Experts in developing, launching, and expanding new businesses in media and technology.

We handle everything from developing the initial business plan and strategy to launching or relaunching the business, with a focus on creating realistic financial projections to determine how much investment is required. We also help with due diligence for proposed acquisitions and serve as expert witnessed in litigation.

We have deep expertise in new and growing Media & Entertainment businesses but handle all types of companies. We can bring in additional experts as needed.

Cole Media’s industry experts have helped over 180 companies launch, evaluate, and invest in new lines of business.

What We Do

Our work covers a broad range of business areas, all focused on setting up or investing in new media-related businesses.

dingbat-red-round-24Business strategy development
dingbat-red-round-24Business plan creation, including financial projections to determine investment requirements
dingbat-red-round-24Investor presentations and financials
dingbat-red-round-24Deal negotiation
dingbat-red-round-24Financial planning and budgeting
dingbat-red-round-24Due diligence
dingbat-red-round-24Customer interviews, market assessment

International expansiondingbat-red-round-24
Programming and content licensingdingbat-red-round-24
Partner identification and relationship structuringdingbat-red-round-24
dingbat-red-round-24Operational and launch assistance, often as an Acting COO or other managerial positiondingbat-red-round-24
Expert witness on various litigation mattersdingbat-red-round-24
dingbat-red-round-24Moderating at media-industry events

Industry Sectors

Sectors covered include:

  SVOD (subscription) streaming
dingbat-red-round-24  FAST Channels
dingbat-red-round-24  AVOD (advertising-supported)
dingbat-red-round-24  TVOD (transactionsal)
dingbat-red-round-24Cable and braodcast TV networks
dingbat-red-round-24Film and TV production companies including virtual production

dingbat-red-round-24Mobile applications
dingbat-red-round-24Digital advertising
dingbat-red-round-24Program licensing
dingbat-red-round-24VR and AR
dingbat-red-round-24Podcasting and audio
dingbat-red-round-24Live Events and Broadcast
dingbat-red-round-24Theatrical exhibition

Founded in 2002, Cole Media has worked with clients ranging from start-ups to major brands in the US and internationally.

Clients include

dingbat-greenTribune Digital
dingbat-greenOvation TV

dingbat-green BBC Worldwide
dingbat-greenVerizon Wireless
dingbat-greenTV One
dingbat-greenSony Pictures Entertainment
dingbat-greenAnonymous Content
dingbat-greenthe CW
dingbat-greenDreamscape VR
dingbat-greenWorld Surf League
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Team Experience

Unlike other firms, every Cole Media consultant has significant hands-on operational experience at media companies.

In addition to our in-house operational roles at most major studios and other entertainment companies, our consultants also have worked with major consulting and financial firms such as Bain and Company and Goldman Sachs.

All team members are experienced independent consultants, able to quickly get up to speed on new projects and to manage outsourced client relationships. We have significant international and digital expertise.

Teams are tailored to the needs of each assignment depending on the skillset and knowledge base required.

Contact Us

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Cole Media
863 S. Gretna Green Way
Los Angeles, CA 90049