Saban Ventures is the venture capital investment arm of Saban Capital Group, Inc. (SCG), a private investment firm founded by Haim Saban in 2001 and specializing in the media, entertainment, and communications industries. Saban Ventures was formed by SCG in 2008 to invest in early-stage to mid-stage start-ups in digital media, mobile, and consumer Internet with an emphasis on companies that can add value to SCGâ€™s global media investments.
The Saban Ventures team brings significant investment, operations, and industry experience in the digital media, mobile, and consumer Internet spaces. The firm seeks to partner with ambitious, market-changing entrepreneurs and invest in companies where the Principals can add value through their expertise and strategic network. The firm actively partners and collaborates with its portfolio companies to help them achieve breakout success.
Saban Ventures and SCG work closely together on investments that require multidisciplinary skills and creative structuring. As a division of SCG, Saban Ventures has access to a wide network of strategic relationships in the traditional media, entertainment, and advertising industries that continue to influence our new media investments. With representation in both Los Angeles and the Silicon Valley, Saban Ventures is well positioned to invest in disruptive start-ups at the intersection of media, entertainment, and technology.