DC Thomson Ventures (DCT Ventures) is the corporate venture arm of D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd., a private, family-owned company with a long heritage of entrepreneurship. Headquartered in Dundee, Scotland with a London office in Fleet Street, the DC Thomson Group is one of the leading media organisations in the UK, predominantly publishing newspapers and magazines. Shortlist Media and Puzzler Media also form part of the DC Thomson publishing division.
The wider DC Thomson Group has other major divisions operating in international book publishing (Parragon), data centres (brightsolid) and global online genealogy (Findmypast).
DC Thomson has a long traditional of entrepreneurial investment which is now led through DCT Ventures. Through acquisitions and investments, the organisation has diversified into new media, digital technology, education, retail, radio and television.