Hearst Ventures makes strategic investments in companies operating at the intersection of media, information and technology. Starting with its investment in Netscape in 1995, Hearst Ventures has grown to become one of the most active and successful corporate venture funds. Hearst Ventures is global investment group with offices in NYC, London, Beijing and Tel-Aviv. Notable investments include Via Transportation, Buzzfeed, Roku, Sling Media, HootSuite, Brightcove, E Ink, Pandora, and XM Satellite Radio. Hearst Ventures is a unit of Hearst, one of the nation’s largest diversified media and information companies.