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Investments

112

Portfolio Exits

34

Funds

7

Service Providers

1

About Steamboat Ventures

Steamboat Ventures is the venture capital arm of The Walt Disney Company. They invest in early- to mid-stage, technology-focused companies that are pursuing opportunities in emerging digital media and consumer technology markets. Although the fund is primarily focused on technology investments, they also consider venture investments in other areas of broad strategic importance to The Walt Disney Company.Steamboat Ventures targets investments of $2-15 million with a maximum of $20 million in any single company. Beyond providing expansion capital, the firm aims to add value by offering the combined resources of Steamboat Ventures and The Walt Disney Company. The firm requires board seats or observation rights on all of its portfolio companies.

Steamboat Ventures Headquarter Location

3601 West Olive Avenue Suite 650

Burbank, California, 91505,

United States

818-566-7400

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Capitolis becomes Israel’s latest fintech unicorn with $110 million Series D at $1.6 billion valuation

Mar 22, 2022

In connection with the funding round, Jeffrey Goldstein, senior advisor at Canapi Ventures, Dan Beldy, partner at Canapi Ventures, and George Osborne, Founding Partner at 9Yards, joined the Capitolis Board of Directors. Previously, Osborne served as an advisor to BlackRock following his role as UK Chancellor of the Exchequer; Goldstein served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the World Bank; and Beldy served as Managing Director of Steamboat Ventures, the venture arm of The Walt Disney Company. “We are now moving to the next phase of growth for Capitolis as we grow exponentially year after year and deliver increased innovation for capital markets,” added Mandelzis. “Just two years after launch, the capital marketplace business has already transacted $60B+ notional from over 30 investors. Capitolis has optimized over $13 trillion in trades through its compression and novation engine, serving over 100 financial institutions. Our vision is becoming a reality and we look forward to super-charging our marketplace in the months and years to follow.” TAGS

Steamboat Ventures Investments

112 Investments

Steamboat Ventures has made 112 investments. Their latest investment was in Shouqianba as part of their Series D on June 6, 2019.

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Steamboat Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/30/2019

Series D

Shouqianba

No

1

1/30/2018

Seed

Hangzhou Jiebai Cultural Creative Co. Ltd.

Yes

1

1/23/2018

Series A

Quanqiu Shike

Yes

1

9/26/2017

Series C

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10

4/6/2017

Series C

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10

Date

6/30/2019

1/30/2018

1/23/2018

9/26/2017

4/6/2017

Round

Series D

Seed

Series A

Series C

Series C

Company

Shouqianba

Hangzhou Jiebai Cultural Creative Co. Ltd.

Quanqiu Shike

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Amount

New?

No

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

1

10

10

Steamboat Ventures Portfolio Exits

34 Portfolio Exits

Steamboat Ventures has 34 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Fanli on April 28, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

4/28/2021

Reverse Merger

$99M

3

2/28/2018

Asset Sale

$99M

3

1/10/2018

Acquired

$99M

1

1/4/2018

IPO

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$99M

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10

10/1/2017

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

4/28/2021

2/28/2018

1/10/2018

1/4/2018

10/1/2017

Exit

Reverse Merger

Asset Sale

Acquired

IPO

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

3

3

1

10

10

Steamboat Ventures Fund History

7 Fund Histories

Steamboat Ventures has 7 funds, including Steamboat Ventures VI.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

4/1/2016

Steamboat Ventures VI

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$40.55M

3

12/21/2012

Steamboat Ventures V

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$99M

10

6/23/2008

Steamboat Ventures III LLC

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$99M

10

12/31/2006

Steamboat Ventures II LLC

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$99M

10

12/31/2006

Steamboat Ventures Asia LP

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$99M

10

Closing Date

4/1/2016

12/21/2012

6/23/2008

12/31/2006

12/31/2006

Fund

Steamboat Ventures VI

Steamboat Ventures V

Steamboat Ventures III LLC

Steamboat Ventures II LLC

Steamboat Ventures Asia LP

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$40.55M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

3

10

10

10

10

Steamboat Ventures Service Providers

1 Service Provider

Steamboat Ventures has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Counsel

General Counsel

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Counsel

Service Type

General Counsel

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Steamboat Ventures Team

12 Team Members

Steamboat Ventures has 12 team members, including current Chief Financial Officer, Liping Fan.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

John Ball

Founder

Current

Liping Fan

RWI Ventures

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Beau Laskey

U.S. Navy

Managing Director

Current

Alex Hartigan

General Partner

Current

Judy Dickinson

Chief Financial Officer

Former

Name

John Ball

Liping Fan

Beau Laskey

Alex Hartigan

Judy Dickinson

Work History

RWI Ventures

U.S. Navy

Title

Founder

Chief Financial Officer

Managing Director

General Partner

Chief Financial Officer

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Former

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