AOL Ventures, the venture capital arm of AOL, provides an entrepreneurial environment to attract and develop innovative initiatives

Focused on early stage investing in technology-centric consumer internet companies, we're primarily interested in giving talented founders the support they need to scale quickly and grow great companies. We typically focus on opportunities where we can combine the best of AOL's value with key aspects of the parent company's involvement.

We generally invest in Seed and Series A opportunities and are broadly interested in a variety of themes around content, advertising, local/mapping, paid services and communications.

While we accept business plans from everyone, we place higher priority on deals that are referred or endorsed by people that we know and trust – namely our portfolio companies, advisers, lawyers, entrepreneurs, accountants and friends. If you don't know us through a mutual connection, feel free to reach out to us via our various social media platforms, or email us your presentation of no more than 20 slides.

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    90M
    Video views since launch
     
  5. 90%
    Of Ad Age Top 100 Advertisers have accessed the One by AOL: Video DSP
     
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    6x
    Year over year
     
  8. Programmatic Upfront
     
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    Most downloaded AOL app in 2015
     
 
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    157M
    Unduplicated unique viewers in the U.S. Growth in programmatic revenue
     
  5. 250%
    Growth in programmatic revenue
     
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    Unique visitors across 15 global editions
     
  3. Arianna Huffington at AdWeek
     
  4. 93%
    Cross-device user match rate
     
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    12,000
    Advertisers around the globe
     
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