Columbia Capital is a venture capital firm based in Alexandria, VA. Since 1989, Columbia has been partnering with top executives to help build some of the leading communications and technology services companies and to deliver top quartile returns to its investors. Over the years, Columbia has invested in over 150 companies, many of which redefined or created new industries, including Nextel Communications, MetroPCS, XM Satellite Radio, ICG Communications, Adjoined Consulting, Presidio Networked Solutions, Zayo Bandwidth, and Millennial Media. The firm currently has approximately $2.5 billion of assets under management and is actively investing its fifth fund, which has total commitments of $440 million.
CBC-Capital is a China-based private equity firm with focus on media and communications investment. Since its foundation in 2006 by Mr. Edward Tian, CBC has won the reputation as one of the most influential investors in telecom, Internet, broadband, media and technology sectors in China. CBC has an exceptional investment team with complementary backgrounds and experiences consisting of industry leaders and executives, private equity professionals and entrepreneurs. The unique combination of diversified skill sets, experiences and relationships enables CBC to add value throughout the investment process, and places CBC in the best position to help shape the "Digital Eco-System" for China.