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Phone(818) 566-7400


Third fund, 5/2008 $200M


3601 West Olive Avenue Suite 650
Burbank, CA, 91505
Shanghai, CHN
Unit 1002-1005, One Corporate Avenue
222 Hu Bin Road
Shanghai, 200021, CHN
Hong Kong, HKG
20/F, Wellable Commercial Building
513 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay
Hong Kong, HKG


Managing Director
Chief Financial Officer
Found and Managing Director
Manging Director
Finance Controller


Steamboat Ventures

Steamboat Ventures is venture capital firm affiliate of The Walt Disney Company. They invest in early-stage technology companies in the digital media and consumer tech space.

In May 2008, it was reported that Steamboat is looking to raise a $200 Million fund and also may setup a similar fund in Europe.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Funplus 3/2014Series B$74M3
Chukong Technologies 10/2013Series D$50M6
Zettics 7/2013Series A$8.2M4
EdgeCast Networks 7/2013Series D$54M3
FreeWheel 10/2012Venture Round$8.25M3
Elemental Technologies 5/2012Venture Round$13M4
Zettics 7/2011Venture Round$8M5
Chukong Technologies 7/2011Series B$14M3
GoPro 5/2011Private Equity$88M5
GameSalad 3/2011Series A$6.1M10
Yoyi Media 2/2011Series B$20M3
Passenger 10/2010Venture Round$7.5M2
Elemental Technologies 7/2010Series B$7.5M1
GameSalad 7/2010Series A$1M9
Playdom 6/2010Series A$33M4
Zettics 4/2010Series B$7M4
FreeWheel 4/2010Venture Round$16.8M4
Yoyi Media 2/2010Series A2
Scrapblog 2/2010Series B$2.5M1
YY, Inc. 12/2009Series C3
Sometrics 10/2009Series B$4M3
Greystripe 3/2009Series C$5.5M3
Fanzter 3/2009Series B$2M2
Scrapblog 1/2009Series C$4M2
PopularMedia 7/2008Series C$8M3
Photobucket 5/2008Series B$10M3
Rosum 4/2008Series B$15M5
Move Networks 4/2008Series C$46M7
Passenger 3/2008Series C$8M3
Kyte 3/2008Series B$6.1M2
Kapow Software 3/2008Series C$11.6M4
EdgeCast Networks 12/2007Series B$6M1 12/2007Series B$20M5
Scrapblog 12/2007Series B$1M1
Passenger 11/2007Series B$8.3M3
Vobile 11/2007Series A$10M8
Move Networks 10/2007Series B$34M2
MerchantCircle 9/2007Series B$10M5
VoodooVox 9/2007Series D$8.1M4
Quigo 6/2007Venture Round$30M6 6/2007Series A$10M2
CTS Media 5/2007Series B$8M3
Greystripe 5/2007Series B$8.9M3
Baynote 4/2007Series B$10.8M3
UUSEE 3/2007Venture Round$23.5M6
PopularMedia 2/2007Series B$4.25M2
Move Networks 12/2006Series A$11.3M2
MerchantCircle 6/2006Series A$4.3M4
Industrious Kid 3/2006Series A$8.5M1
RazorGator 3/2006Series B$22.8M4
BitPass 9/2004Series B$11.8M6
Pure Digital Technologies 1/2004Venture Round$28M4
Rosum 5/2003Series A$16M4



  1. Venture Beat ( [edit]
  2. FunPlus Raises $74M in Venture Capital Financing ( [edit]
  3. Chinese Game Developer Chukong Raises $50M Series D Led By New Horizon ( [edit]
  4. Zettics Raises US$8.2M In Financing ( [edit]
  5. Content Delivery Network EdgeCast Raises $54 Million From Performance Equity Management ( [edit]
  6. VC funding: Q4 2012 [edit]
  7. Aiming For Global Expansion, Elemental Technologies Raises $13M In Round Led By Norwest ( [edit]
  8. Umber merges with Ground Truth, lands $8M ( [edit]
  9. CocoaChina Raises $14M From Sequoia China, Steamboat to Foster Local iOS Developer Community ( [edit]
  10. How Family Ties Helped Nick Woodman Make GoPro Click ( [edit]
  11. GameSalad Raises $6.1 Million For iPhone And iPad Game Creation Tool ( [edit]
  12. Yoyi Media Seals $20M Series B ( [edit]
  13. Private online community Passenger snags $7.5M, new CEO ( [edit]
  14. Elemental Technologies Secures $7.5 Million Series B Financing from Leading Investors in the Digital Media Industry ( [edit]
  15. Gendai Games Raises Over $1 Million For iPhone And iPad Game Creation Tool ( [edit]
  16. Playdom Pulls Down $33 Million More In Funding – Disney's Steamboat Ventures Gets In On The Action ( [edit]
  17. Northwest Innovation ( [edit]
  18. SEC D ( [edit]
  19. Chinese Online Ad Targeter Yoyi Media Raises First Round From Steamboat Ventures ( [edit]
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  22. Sometrics Raises $4 Million For Social Analytics And Advertising Platform ( [edit]
  23. Ad Network Greystripe Receives $5.5 Million In Series C Funding ( [edit]
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  25. Scrapblog Gets A $4 Million Boost For Online Scrapbooking ( [edit]
  26. PopularMedia Gets $8 Million Third Round For Social Media Tools ( [edit]
  27. Ontela claims $10M for mobile to computer photo transfers ( [edit]
  28. Rosum raises $15 million for mobile GPS alternatives ( [edit]
  29. Online video services company Move Networks raises $46 million ( [edit]
  30. Passenger gets $8M for market research on private social networks ( [edit]
  31. Kyte press release ( [edit]
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  33. CDNs Are Big Business, EdgeCast Get $6 Million ( [edit]
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  36. StarVest Partners Participates in Latest Round of Funding in Passenger. ( [edit]
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  40. VoodooVox, offering in-call ads, raises $8.1M ( [edit]
  41. EDGAR [edit]
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  46. UUSee – the YouTube Killer – gets more funding – $23 million worth ( [edit]
  47. Viral marketing company, PopularMedia, raises $4.25M ( [edit]
  48. Techrockies ( [edit]
  49. Going local with MerchantCircle ( [edit]
  50. EDGAR [edit]
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  53. VentureBeat ( [edit]
  54. Rosum Corporation Closes $16M Preferred Stock Financing ( [edit]
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