Archtop invests in people and ideas that make the world a better,
more interesting and rewarding place. Our driving mission is
to build disruptive, innovative companies that offer consumers
more choice, convenience and control in their lives.
OUR INVESTMENT FOCUS
Companies at the forefront of media, entertainment
and technology – next-gen TV, mobile, social, games,
ecommerce, eSports, publishing, edutainment, travel,
health, ad-tech, big data, etc.
Proprietary distribution platforms and media technologies
(from smart devices to prescient digital networks).
Strong digital eco-systems spanning content, commerce
Community – wherever vast audiences are gathering
and interacting, mobile, social and beyond.
Commerce – all varieties of e-commerce, m-commerce,
g-commerce, t-commerce, and real world commerce,
from advertising and merchandising to checkout counter.
Education and edutainment – digital classrooms,
new learning tools and training tools/companies.
Big/small data, research and analytics –
realtime and actionable knowledge systems.
Enterprise solutions for specific verticals – digital
infrastructure powered by a proprietary data sources.
Growth initiatives, buy and build strategies,
acquisitions and roll-ups.
Control transactions, minority transactions,
Partnering with operating executives
or other investors.
$5 million to $20 million.
Potentially larger amounts via co-investment.
CRITERIA FOR INVESTMENT
Essential product or service offering to a
defined set of customers. High barriers to entry.
Competitively positioned to win
in an ever-changing marketplace.
B2B model/marketing emphasis (will look at
select consumer branded (B2C) businesses).
Recurring revenue streams
and/ or strong free cash flow.
Capacity to scale large audiences, nurture customer
relationships and build enduring brand value.
Diverse customer base that can be talked to – key
diligence item to affirm revenue projections.
Buy and build platform – ability to assimilate
other strategic assets via acquisition.
Experienced management teams
with the vision and skills to execute.
Ability to invest $5 million to $20 million in the
investment target over time – more with co-investment.
Positively vetted through intensive due diligence.
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