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Investments

53

Portfolio Exits

13

Funds

2

About Blueprint Ventures

Blueprint Ventures is a technology investment firm that focuses on start-ups delivering disruptive products to market. Blueprint provides initial financing to capital-efficient companies in the software, systems, and components spaces, with a specialized practice investing in Corporate IP Spinouts.

Blueprint Ventures Headquarter Location

201 Post St. 11 Fl, Suite 1140

San Francisco, California, 94108,

United States

(415) 901-4000

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Saban Capital Group promotes Yen to MD

Sep 15, 2015

Friends (19) September 15, 2015    18 Views    0 Comments Saban Capital Group Inc has promoted Richard Yen to managing director of private equity. Yen, who is based in San Francisco, has been with the firm since June 2008. Previously, Yen worked at Blueprint Ventures where he served as a principal. PRESS RELEASE Los Angeles, CA September 15, 2015 – Saban Capital Group, Inc. (“SCG”), the private investment firm specializing in the media, entertainment and communications industry, today announced the promotion of Richard Yen to Managing Director, Private Equity. Yen, who has been with SCG since June 2008, will continue to lead the digital media and consumer Internet investment practice for SCG. Yen will support all digital initiatives as SCG plans to expand its investment portfolio in this space. Based in San Francisco, Yen’s ongoing focus is growth equity investments, pre-IPO investments and buyouts in digital media, mobile and consumer Internet companies. In his seven years with SCG, Yen has been instrumental in growing the SCG investment portfolio with companies including Vessel, ironSource and PlayBuzz, among others. Additionally, Yen has advised SCG’s portfolio of companies including Saban Brands and Univision on digital acquisitions and strategies. “Richard’s strategic vision and expertise have contributed to the expansion of Saban’s investment portfolio through the years,” said Adam Chesnoff, President and Chief Operating Officer of SCG. “We are pleased to promote Richard to Managing Director, Private Equity at Saban Capital Group, reinforcing our continued focus to partner with and contribute to strong and growing global digital businesses.” Prior to working for SCG, Yen served as a Principal at Blueprint Ventures and established the firm’s digital media and Internet investing practice. Prior to Blueprint, Yen worked for Rustic Canyon Partners, a technology venture capital firm where he focused on software and wireless investments. About Saban Capital Group Saban Capital Group (“SCG”) is a leading private investment firm based in Los Angeles specializing in the media, entertainment, and communication industries. SCG was established by Haim Saban, co-founder of Fox Family Worldwide, a global television broadcasting, production, distribution and merchandising company owned in partnership with Rupert Murdoch and The News Corporation, following its sale to The Walt Disney Company in October 2001. The firm currently makes both controlling and minority investments in public and private companies and takes an active role in its portfolio companies. SCG’s current private equity investments include: Univision (the premier Spanish-language media company in the US); Celestial Tiger Entertainment (a venture with Lionsgate and Astro, Malaysia’s largest pay TV platform, to launch and operate new branded pay television channels across Asia); MNC (Indonesia’s largest and only vertically-integrated media company); and Partner Communications (a leading telecommunications company in Israel). Saban Brands LLC, an affiliate of SCG, was formed in 2010 to acquire, manage and license entertainment properties and consumer brands across media and consumer platforms globally, and currently holds the rights to Power Rangers and Paul Frank Industries in its portfolio, among many others. With offices in Los Angeles and Singapore, SCG actively manages a globally diversified portfolio of investments across public equities, credit, alternative investments, and real property assets. For more information, please visit www.saban.com. Leave a Reply

Blueprint Ventures Investments

53 Investments

Blueprint Ventures has made 53 investments. Their latest investment was in ONPATH Technologies as part of their Series B - II on April 4, 2012.

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Blueprint Ventures Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

4/12/2012

Series B - II

ONPATH Technologies

$1M

No

6/23/2011

Bridge

WiSpry

$3.5M

No

10/18/2010

Series B

ONPATH Technologies

$3.12M

No

9/16/2009

Debt

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$99M

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0

5/18/2009

Unattributed

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$99M

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0

Date

4/12/2012

6/23/2011

10/18/2010

9/16/2009

5/18/2009

Round

Series B - II

Bridge

Series B

Debt

Unattributed

Company

ONPATH Technologies

WiSpry

ONPATH Technologies

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Amount

$1M

$3.5M

$3.12M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

0

0

Blueprint Ventures Portfolio Exits

13 Portfolio Exits

Blueprint Ventures has 13 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Mojo Networks on August 03, 2018.

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Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

8/3/2018

Acquired

$99M

1

9/4/2015

Acquired

$99M

1

5/11/2015

Acquired

$99M

1

11/2/2012

Acquired

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$99M

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0

6/28/2012

Acquired

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$99M

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0

Date

8/3/2018

9/4/2015

5/11/2015

11/2/2012

6/28/2012

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

1

1

0

0

Blueprint Ventures Fund History

2 Fund Histories

Blueprint Ventures has 2 funds, including Blueprint Ventures II LP.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/31/2001

Blueprint Ventures II LP

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$53M

1

11/30/1999

Blueprint Ventures I LP

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$99M

10

Closing Date

12/31/2001

11/30/1999

Fund

Blueprint Ventures II LP

Blueprint Ventures I LP

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$53M

$99M

Sources

1

10

Blueprint Ventures Team

3 Team Members

Blueprint Ventures has 3 team members, including former Controller, Clara Yee.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Bart Schachter

Founder

Current

Clara Yee

Controller

Former

George Hoyem

Managing Partner

Former

Name

Bart Schachter

Clara Yee

George Hoyem

Work History

Title

Founder

Controller

Managing Partner

Status

Current

Former

Former

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