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We support founders that reimagine how people learn and work

Mediahuis Ventures

As the corporate venture capital arm of Mediahuis, we're committed to funding startups that are developing innovative technologies for students and the modern workforce. We invest in high-growth, cutting-edge startups that are leveraging emerging technologies to re-imagine how people learn and work.
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Mediahuis Ventures is an corporate venture capital fund with a track record of successful investments in disruptivetechnologydriven companies, including Lepaya, MySkillCamp, and Bunch. We are looking for entrepreneurs with ambitionto create gamechanging products and services within the media ecosystem and we work closely with our portfolio companies to help them scale their business and drive revenue growth.

We’re in it for the long haul

A LONG-TERM PARTNER

If you need multiple investment rounds to support your sky-high ambitions, we have the investment capacity to support you. Once we invest, we support your growth to market leadership.

AMBITION AND TRUST

A shared ambition and belief in the founder’s ability are the cornerstones of our investment decisions. Once we’re in, we take a hands-off yet supportive management stance, giving you the resources and independence you need to succeed.

INVESTMENT LEADERSHIP

We double down on what we believe in. That’s why we prefer a lead investor role and aspire a path to a majority stake in all our investments, without ever compromising what is best for the future of your company.

SUSTAINABLE GROWTH

We encourage healthy scaling without compromising business longevity, helping you build a foundation that canst and the test of time.

THE IDEAL EXIT

We work with you to achieve the exit that balances the needs of all investors and shareholders and that works best for the sustainability of your business. We may choose to remain as a majority shareholder, or exit, and are guided by our commitment to the best choice for the business.

Investment Thesis

Our investment thesis is laser-focussed. We understand the market and are very specific about the companies and sectors we support. Partnering with us gives you access to all industry knowledge at our disposal.

Education Technologies

The education industry has been slow to adapt, and the gap between what schools are teaching compared to what employers want is growing. EdTech can close that gap by facilitating learning providing valuable skills to students. The world is changing, and education needs to change with it.

Human Resources Technology

The future of work is now! Remote work, rise of gig economy and automation is disrupting the way people work. From onboarding, employee engagement and payroll to L&D and employee wellbeing, we invest in the entrepreneurs that help companies invest in their people.

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Meet the team

Cédric Cops

Investment Lead Mediatech & Edtech

Caspar van Rhijn

Investment Mentor to MHV

Paul Delor

Investment Manager

Piyush Hemnani

Investment Manager