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Val Katayev


Mr. Val Katayev serves as Managing Partner at Prime Meridian Capital Management. He is also the Founder and serves as Managing Member at MobileFuse. He also serves as Board Member & Investor at Bandsintown(Music). He serves as Strategic Advisor, Investor at Digital Entertainment Ventures. He is a digital pioneer and entrepreneur, who has created and led four successful start-up companies to hyper-growth. At just 30 years old, Mr. Katayev currently oversees a portfolio that reaches over 300 million consumers, centered around entertainment and music. Katayev is also at the forefront of applying centralized media platforms for marketers around search, data, mobile and digital media. He is also the creator of patent-pending ToneTargeting. Focused specifically on the evolving music content space and meaningful consumer engagements, Katayev's most recent company is ToneMedia, launched in 2012. Reaching over 120 million visitors globally, and 55 million in the United States, ToneMedia is the leader in audience targeting and premium media distribution among music enthusiasts around the world. Prior to ToneMedia, Val founded ToneFuse in 2009, which as CEO, grew to become the world's largest ringtone marketing platform. Today ToneFuse supports over 60 countries and reaches over 250 million consumers every month. ToneFuse is also a leader in developing targeting technologies and media distribution channels for clients all over the world. The continued success and evolution of Katayev's proprietary technologies as well as Fortune 500 demand, led to the creation of ToneMedia, with offices now in NYC, Chicago, LA, and its technology HQ in Manhasset, Long Island. He also serves as a Board Member at Amplified Capital Partners. He is also an Angel Investor.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • New York, NY
  • United States

Val Katayev Investments (14)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Unreel (Video) 21-Aug-2015 Seed Round 000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 000 0000000
0000 20-Aug-2015 00000 00000 000 Consumer Finance Profitable 000 0000000
0000 01-Dec-2014 00000000000 00000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000 0000000
0000 28-Aug-2014 0000 00000 000 Connectivity Products Out of Business 000 0000000
000000000000 01-Jan-2014 00000 00000 Publishing Profitable 000 0000000
000000000 0000000 06-Nov-2013 00000 (00000 00.00 Other Capital Markets/Institutions Startup 000 0000000
00000000 0000000 03-Nov-2013 00000 00000 00000 Recreational Goods Generating Revenue 000 0000000
000000000 16-Jul-2012 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 0000000
Thismoment 15-Nov-2011 Early Stage VC 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000 0000000
PetFlow 06-Jul-2011 Early Stage VC 0000 Internet Retail Profitable 000 0000000
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Val Katayev Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
LittleThings 17-Apr-2018 Merger/Acquisition Completed
0000000 03-Feb-2017 0000000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Beep 12-Oct-2015 Out of Business Completed
Mocean Mobile 19-May-2014 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Completed
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Val Katayev Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Val Katayev Angel Investor 00 0 New York, NY