DC Thomson Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 3
  • Investments
  • 16
  • Portfolio
  • 8
  • Exits
  • 4

DC Thomson General Information


DC Thomson is the corporate venture capital arm of the international media group DC Thomson & Co. Through acquisitions and investments, the organization has diversified into new media, digital technology, education, retail, radio and television sectors. It is headquartered in Dundee, Scotland with an additional office in London, United Kingdom.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
DC Thomson Ventures
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • 2 Albert Square
  • Dundee DD1 1DD
  • Scotland, United Kingdom
+44 020 0000 0000

DC Thomson Investments (16)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Sicut Enterprises 12-Nov-2020 Early Stage VC 000.00 Other Commercial Products Generating Revenue
000000000 20-Apr-2020 00000 00000 00.00 Other Agriculture Generating Revenue
0000 000000000 29-Jul-2019 0000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
00000000 24-Jun-2019 0000000000 00000 Application Software Generating Revenue
0000 (000000000000 02-Jul-2018 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
000000000 000000 26-Aug-2016 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
00000000 17-Jun-2016 00000 00000 00.000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 000 0000
0000 000000000 19-Jan-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue
PlayCanvas 19-Nov-2014 Seed Round 00000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue
CogBooks 03-Oct-2014 Later Stage VC 00.000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 000 0000
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DC Thomson Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Carta Worldwide 26-Jan-2021 Merger/Acquisition 0000
000000 00000 00000 03-Sep-2018 000000000000000000
PlayCanvas 01-May-2017 Merger/Acquisition
Ludorum IPO
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DC Thomson Team (7)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Claire MacDonald Advisor London, United Kingdom
Ben Gray Strategic Venture Advisor 0 London, United Kingdom
Imran Dean Investment Associate London, United Kingdom
Julia Gaskell Investment Associate London, United Kingdom
Paul Daly Director of Strategic and Corporate Finance London, United Kingdom
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