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Offices Worldwide

Jessica Peltz-Zatulove
Partner

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Jessica Peltz-Zatulove is a Partner at MDC Ventures. Prior to joining MDC, she specialized connecting marketers with emerging technology and has a passion for helping startups secure their first customers. She previously spent 10+ years working with Fortune 500 brands including Verizon Wireless, Kraft Foods, and H&M. As a VP at Zenith Media, she was recognized an industry pioneer in the mobile space; her cutting edge collaborations were often featured in Mashable, Adage, Mobile Marketer, and Mediapost. Jessica has a global footprint with strategic relationships at over 300+ startup organizations across 20+ countries. In addition to being featured on CNBC, Fox Business, and popular podcasts – she’s been named one of “NYC’s 100 Most Influential People in Tech”, “35 People in NYC Tech to Watch in 2016”, and a Rising Star by Global Corporate Venture.

Michael Nicholas
Partner

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Michael is a Partner at MDC Ventures and the Entrepreneur in Residence at MDC Media Partners. He has worked in advertising, media and technology throughout his career and has decided in today’s converged world, it’s impossible to tell where one begins and the other ends. Michael has led large agencies, smaller start-ups and strategy groups for the past 15+ years. He’s a mentor at Techstars and has garnered truly global experience partnering with many of the worlds best brands, including Coca-Cola, adidas, Nokia, AOL, Motorola, Reebok, Microsoft, Philips, Samsung and TiVo.


Investment Committee

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Stuart Coleman
Managing Director
MDC Ventures

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Michael Bassik
Managing Director
MDC Partners

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David Doft
Chief Financial Officer
MDC Partners

As a corporate VC, we have access to the brightest and most creative minds in marketing to help guide our portfolio founders.  These leaders are accessible to our portfolio for mentorship, customer opportunities, and to share their invaluable domain expertise.

Scott Arenstein
Managing Partner
Hello Design

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Jason DeLand
Founding Partner
Anomaly

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John Doyle
ED of Brand Experience
Colle+McVoy

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Tom Dunlap
Chief Production Officer
72andSunny

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Mike Karam
Head of Strategy
Laird + Partners

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Barry Lowenthal
President
The Media Kitchen

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Naveen Passey
CFO, COO
Doner

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Cathy Planchard
Partner
Allison+Partners

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Matt Powell
Global Chief Information Officer
KBS

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Brad Simms
President and CEO
GALE

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Corey Szopinski
Exec. Creative Technical Director
CP+B

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Ashish Toshniwal
Co-founder and CEO
Y Media Labs

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Dylan Viner
Deputy Head of Strategy
Redscout

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Stella Voutsina
CTO
MDC Media Partners

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We’d love to hear from you:

Jessica Peltz-Zatulove
jpeltz@mdcventures.vc
745 Fifth Avenue, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10151

3 months ago
Our #sxsw panel is live! W. rockstars @72andSunny @WeCatch_Release talking about the future of Content's pls VOTE! 😊 https://t.co/23orpBgYlz
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5 months ago
Congrats @samba_tv ! Raises $30M for smart TV measurement - proud early investor 👏👏👏 https://t.co/uxbKdDeodN
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5 months ago
Thank you to our wonderful @mdcventures advisors and founders for an amazing night! Talking #startup #tech and #marketing #innovation https://t.co/7hmUvxHDNi mdcventures photo
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5 months ago
Thrilled to announce our debut! KBS Ventures is being elevated to become MDC Ventures, investing in early stage #startups for the Modern CMO https://t.co/U6CLUpUTox
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6 months ago
How Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook and others have grown in #NYC - TechCrunch https://t.co/EsRKoQvrmU
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