Val Katayev Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 14
  • Portfolio
  • 6
  • Exits
  • 7

Val Katayev General Information


Mr. Val Katayev serves as Managing Partner at Prime Meridian Capital Management. He also serves as Executive at Poise Ventures. He is also the Founder and serves as Managing Member at MobileFuse. He served as Board Member at Bandsintown. 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.

Contact Information

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
HIFI 16-Apr-2020 Later Stage VC 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000 0000000
0000000 0000000000 20-Sep-2017 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000 0000000
0000 20-Aug-2015 00000 00000 000 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue 000 0000000
0000 (00) 28-Aug-2014 0000 00000 000 Connectivity Products Out of Business 000 0000000
0000 000 00000 01-Jan-2014 00000 00000 Publishing Generating Revenue 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 Other Hardware 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 Specialty Retail Profitable 000 0000000
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Val Katayev Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
SoFi 28-May-2021 Reverse Merger 00.00
0000 000 00000 27-Feb-2018 0000000000: 000000
0000000 03-Feb-2017 0000000000
0000 (00) 12-Oct-2015 000 00 00000000
000000 000000 19-May-2014 000000000000000000 000.00
Crowdster Secondary Transaction - Private
Signal360 Merger/Acquisition
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Val Katayev Team (1)

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