Alpine Meridian is an investment firm with extensive experience and relationships in the Internet, digital media, financial services, data, software, and e-commerce sectors.
Alpine Meridian and affiliates invest in early stage companies in the Internet, digital media, financial services, and e-commerce sectors. We help portfolio companies succeed by leveraging our 30 years of client relationships and expertise in structuring business development partnerships.
Alpine Meridian works with major corporations and early stage technology-related companies to develop digital strategies, secure and optimize investment capital, and accelerate growth and profitability.
Alpine Meridian works with major corporations and early stage companies to develop digital strategies and accelerate revenues. We help clients expand business development activities and identify and structure marketing partnerships.
Develop a healthcare publishers digital distribution strategy.
Help a healthcare web publisher develop consumer and professional channels.
Develop a digital assets monetization strategy for a major consumer media company.
Advise a technical services provider on systems integration acquisitions.
Help a legal database provider expand online and evaluate distribution partners.
Create a product plan for a telecom company to increase revenues and profitability.
Create and manage an IVR service for a major media company.
Create and manage digital joint ventures with telecommunications and publishing companies.
Help a business publisher increase profitability of its digital properties.
Negotiate agreements to increase distribution and licensing revenues for an international publisher.
Negotiate agreements to increase a consumer publisher's subscriber revenues.
Assist an educational publisher in negotiating online marketing partnerships.
Initiate and close marketing partnerships for a national fulfillment company.
Evaluate hosting, connectivity, and programming alternatives for an entertainment industry publisher.
Develop a music publisher's web distribution strategy and negotiate marketing partnerships.
Structure a marketing partnership between a major online portal and an EHR provider.
Initiate and structure a financial tools company's partnerships with web publishers.
Structure a pharmaceutical company's private network for communication with selected physicians.
Alpine Meridian advises clients on capital structure and financings and works with clients to optimize investment capital from venture capital firms, strategic corporate investors, and prominent angel investors.
Advise a business services company on its private placement, IPO, business development transactions, and equity investments.
Advise a start-up web advertising company on its initial capitalization and subsequent financings from industry investors.
Advise a joint venture of one of the world's largest banks and prominent music industry veterans on capital structure.
Advise a business services company on its equity investment in a prominent scientific community.
Advise a SaaS B2B company on its initial equity financing.
Advise a text and video messaging company on its equity investment from a prominent international venture capital firm.
Advise a wireless software company on equity financing from one of the largest venture capital firms.
Advise an entrepreneur on the acquisition of a credit card processor, development of business strategy, and ultimate sale to a public entity.
Advise a contextual search company on its spin-off, initial equity financing, corporate development activities, and sale of the company.
Bill Benedict, founder and managing partner, leads Alpine Meridian’s team. Previously he was managing partner of Resource Ventures, L.P., a venture capital fund; chairman of Reach Financial, a specialty finance company; responsible for Societe Generale's U.S. National Banking Department; a lending officer with Chase Manhattan Bank in New York and Tokyo; and co-founder of LaSalle Commodities, a futures investment fund.
He is on the board of Bombora, Madison Logic, and Certify, and a member of the Alumni Board of Governors of The Hotchkiss School.