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Mission


Experience

NBM’s partners have exceptional experience running some of the world’s leading news brands, as well as fostering strong independent media in developing markets.

 

Among the media companies they have helped to lead:
The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Reuters

 

Among the places they have fostered or invested in media in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovakia, Hungary, Montenegro, Serbia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Nepal, Guatemala, Argentina, Australia, United States.

Team

NBM’s partners have a combined 100-years-plus of experience in media, as journalists, editors, newsroom and business leaders, and investors.

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Marcus Brauchli


Managing Partner, Co-Founder

 

Former editor of The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post.

 

Known for successful data-driven push into digital and mobile media.

 

Spent 15 years living in Asia as a journalist

 

Director: International Center for Journalists; Chairman, Arthur F. Burns Fellowship program; Member, Global Agenda Council on Future of Media

 

A.B., Columbia Univ.; Nieman Fellow, Harvard University

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Saša Vučinić


Managing Partner, Co-Founder

 

Founder and the first CEO of Media Development Loan Fund (now MDIF), which has extended $105 million in funding to 76 media projects in 25 countries of developing world; MDLF for the first time selected one of the “Impact Asset Top 50 Funds” in 2011.

 

Co-founder of Radio B92, Founder of IndieVoic.es
Ashoka Fellow.

 

Law School of Belgrade University graduate; The General Manager Program @ Harvard Business School; Private Equity Certificate @ HBS

 

Lived in Prague, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

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Stuart Karle


General Counsel & Partner

 

Former COO of Reuters News Division of Thomson Reuters; former General Counsel of The Wall Street Journal and a top lawyer for Dow Jones & Co.

 

Successfully managed legal issues and transactions around the world, including U.K., Malaysia, Singapore, Australia and Iran.

 

Teaches media law at Columbia University and has lectured internationally.

 

A.B., Columbia University; J.D., University of Chicago

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Turi Munthe


Venture Partner, EMEA

 

Founder and CEO of Demotix (SXSW, Mashable, Webby, Guardian awards), exited to Bill Gates’ Corbis; founder of Beirut Review; founder of Porto i/o tech hub

Turnaround MD at Press Association Images; advisor to media and tech startups in Europe; Mentor, Entrepreneur First and Tech Stars

Extensive work internationally, including in Ghana, Liberia, Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar, Dubai, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan

Education: BA/MA Oxon, PhD-track NYU, Hebrew University, SOAS, LBS Certificate (Portfolio Management)

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Jen Crandell


Administration

 

Former executive aide at Washington Post, legal assistant at Gallagher Boland & Meiburger, an energy-industry law firm

 

Experienced in handling multiple operating, business responsibilities on a daily basis.

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Priscilla Han


Director, Financial Analysis

 

Eight years in M&A and buy-side investment work at an Asian real-estate fund and a U.S.-based hedge fund.

 

Worked at Deloitte, Prime Partners, Goldman Sachs.

 

Advises New Zealand government on capital raising for New Zealand-based companies.

 

Co-founded Sugar, an interactive mobile city guide.

 

Bachelor’s of Commerce, University of Western Australia; Executive master’s in finance, Baruch College, N.Y.

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