Digital News Ventures makes seed investments in news and information start-ups
We foster innovation in the creation of useful news and information. We invest in entrepreneurs who are creating the platforms, tools and services that news businesses need to be viable in the digital age. See some of our portfolio businesses here.
MDIF has long been active in the digital media space. We have financed some of the most respected and successful online news sites in the developing world, including Malaysiakini.com and South Africa’s M&G Online. Digital News Ventures is the next evolution of our investment strategy. It extends the scope of our activity beyond media companies to include platforms, tools, and services that news businesses need to be viable in the digital age.