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CAA, ICM, Paradigm, UTA, WME: Agency Investments

Assets held by the agencies encompass equity stakes, strategic investments, advisory roles and ventures incubated by the tenpercenteries

CAA

Empowered: Online education company offering professional certificates and career counseling for adults transitioning into new
careers. Created with Silicon Valley entrepreneur Steve Poizner, the Sherry Lansing Foundation, and UCLA
WhoSay: Publisher and media management platform for artists, athletes and other celebs
Funny or Die: Production company and online comedy destination
Moonshark: App developer
Proenza Schouler: Fashion label (pictured right)
Star Avenue Capital: Growth equity firm co-founded with Irving Place Capital to invest in consumer products and retail companies like sports supplement-maker MHP, hair-care brand Macadamia Natural Oil and candy retailer It’Sugar

 

ICM

Screenz: A second-screen technology developer created by Israel’s Keshet Broadcasting and content and advertising creator the Box
Fliptu: Fan page maker for celebrities, created by Jeremy Gocke and Jimmy Kimmel Live co-executive producer Doug Deluca
StageIt: Streams live concerts and events, and invites fans to tip the performers
GetMeRated: Mobile venture that connects friends through shared interests
Rides.TV: Interactive content creator that distributes properties through online video, phone calls, text messages, email and social media
Mobcaster: Crowdfunding venture that provides an outlet for independent television

Paradigm

Laffster: Distribution platform for comedy (pictured right)
Big Picnic Records: Independent music label launched in spring with the debut EP from British singer/songwriter Wall
St. Jerome’s Laneway Music Festival — Detroit: Event produced with St. Jerome’s Laneway Festivals and Palace Sports & Entertainment
Recreation Worldwide: A branding and marketing company focused on the electronic dance music space
Thump: A digital channel focused on the electronic dance music lifestyle, as a joint venture with Vice Magazine
Bread: A monetization platform for social media, desktop and mobile publishers

UTA

United Entertainment Group: Branded entertainment firm that includes Procter & Gamble, Frito-Lay (pictured right), AT&T, Starbucks and Equinox as clients
The Brand Studio: Brand strategy consulting service to majors brands and causes
AwesomenessTV: New media production company and YouTube channel operator created by Brian Robbins, recently sold to DreamWorks Animation for $33 million
Shop Hers: Social-based e-commerce platform for pre-owned high-end designer wear
Snaps (aka GoldRun): A photo-driven smartphone platform for shared information
Andover Games: Mobile game and app developer
Shaker: Platform for socially driven, virtual online events
Unnamed denim company Kevita: Probiotic drink
Playcast: Cloud-based gaming platform
Brand Affinity Technologies: Tech- and marketing-services company focused on monetizing the fan
Redux: Online curation community for video content
Viterbi Startup Garage: Tech accelerator formed with venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering to invest in 10 companies by late summer

WME

TheAudience: A social media management company whose clients include Charlize Theron, Jack Black and Hugh Jackman
Raine Group: Advises and invests in companies doing business around information, content creation and audience; has invested in Vice Media and Zumba Fitness
Red Interactive: Digital agency that includes Ford Motors, ESPN, Dr. Oz, UFC and “The Hunger Games” as clients
Chaotic Moon: Mobile app studio, with Disney, Marvel and Fox as clients
OpenSky: E-commerce platform; Bobby Flay and Serena Williams are among the clients
Uber: Car service app (pictured right)
Social Cam: App to share video on social networks
Chill: Online video site
Path: Social networking-enabled photo sharing and messaging service for mobile devices
OToy: Cloud rendering company that delivers cinema-quality 3D graphics in real time to filmmakers, designers and animators
Catch Media: Developer of “Play Anywhere” technology to help people access digital files stored on their computers using any mobile device
Airtime: Video chat network

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