Balgownie Ventures provides a broad range of consultancy services to the media and technology sectors including capital raising for early stage TMT companies, TV production and creative skills to independent broadcasters and channel brokerage services to numerous EPG positions.
Since Balgownie Ventures launched in 2006, our team has assisted in five TV channel launches, won two commissions with the terrestrial broadcaster “five”, created three TV formats sold to such territories as Russia, France and the US and invested in five media related start ups.
Balgownie Ventures invests in people with a passion to create compelling media delivered through innovative technology.
Our team are “best of breed” representing over 100 years experience in TV broadcast, digital advertising, internet retail and corporate finance. The team comprises BBC trained Executive Producers, seasoned journalists, experienced corporate finance personnel and trained attorneys specialising in media and technology.
Whether you are an existing broadcaster looking for an innovative TV production house, an entrepreneur looking to raise capital to launch a teleshopping business or a technology company looking to boost its sales channels, Balgownie Ventures can help.
We recognise that every business is different as client needs reflect the changing economic environment. In some limited cases, Balgownie Ventures will work “contingency only” where the offer is compelling and the client team is proven.
January 2012 Balgownie Ventures Limited is delighted to announce its first strategic investment of the New Year with the closure of a funding round in the niche chocolate and confectionery business “The Big Yum”. Working with Mike Hodgson, part of the launch team of Gu Chocolate Puddings, The Big Yum has already listed its first range of chocolate pretzels at Harvey Nichols and other leading retailers.
September 2011 Balgownie Ventures announces the sale of Adore Fashion Limited within 12 months of initial purchase. M Barney Battles, Managing Partner of Balgownie Ventures said “This successful transaction proves yet again that we can deliver a swift and profitable exit strategy for our pool of investors and I am delighted with this sale."