About Boat Rocker Ventures
Boat Rocker Ventures acquires, invests and builds consumer-facing entertainment intellectual property and technology. In addition to direct investments, Ventures leverages Boat Rocker Media's infrastructure and resources to partner with innovators to build smarter entertainment properties. Ventures also supports the overall strategic direction and corporate development of Boat Rocker Media.
Latest Boat Rocker Ventures News
Mar 14, 2022
Dino Ranch Canada’s Boat Rocker Media is combining its scripted and unscripted content divisions into one single unit, alongside a management restructure. The newly merged Boat Rocker Studios, TV, will continue under its current leadership, with Jay Peterson and Steve Lescroart retaining their respective titles of president, Boat Rocker Studios, unscripted and president, Boat Rocker Studios, scripted. Lescroart will now also take on the newly created role of COO of Boat Rocker Studios, TV, and head up the division’s day-to-day operations. Boat Rocker Studios’ co-chairmen Ivan Schneeberg and David Fortier, who will continue to oversee the operation, commented: “We’re pleased to be bolstering the management of our operating divisions to help build further connectivity and value for our creative partners across the company.” Furthermore, Michel Pratte, president of Boat Rocker Media, will see his remit expand to oversee Boat Rocker Ventures, as well as its talent management company Untitled Entertainment and Boat Rocker’s corporate communications. Eric Taitz has also been promoted to SVP and general manager of Boat Rocker Ventures to help support the growth of Untitled Entertainment. The Toronto-based firm is behind programming including Apple TV+ documentary Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry and kids series Dino Ranch for Disney.
Boat Rocker Ventures Investments
Boat Rocker Ventures has made 6 investments. Their latest investment was in Serial Box Publishing as part of their Seed VC - II on March 3, 2019.
Boat Rocker Ventures Investments Activity
Seed VC - II
Serial Box Publishing
Boat Rocker Ventures Team
1 Team Member
Boat Rocker Ventures has 1 team member, including former Senior Vice President, Michel Pratte.