We fund or purchase companies. Then scale them.
The anti [insert business cliché]
Ways We Partner:
We acquire companies that we can scale online
We joint venture, put capital at risk, and operate the company for an equity stake and revenue split
OutKick is a FEARLESS digital media company that provides an alternate voice to typical sports coverage.
In June 2020, Savage Ventures joint ventured with Clay Travis to take his existing brand, OutKick the Coverage, and transition it to OutKick. This involved launching a new website, scaling editorial processes and team, building video sets and distribution, running paid media experiments for e commerce offerings and sports betting, and securing brand partners. OutKick was sold to FOX in June 2021, less than 1 year since launch.
2,319% Pageview Increase
3,445% User Increase
3,336% Membership Increase
10M + Monthly Website Users
10M + Monthly Radio Listens
4M + Monthly Podcast Downloads
Dedicated to the craft of music for the past 35+ years, American Songwriter is an international website, magazine, and podcast network.
In 2019, Savage Ventures purchased American Songwriter to take the historic music magazine brand and increase its online distribution and revenue. This included launching a new website, building editorial processes and team, and scaling ecommerce offerings including membership, contests and workshops.
998% Revenue Increase
267% Pageview Increase
217% Membership Increase
4M + Monthly Pageviews
7M + Monthly Social Impressions
100k + Magazine Readership
Sam Savage served as Chief Executive Officer of Pop Culture Media. After taking over as chief executive in January 2016, Pop Culture Media experienced record revenue and audience growth of over 236%. Pop Culture Media was acquired by CBSi in 2018. Prior to operating ComicBook.com Popculture.com and Womanista.com (Pop Culture Media), Savage was CRO at 247Sports, achieving 112% growth in 2015, before ultimately being acquired by CBSi.
Zac Litwack is an expert digital marketer and growth hacker. He started a music company in 2010 which produced a gold record and 9 figures in streams and subsequently grew a healthcare technology startup to multiple 7 figures in revenue. He is currently Chief Marketing Officer of Savage companies, which reach 10s of millions of people per month.
Ryan Fisher is a developer with a focus on systems integrations and emerging technology. He worked as a department head for a global engineering & logistics company before leaving to consult in the healthcare sector and start his own development and engineering agency. Currently, he leads development and engineering for Savage companies.