their customer relationships through a self-serve web interface.

  • Lua Logo

    Lua

    getlua.com

    Lua is the simplest way for mobile workforces to effectively communicate, coordinate, and stay accountable. In massive industries that still rely on antiquated tools like walkie-talkies, paper scheduling. and shouting, Lua centralizes communication, allowing teams to remain agile, connected, and up to speed.

  • Maker Studios Logo

    Maker Studios

    makerstudios.com

    Maker Studios is one of the largest creators of episodic, entertainment-focused, web video content online. The studio provides production resources and marketing assistance to a strong roster of YouTube talent, garnering hundreds of millions of video views per month. Through its early entrance into YouTube, the Company has developed unique insights into what kind of content works best with YouTube audiences and how to cross-promote and move audiences around its network.

  • Mitú Logo

    MiTú

    mitunetwork.com

    MiTú, the 100% Latino lifestyle network, is dedicated to presenting high-quality programming for today’s connected global Latino audiences in English and Spanish. The network features everyday people and experts in their fields producing content around their particular passion points, distributed worldwide through YouTube. The MiTú network currently focuses on six content verticals (Health, Beauty, Food, Family, Home, and Pop Cultura), enabling an ultra-targeted environment for advertisers and brand integrations.

  • Moat Logo

    Moat

    moat.com

    Moat offers an intelligence and analytics SaaS platform for brand advertisers and publishers.

  • NewsCred Logo

    NewsCred

    newscred.com

    NewsCred’s mission is simple: get the world's best content through one platform, and personalize it for each publisher. NewsCred partners with newspapers, mobile content providers, startups, NGOs and other web publishers from around the globe to help increase traffic, engage readers and deliver better bottom line results. With a powerful content aggregation platform that focuses on curation and distribution, the main components are the Aggregation Engine, which collects and indexes news, images and videos from 5000+ quality sources from around the world; the Intelligent Curation Engine that processes and transforms unstructured news and media into meaningful content; and a scalable, high-performance REST API, ready to serve content to any device.

  • Panna Logo

    Panna

    pannacooking.com

    Panna is the first digital cooking magazine available on the iPad and iPhone.

  • Percolate Logo

    Percolate

    percolate.com

    Percolate is an engine that consumes the content world for a brand: Gathering the most interesting stories and making it easy to comment on those stories and push them out to a brand's .COM, Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, or even ad units.

  • Skift Logo

    Skift

    skift.com

    Skift is a travel intelligence media company which will deliver news, data and services to its readers.

  • Signal360

    Signal360

    signal360.com

    Signal360 is a platform that enables media to be delivered to a smartphone/tablet through sound waves. The Company's technology enables an inaudible code to be read from content distributed via any medium of transmission.

  • Speakaboos Logo

    Speakaboos

    speakaboos.com

    Speakaboos is a multi-platform subscription service that delivers educational, entertaining interactive picture books. The Company has built one of the largest catalogs of children’s digital picture books based on licensed and public domain properties from publishers and content owners. At Speakaboos, children develop literacy skills while learning about technology in a safe and fun environment.

  • Vistar Media Logo

    Vistar Media

    vistarmedia.com

    Vistar Media is a place-based ad platform that allows media buyers to access on-the-go consumers at scale.

  • Mic Network

    Mic Network

    Mic.com

    Mic is the premier news and media company for young people. With insightful stories and compelling perspectives, Mic engages an educated and mobile audience with the issues that define a generation. Each month millions of readers rely on Mic's unique sensibility to stay informed and make sense of the world.

  • Push.io

    Push.io

    push.io

    Push IO is the industrial strength mobile services provider. The company’s platform powers the most demanding applications for sports leagues, news broadcasters, and media companies. The company has shipped more than 10 billion notifications to millions of users.

  • Niche

    Niche

    Niche

    Niche is a community of relevant and influential social media creators, prominent on rising platforms like Vine, Instagram and Tumblr. With both software and services, Niche help's creators engage, thrive and monetize.

  • CrowdTangle

    CrowdTangle

    CrowdTangle

    CrowdTangle is a content discovery tool for the social web.

  • SocialRank

    SocialRank

    SocialRank

    SocialRank helps brands and individuals find out more information about the people following them on Twitter.

  • Clique Media

    Clique Media

    Clique Media

    Clique Media is the definitive authority for trend-setting fashionistas and their followers between the ages of 18-34. This multi-media brand, which reaches its audience through its online magazine and daily email newsletter has quickly become the essential resource among tastemakers everywhere.

  • POP

    POP

    POP

    Pop makes it easy to have conversations with photos, videos and GIFs. A Pop is two things put together. Capture a photo or video and combine it with whatever comes to mind — an animated GIF, a movie clip — anything.

  • Distractify

    Distractify

    Distractify

    Distractify is reinventing the art of storytelling in the mobile age.

  • REDEF

    REDEF

    REDEF

    REDEF creates curated information streams for industry communities with a tad of pop culture mixed in. Topics include media, technology, sports, music, movies, education, fashion, design, health and more.

  • Base79

    Base79

    Base79

    Base79 is the largest Multi Channel Network in EMEA. Base79's channels cumulatively receive over 750 million views monthly.

  • ADD

    AllDefDigital

    ADD

    ALL DEF DIGITAL is a premium, multi-platform digital media company and entertainment hub, curating, developing and connecting a new generation of content creators from the New American Mainstream to global audiences.

  • Crossfader

    Crossfader

    Crossfader

    Crossfader is the ultimate music mashup app. It turns anybody into a DJ in a matter of seconds, and allows users to discover and share amazing remixes with others around the world.

  • Woven

    Woven

    Woven

    Woven Digital is a digital media company, producing and distributing relevant pop-culture content to 45% of connected males (18-34) on a monthly basis.

  • Indigenous

    Indigenous

    Indigenous

    Indigenous Media is a next generation digital studio focused on producing original content for digital and emerging platforms worldwide, as well as developing and operating multi-platform content brands.

  • Reserve

    Reserve

    Reserve

    Reserve is your personal dining concierge. With just a few taps, Reserve enables a more seamless experience, from getting the table you want to paying effortlessly at the end of the meal.

  • Brickwork

    Brickwork

    Brickwork

    Brickwork is the first scalable platform for retailers to create a seamless customer path between online and store shopping.

  • Molio

    Molio

    Molio

    Molio is a video marketing ad technology and branding company. Molio creates campaigns yielding high levels of awareness, engagement and conversion to build brands online by relying on a combination of advanced data analytics and programmatic advertising with optimized content and message delivery.

  • Draft

    Draft

    Draft

    Draft (live in app store: get.playdraft.com) is the first truly mobile fantasy game. On Draft you can play quick, simple head-to-head drafts with your friends or random opponents.

  • Wedgies

    Wedgies

    Wedgies

    Wedgies are social polls for Media and Brands to engage their social media and website audiences with. Wedgies polls are built for the social web, they're - realtime, media rich, engaging, and mobile optimized.

  • Vrideo

    Vrideo

    Vrideo

    Vrideo is the leading platform for the discovery, distribution, and monetization of immersive video.

  • Victorious

    Victorious

    Victorious

    Victorious is a mobile platform that powers superfan apps for the world’s biggest creators.

  • MasterClass

    MasterClass

    MasterClass

    Re-imagining online education.

  • MobCrush

    MobCrush

    MobCrush

    Mobcrush is a mobile video streaming company that enables mobile users to broadcast, watch and chat about games played and streamed in real-time.

  • HeadSpace

    HeadSpace

    HeadSpace

    Headspace is a gym membership for the mind. A course of guided meditation, delivered via an app or online.

  • HeadSpace

    8i

    8i

    8i.com is the first platform for sharing 3D video and enables anyone to make and share content.

  • Baobab

    Baobab

    Baobab

    Baobab is a VR-first animation and technology company that creates story and character driven cinematic experiences for families and the mass-market.

  • Squad

    Squad

    Squad

    Squad is an app that has the swipe-right interface common in dating apps, but it is meant to connect groups of friends rather than two strangers.

  • The Noun Project

    The Noun Project

    The Noun Project

    The Noun Project is a platform where the world’s visual language can be shared. The company's platform aggregates and catalogs symbols that are created and uploaded by graphic designers around the world.

  • Hyper

    Hyper

    Hyper

    Selected as one of Apple's Top 25 iPad Apps of 2015, Hyper provides a beautiful platform to browse a daily selection of hand-picked videos covering a variety of topics.

  • Unikrn

    Unikrn

    Unikrn

    Unikrn is a safe, legal and fun way to gather, game and bet on eSports.

  • Amper

    Amper

    Amper

    Amper is an artificial intelligence music technology company that empowers video professionals to create and customize unique, royalty-free music.

  • French Girls

    French Girls

    French Girls

    French Girls is a marketplace connecting artists with patrons who want to commission original, custom artwork.

  • InstantESports

    InstantESports

    InstantESports

    Instant Esports is a mobile app that helps fans keep up and engage with all things eSports.

  • MsgAI

    MsgAI

    MsgAI

    Msg.ai enables brands to leverage human-assisted AI for conversational commerce.

  • Silver

    Silver

    Silver

    Sliver is a next generation eSports entertainment platform in 360º and VR.

  • Splash

    Splash

    Splash

    Splash lets you capture a 360º video in seconds, share it to any social network or view it in VR.

  • The Outline

    The Outline

    The Outline

    A new digital publication covering power, culture and ‘the future’.

  • Thrive Global

    Thrive Global

    Thrive Global

    Thrive Global is a corporate and consumer well­-being and productivity platform aimed at changing the way we work and live.

  • Women

    Women.com

    Women.com

    Women.com is the ultimate destination for women's content, conversation, and community.

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