During a time when many others in our industry are retreating, DWH seeks to invest aggressively by focusing on opportunities in growing international markets
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New York, NY (Vocus) April 1, 2010
Diversified Worldwide Holdings (DWH), the venture capital arm of Global Advertising Strategies, is seeking new investment opportunities in the media and technology sector. DWH favors Internet properties with existing revenues that can grow with the support of measurable and scalable advertising and marketing efforts.
"During a time when many others in our industry are retreating, DWH seeks to invest aggressively by focusing on opportunities in growing international markets,” said Doug Cress, who will be evaluating new business opportunities with the DWH team.
“After we invest in a company, we dedicate our organizational resources to help shape strategy, source customers and partners, expand management and technical teams, and add new and interesting products to the mix,” said Cress.
DWH uses its global network to help small and mid-size companies penetrate new markets and verticals. Through its partners, DWH has access to capital, web development, new media marketing, and a significant amount of media across multiple platforms and languages, including television, radio and digital.
About Diversified Worldwide Holdings
DWH, a subsidiary of Global Advertising Strategies, is a New York-based venture capital firm that invests and partners with companies that can leverage DWH’s media resources and expertise. Portfolio companies typically outsource key aspects of their businesses, such as sales and marketing, public and investor relations, and business development, to the DWH team.
DWH media experts and investment professionals rapidly identify opportunities that contribute to the growth of the business. This may include expanding into new verticals or new markets overseas. In addition to investing “marketing and advertising dollars” into portfolio companies, DWH management uses its experience and networks to source capital, evaluate future financings, acquisitions, and exit opportunities.
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