Venice Capital Corporation International (“Venice Capital”) is a boutique venture capital and private equity firm based in Los Angeles, California. Venice Capital focuses on investment opportunities in start-up and early-stage companies, as well as, established companies serving the lower middle market. Venice Capital typically seeks minority positions in such companies, although Venice Capital is always seeking opportunities to take controlling positions.
With respect to start-up and early-stage companies, Venice Capital focuses on technology, new media and digital entertainment companies, as well as, software and on-line service providers. Venice Capital’s investments in start-up and early-stage companies are typically accomplished through direct equity investments or investments in convertible debt instruments.
On the lower middle market side, Venice Capital seeks targets in manufacturing, service and media, which typically have adjusted operating profits ranging from $250,000 to $3 million annually, solid management teams in place, a diverse customer base, a stable pipeline of work and growth potential, either organically or via M&A. Venice Capital is always willing to incentivize management through ownership and profit sharing opportunities, as well as, to work closely with management to provide access to future capital, financial expertise and to help develop and execute long-term growth plans. Venice Capital’s investments in the lower middle market companies are accomplished through leveraged buyout transactions, private equity transactions and debt financings.
In addition to its investment activities, Venice Capital provides certain business management and consulting services. To learn more about our services click here.