“The CEO Desk is an authoritative platform about startups, entrepreneurs, businessmen, CEOs and Founders with their personal and business stories. It is also the platform where you will get expertly researched resources, reports and analysis of how businesses go from zero to a million.”
The CEO Desk, a prominent media publisher said it has raised $55 million from a Dutch angel investor. Staying anonymous, this Dutch investor has a portfolio of over $400 million in various media-related ventures all over the world.
With this fundraising, The CEO Desk, in a statement said, it plans to expand its reach by establishing their presence in Canada, UK, Singapore and Australia.
“We are in the process of expanding out to multiple countries. We have been well received are going the Cheddar way of getting reach via distribution”, says Robin D, a Growth Hacker at The CEO Desk.
With many media companies in a similar vertical, they emphasize on the importance of reach via distribution. “We are going the Cheddar way”, said the company in a statement.
Explaining their need for funding, Robin also said that they are quite satisfied with their revenue to burn ratio. They emphasized on “funding while you are doing well” rather than when you are not.
Robin continued, “Giving value to businesses is an ancient idea right now. We are trying to change that, we give value and once you give value, people will come back.”
With a portfolio of $400 million, the investor also spoke about the upcoming opportunities in the Asian markets. He said, “Thailand, Vietnam and all the South East Asian countries are going to be huge for media and smaller influencer/bloggish media.”