CURRENT INVESTMENTS AND PARTNERS
The Mediacast Portfolio
Martha Stewart Kitchen is the grocery food business for Martha Stewart's brand founded by Mediacast Holdings in 2020. MSK Foods LLC is the operating company and Master Licensor for the product line consisting of high quality, affordable premium food products including entrees, sides, appetizers, and desserts. Food items developed based on Martha's own recipes.
The Players’ Tribune was founded by Derek Jeter in 2014. The platform has over 150M views per month with users spending an average of 5 minutes on the site. Players’ tribune contains stories and videos from more than 2,000 athletes across a wide range of sports. In 2020 TPT was acquired by Minute Media.
Cloud Cover Music provides an intelligent retail venue based playlists manager. Cloud Cover provides the music and promotional messages you hear in international quick serve restaurants, national store chains and other business locations like Burger King, Subway, McDonald’s, Sprint and T-Mobile. Cloud Cover is a proven model that increases sales by creating an ambiance that produces an emotional reaction shifting tendencies to buy products. CloudCover has thousands of store and office locations throughout the US and offers retailers an Advanced Digital Rights Management system (DRM) that helps manage royalty payments for retailers.
Street Cred Capital provides credit for mobile phone and accessory purchases largely in the subprime category. Street Cred has secured distribution of its offering with major carriers and retailers reaching an active customer base of well over 50 million consumers.
Pastime Foods sells licensed foods and beverages. Pastime has 16 SKUs actively selling in each of 8 Major League Baseball team markets with team branding. Dozens of more SKUs have been provisioned through its MLB license to distribute in all 28 MLB markets.
As the category leader, Genies is one of the hottest technology deals in the country having closed over $100M from top-tier venture capitalists and investors including Thomas Tull, Jim Breyer, Mary Meeker and others. Mediacast owns a passive position in the company after providing media consulting services in an early stage to its leadership.
Genies announced the addition of Bob Iger (former CEO of Disney) who also invested and joined the Genies Board of Directors. Per PR Newswire, the company has 99% celebrity market share through its partnerships with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group as their "official avatar and digital goods NFT provider”. An industry titan in business and global leadership, Iger will help Genies navigate its mission to empower humans to create their own avatar ecosystems (avatars, avatar fashion lines, avatar worlds, and avatar experiences) in web3.