The E.W. Scripps Company

Founded 1878
Founders Edward W. Scripps


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Total investments 5
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 5
Rounds per year 0.03
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Marketplace
  • Education
  • Social Media
  • Advertising

The E.W. Scripps Company appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1878. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Cincinnati.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Wanderful Media,, Ebyline. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as E-Commerce, Price Comparison.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The high activity for fund was in 2010. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Comparing to the other companies, this The E.W. Scripps Company performs on 21 percentage points more the average number of lead investments.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the The E.W. Scripps Company, startups are often financed by Scripps Ventures, Robert H. Lessin Venture Capital, Oak Investment Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Washington Post, The McClatchy Company, Scripps Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Gannett Co Inc, Cox Media Group, Advance Digital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Besomebody, Inc.

Social Media
$1M20 Jul 2015 United States, Austin

Besomebody, Inc.

Social Media
$1M12 Jun 2014 United States, Austin

Wanderful Media

Price Comparison
Retail Technology
$22M25 Sep 2012 United States, " United States"}


$1M08 Nov 2010 United States, Los Angeles


Advertising Platforms
Brand Marketing
$10M17 Nov 1999 United States, Saint Petersburg
Misfits Gaming Group Raises $35M in Funding

– Misfits Gaming Group from Boca Raton, FL is a global esports and entertainment company.
– The company raised $35m in funding.
– The round was led by The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP).


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