May 9, 2016

FreeWheel, owned by the US group Comcast, acquires

FreeWheel, owned by the US group Comcast, acquires

Paris, May 9 2016 - Ventech Capital F, investor in Stickyads since 2013 and board member, has actively supported the management in its international development.

Founded in 2009, is a multiscreen video adtech company. The company has developed a unique and proprietary programmatic solution dedicated to premium publishers to help them monetize their video inventory. operates in France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and in the US.

The transaction generates a generous multiple for Ventech Capital F. This exit follows the recent acquisition of another Ventech portfolio company, Withings (leading company in Connected Health) by Nokia.

About Ventech
Ventech, one of Europe’s leading venture capital firms, invests through offices in Paris, Munich and Helsinki into high-growth companies with activities in the digital economy (internet, media, ecommerce, mobile, software and communications infrastructures). Ventech also runs a local team based in Shanghai which manages a dedicated regional fund while offering business development support in Asia for European portfolio companies.
With more than 650M€ raised since 1998, Ventech has invested in over 120 companies in Europe, China, Russia and in the US. In 2015, Ventech China announced the first closing of its new US$180m third fund.
Current active investments in Europe include successful high growth companies such as Augure, Believe Digital, Ogury, Picanova, Speexx, (recently acquired by Comcast), Unilend, Vestiaire Collective, Webedia or Withings (recently acquired by Nokia).
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