Meyer and Co. LLC is a New York City-based merchant bank focused on strategic growth investments and the management of a “family office” portfolio.
We operate principally through three affiliates:
We operate principally through three affiliates:
Ocean Road Advisors, Inc. is a family office and investment management company that directs the investment and related management activities of a multi-generational New York City-based family. Today, Ocean Road Advisors, Inc. manages a portfolio in excess of $750 million invested on behalf of numerous client entities in a broad range of investment strategies, including public and private equities, hedge funds, real estate and venture capital. The Company also oversees the activities of several large and active philanthropic foundations. visit: www.oceanroadadvisors.com
Meyer Ventures LLC is a venture capital and private equity firm with particular interest and expertise in the fields of marketing and media, healthcare, education and financial services. The Company incubates and sponsors new ventures; invests in early-stage companies; and selectively provides growth capital, strategic management, and financial advisory services to businesses looking to drive sustainable growth and create long-term value. In 2004, Anthony Meyer, the principal of Meyer Ventures, founded Extend Health, Inc. a leading provider of health benefits solutions to corporate America, which was sold in 2012 to a strategic buyer, Towers Watson (now Willis Towers Watson). In 2007, Meyer founded, and together with Meyer Ventures, sponsored Graduation Alliance (formerly known as The American Academy), a leader in online education and corporate training and certification, which was successfully sold to a leading private equity "impact fund" in early 2020.
Admiralty Realty Management, LLC is a real estate investment company focused on strategic real estate opportunities. Previously, Admiralty has sponsored real estate investment funds; provided financing for the recapitalization of commercial projects; and acted as principal in the redevelopment of the historic Davol Square complex in Providence, Rhode Island. Admiralty’s current investment focus is investing preferred equity in commercial real estate projects with strong sponsorship, often in conjunction with other family offices. Affiliates of Admiralty Realty own interests in multi-family properties in the Eastern Seaboard; in master-planned, mixed-use communities on the West Coast; and in industrial parks in the Midwest and Southeast regions of the U.S.
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Anthony Meyer serves as the Chair of the Board of CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College Foundation and has been a trustee of Macaulay Honors College since 2006.
Meyer Ventures co-led the Series A financing for Critical Media, in 2004, and Anthony Meyer serves on the company’s Board of Directors.
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1DocWay is a telemedicine company that builds telepsychiatry networks. 1DocWay's telepsychiatry platform is a simple, easy-to-use doctor's office that is entirely browser-based. Meyer Ventures Investments LLC was a Lead Investor in the Convertible Note Seed Round for 1DocWay in June, 2015.
Admiralty Realty Management, LLC is a real estate investment company focused on strategic real estate opportunities. Previously, Admiralty has sponsored real estate investment funds; provided financing for the recapitalization of commercial projects; and acted as principal in the redevelopment of the historic Davol Square complex in Providence, Rhode Island. Admiralty’s current investment focus is investing preferred equity in commercial real estate projects with strong sponsorship, often in conjunction with other family offices. Affiliates of Admiralty Realty own interests in multi-family properties in the Eastern Seaboard; in master-planned communities on the West Coast; and in select homebuilding operations in ski areas in the Western U.S.
Global Jewish Advocacy
American Jewish Committee (AJC) is one of the oldest Jewish advocacy organizations and, according to The New York Times, is "widely regarded as the dean of American Jewish organizations". Anthony Meyer serves on the Executive Council of AJC and Co-Chairs its office in Berlin, Germany. Edward and Anthony Meyer both serve on AJC’s Board of Governors.
Code Ocean is a cloud-based computational reproducibility platform. Ocean Road has been an investor in Code Ocean since 2016, participating in the company initial pre-Seed funding round as well as subsequent Series Seed Financing rounds.
Media and Technology
Critical Mention allows users to search global TV, Radio, Online News & Social Media, watch video, edit and share coverage, receive real-time email alerts, build reports, and analyze coverage through word clouds and graphs. Meyer Ventures co-led the Series A financing for Critical Media while Anthony Meyer serves on the Company’s Board of Directors.
This Web site has been created to provide Deer Crest homeowners with current information regarding the property. Park City Investment Group, a 50% owned affiliate of Meyer and Co. LLC, in engaged in the business of building high-end ski homes in the Deer Crest subdivision of the Deer Valley Ski Resort in Park City, Utah.
This 501 non-profit organization allows individuals to donate directly to public school classroom projects. Founded in 2000 by former public school teacher Charles Best, DonorsChoose.org was among the first civic crowdfunding platforms of its kind. The Anthony E. Meyer Family Foundation is a longstanding supporter of DonorsChoose and funded its Hacking Education Challenge in 2012.
Technology – 3D imaging and autonomous driving
Atlanta-based GeoDigital uses 3D data, remote sensor and spatial intelligence technologies to connect critical infrastructure with people, cars and machines. GeoDigital’s flagship Automotive solution, Digital Driving Platform, uses similar technology to build ultra-precise digital road maps to guide self-driving cars traveling at high speeds. Meyer Ventures was a lead investor in GeoDigital in alongside NGP Energy Technology Partners as the company entered the autonomous driving business.
Graduation Alliance programs give students the support they need to overcome even the most substantial obstacles en route to a successful transition to college and careers. Graduation Alliance’s innovative education and post-secondary planning solutions improve the lives of all Americans by preparing them for today's economic opportunities. Anthony Meyer founded Graduation Alliance (f/k/a The American Academy) as a public private partnership with the Utah State Office of Education and currently serves as its Co-Chairman. The Company is currently venture-backed by leading educational venture investment funds such as New Markets Education Partners, Austin Ventures and Signal Peak Ventures.
Education and Healthcare
HealthCorps is an American non-profit organization that provides school-based and organizational health education and peer-mentoring in addition to community outreach to underserved populations. It’s mission is to make students happier and more productive by giving them life saving skills in nutrition, fitness and mental resilience as well as CPR training, organ donation and more. Anthony Meyer served for many years as the Lead Director of HealthCorps, the student health and education organization founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz.
HealthMine is a Health Action as a Service (HAaaS) company that continuously empowers and incentivizes individuals to take action and improve their health, while enabling health plans and organizations to increase profitability. Originally built inside a Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) health plan, its services have been leveraged by health plans since 2008, to target and engage individuals to take the next clinically-informed health actions that improve quality measures and clinical outcomes while decreasing total cost of care. Meyer & Co. was a significant investor in Healthmine’s Series A financing in May 2018, and currently serves on the company’s Board of Directors.
Hospitality and Real Estate
The Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group Inc. is a part of the Intercontinental Hotels Group hotel company. Founded in 1981 by William (Bill) Kimpton it was the largest chain of boutique hotels in the United States in 2011. Affiliates of Ocean Road Advisors were among the lead investors in the launch of Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants and also participated in all of its investment funds.
Macaulay Honors College at CUNY is a highly selective college where New York’s most promising students receive the financial and academic support (primarily for offering full-tuition scholarships, among other benefits, to all of its undergraduates) to realize their leadership potential. Anthony Meyer currently serves as the President of the Macaulay Honors College Foundation and has served as a Trustee since 2006.
Meyer and Co. LLC is a New York City-based merchant bank focused on strategic growth investments and the management of a “family office” portfolio.It operates principally through three affiliates: Meyer Ventures LLC, Ocean Road Advisors, Inc, Admiralty Realty Management LLC. Anthony Meyer is the Founder and Chairman of this “family office entrepreneurship vehicle”.
The NWHL is the first professional women’s hockey league in North America. Meyer Ventures was an investor in the NWHL’s convertible note offering to fund the league’s second season of operation.
No Labels is an American political organization based in the United States, composed of Republicans, Democrats, and independents, whose mission is to usher in a new era of focused problem solving in American politics. Anthony Meyer was a Co-Founder of this political advocacy organization before stepping down from its Board in 2015.
NoDropouts.org was a non-for-profit affiliate of Graduation Alliance (f/k/a The American Academy).
Noteworth, founded in 2019, is building the first Patient Care SaaS Operating System for outpatient healthcare providers to deliver dynamic and modifiable healthcare experiences to their patients, creating personalized and efficient outcomes. Meyer Ventures was among the Lead Seed investors in Noteworth.
Investment Management and Family Office activities
Is an investment management company that directs the investment and related management activities of several leading New York City-based families, including those of Edward H. Meyer and Anthony E. Meyer. Ocean Road Advisors, Inc. is the family office and investment management affiliate of Meyer and Co. LLC.
Technology and Healthcare
Technology based service that provides patients with the tools to manage their health.#1 provider of education, engagement and connectivity to patients and healthcare facilities. Meyer Ventures was a Lead Seed Investor in Pad-in-Motion in 2014.
Affiliates of Ocean Road Advisors are investors in Peloton.
Technology and Healthcare
Enabling clinical labs to bring the promise of personalized medicine to life through innovative solutions and unparalleled service. PierianDx provides the most comprehensive, robust and integrated solution for Next Generation Sequencing that enables labs to quickly go from raw sequencing data to actionable, informed patient diagnosis and treatment. Meyer Ventures was a Co-Lead Investor in PierianDx in 2015 alongside Healthcare Capital Catalyst Management.
The Section 31 Specific Plan (“Specific Plan”) was filed with the City of Rancho Mirage on March 4, 2019. The project includes the creation of a magnificent future oasis in Rancho Mirage, California that will feature the second largest lagoon in the world. The new desert property will be located within 618 acres on land that was once part of the former Walter Annenberg Estate and will be developed by Arizona-based DMB Development LLC.
Presidential City, one of Philadelphia’s most prestigious 20th century landmarks, epitomizes the vision of crafting a world-class living experience. Creatively re-imagined to accommodate the lifestyles of urban-paced commuters and community-minded residents. Affiliates of Ocean Road Advisors were among the six families that capitalized the redevelopment of the Presidential City residential complex in Philadelphia in 2014.
Sandton specialize in providing solutions for situations that are too difficult for more traditional sources of capital to navigate. Affiliates of Ocean Road Advisors were among the three families that “seed capitalized” the formation of Sandton Capital Management and its series of investment funds in 2010. Sandton recently closed its fourth investment fund in 2016 with $600M of capital commitments from leading institutional investors.
Slack is an online messaging and collaboration platform that allows coworkers to converse, share messages, and organize communications in real time. Meyer Ventures became involved with Slack in 2019 through a secondary offering of shares.
Ticketsauce.com offers event management software that allows event sponsors to sell tickets, manage vendors, and execute marketing and advertising plans. Ticketsauce offers a white-label enterprise SaaS solution which gives event organizers visibility into customer data, as well as since added turnkey event management tools to compete directly with existing players such as Eventbrite. Ocean Road has been an investor in Ticketsauce since 2016, participating in the company’s Series A financing.
Toast offers a fully-integrated, cloud-based, all-in-one management system for restaurants. Toast provides several solutions to restaurants; including point-of-sale hardware solutions, as well as back-office software for managing orders, inventory management, and payroll management. Ocean Road invested in Toast in 2019, through a secondary offering of shares led by Light Street Capital Management.
UCode provides after-school, curriculum-based coding education for ages 6-15 years old. With a curriculum sponsored by Cornell University’s School of Engineering, UCode acts as a supplement to traditional education programs that rarely teach coding in an increasingly technological landscape. Ocean Road has been an investor in UCode since 2016, participating in the company’s Series A financing.
Political and Jewish Advocacy
UN Watch is a Geneva-based non-governmental organization whose stated mission is "to monitor the performance of the United Nations by the yardstick of its own Charter". It is an accredited NGO in Special Consultative Status to the UN Economic and Social Council and an Associate NGO to the UN Department of Public Information. Anthony Meyer serves on the Board of Directors of UN Watch.
Technology, Travel and Real Estate
Vacatia, founded in 2013 and based in San Francisco, California, spun out of Vacation Listing Service Inc., launching originally as "an online marketplace for buying and selling timeshare interests", with plans to "...introduce rentals to the marketplace in the future". Meyer Ventures was among the Lead Seed investors in Vacatia.
Affiliates of Ocean Road Advisors and Meyer Ventures provided seed financing for the formation and commercialization of Volastra from Weill Cornell Medicine.
WHI Real Estate Partners (WHIREP) is a Chicago-based real estate investment firm which seeks to achieve returns by sourcing and acquiring assets at attractive prices, implementing asset re-positioning, development, and cash-flow optimization programs, and exiting through sales to buyers seeking stabilized properties.
Affiliates of Ocean Road Advisors were lead, strategic investors with WHIREP upon the formation of the firm in 2010 and have invested in all WHIREP funds. Anthony E. Meyer, ORA’s President, also sits on the Advisory Board of all WHIREP funds.