DFJ Frontier Appoints Bruce Long Venture Partner
By: DFJ Frontier/Bruce Long New Antics
“We are really pleased to have Bruce on our team. His strong background in traditional and digital media is a great fit for our investment focus at Frontier, and we look forward to working with Bruce to benefit our portfolio companies,” said Scott Lenet, co-founder and Managing Partner of DFJ Frontier.
Mr. Long is a former executive of several large media technology companies, including Technicolor, Deluxe and Ascent Four Media Company. Long is a seasoned and successful entrepreneur having founded and served in senior executive roles at Encore Video/Encore Visual Effects, Heroes Title Design (sold to Ascent Media), and Next Element (sold to Deluxe). Long has also been a senior executive at CBS Music, Iconix Imaging, Bancom Financial Corporation and most recently New Antics, LLC a technology-driven provider of interactive video advertising. Long has also produced motion pictures, television, on-line content and music for many years.
Long noted, "I think this next decade will demonstrate pivotal changes in the content consumption and distribution value chain, and I'm excited to help navigate this disruption with fresh ideas and new companies. My role with DFJ Frontier will provide me a chance to do that with the passionate entrepreneurs of DFJ Frontier."
About DFJ Frontier:
DFJ Frontier is a seed and early stage venture capital firm focused on media and technology investments. The firm is headquartered in Los Angeles and also maintains a presence in New York, Portland, Sacramento, and Santa Barbara. DFJ initially provides funding of between $100,000 to $1 million and has approximately $80 million under management in two funds. DFJ Frontier typically leads the first round of investment, with one of its partners serving on the board of the portfolio company. DFJ Frontier is a member of the DFJ Network, the most active venture capital organization on the planet, with a presence in more than 30 cities around the world and over $5 billion in capital commitments.