What If Portfolio
What If Media Group invests in promising start-ups in business verticals that are synergistic with the operations of What If Media Group. We look for an experienced management team that has a business model that we believe is scalable and can achieve profitability with our investment capital and operational assistance. In addition, our partners are actively involved in the Peppertime Funds, which is a series of “Angel” funds that have invested in dozens of technology start-ups. Below are some of our strategic and angel investments.
Spider by oneQube
Internet Media Labs is a NYC based social technology and digital media company located in the heart of Silicon Alley. IMLab's founders are all accomplished business builders with core competencies in database marketing, automated systems, internet robotics, and API integration. Their core product is Spider by oneQube, a powerful social listening platform specifically designed to solve the pain points that small to medium size businesses face when trying harness the power of social listening. Clients have been thrilled with their ability to cull through social media such as Twitter, to identify and interact with all of the consumers talking about their products and services.
Rev Point Media was founded by a team of successful online marketing veterans whose goal is to revolutionize the lead generation industry by creating a transparent lead buying and selling marketplace. Their core product, Jangl, provides a one-stop shopping and purchasing platform across multiple verticals. The product gives users more transparency, which translates into more accountability and higher quality leads.
Peppertime Investing is an “Angel” investment fund. As of 2014, Peppertime has made seed investments in approximately 25 technology start-ups. Among the investments in the portfolio are Leap Motion (3D hand motion sensor), Roost (shared economy warehouse storage platform), Mapkin (maps with practical points of reference), Rise Robotics (revolutionary spring technology), Merge Social (an app for college students to sink their schedules with friends), and Terrafugia (flying car company currently taking orders).