About US

Community Relevant Media Group

Verticalizer is a cross-platform media group providing high added value content and services to precise verticals of the global audience. Those cross-platform properties can be made available to end users with physical means (print, tv), websites, IPTV/cable channels, mobile apps and OTT services, creating a unique mix of consistent and bespoke cross-device experiences.

We’re growing very fast, thanks to our short history of targeted acquisitions.
We currently own 3 local TV stations, 2 regional newspapers, 3 print magazines, 45 websites, 15 YouTube channels. Have a look to our brand portfolio.

We are willing to expand our portfolio actively. Please do feel free to get in touch in your have media properties / publishing businesses to sell.

Milestone & History

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2020 Q3

The challenge of the third quarter is to consolidate all current operations in a complex context, while keeping our pace of growth by following our plan of development and keeping eyes open for relevant acquisitions. More good news to follow ; )
2020 Q2
The big traffic peak in health media accelerated the creation of our “Health Vertical”, within Verticalizer, to provide a exhaustive communication platform for health communication in Switzerland, covering both the B2B / B2B segment and allopathic medicines / alternative therapies, with print, social media, digital and TV canals.
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2020 Q1

Verticalizer starts in 3rd year of existence with a great confidence in the future of relevant media with targeted quality content. Our focus for 2020 is on health information, local news and professional media. Since March, our Jura based subsidiary has been expanding to sell the advertising inventory of other local media in the region.
2019 Q4

Vitamag joins the consumer health portfolio of Verticalizer. Leading consumer magazine on beauty and health with 25 years of history and distributed for free in 82% of the Swiss pharmacies and drogeries, published at 150’000 copies twice a year, Vitamag is the only publication in the national languages and has a strong digital presence with NetMetrix audited website with an average of 20-25 K UV /month (www.vitamag.ch).

2019 Q3

Our vision is to serve a vertical, topical or local, with every relevant extension of the brand and the content. To complement it’s paying premium version, the Journal L’Ajoie created a free monthly magazine and a local TV station. On Swisscom IPTV (#70) and some local cable operators, Ajoie TV is a unique window for locals to be informed and for the whole of Switzerland to discover on the beautiful Ajoie region.
2019 Q2
Exclusive deal with the NGO “Association Des Medias Libre de Vernier et Du Mandement” to fully operate the city / regional TV Channel “Vernier Visions” with improved programming, new revenues sources and extended distribution, with a first immediate effect with the launch of the channel on Swisscom TV services on channel number 74.

2019 Q1

“Le Journal Des Thérapeutes” is launched in French and German, delivered monthly to all professional active in the Swiss alternative medicines, with 15’000 subscribers and massive opening rates (28 to 39%).
2018 Q3/Q4
Acquisition of the full historical portfolio of B2C brands of AllTheContent’s such as Extremity.TV, Actuelle.TV or the “Post” portfolio of URL ( in total: 30 URL, with website and YouTube channels).
2018 Q1/Q2
Relaunch of Journal L’Ajoie as weekly regional newspaper, with a real increased in paying subscribers, and brand extension with a strong digital presence (online, social media) with excellent reach and engagements stats

Launch of Grand Geneve TV, a cross-border regional 24/7 live TV channel, distributed in all Switzerland and cross platforms services. Launch for live TV in France planned of Q3-Q4 2019.

2017 Q3/Q4

Global partnership agreement with AllTheContent to ensure the operations of many properties in all platforms (TV,print, web) and the access to the best technologies and talents to support the media operations and the group’s growth.

Acquisition of regional media group Editions L’Ajoie SA (full acquisition of the company, printed newspaper: Journal L’Ajoie, 4 years of market presence). Relaunched starting in Jan 2018.

2017 Q1/Q2
Acquisition of the complete assets of ATEMA SA after bankruptcy (Printed magazine and registered brands: Wellness & Santé – 15 years of market presence, Wellness & Gesundheit – 9 years of history, Chocolat Passion – 3 years of history).

Acquisition of the complete assets of Actu Santé Associés after bankruptcy (Printed paper: Actu Santé, 1 year of market presence + brands + URL). A relaunched is not planned.

2016 Q3/Q4
Company creation by Clement and Vincent. Definition of the strategy, focused on audience, with a mix of development of very specialized media brands and acquisition of any relevant operations with an existing audience in the field of media / app / event / sports rights / subscription services.
2016 Q1/Q2
Preparation of the concept, early discussion with assets owner, consolidation of pre-own brands and D2C operations. Development and live testing of the WOMBOT as an automated tool for social content curation.

Formal information: Verticalizer . Vertical Media Group SARL is a Swiss based limited liability company.
Swiss Federal Registration Number: CHE-460.774.136
VAT ID: CHE-460.774.136 VAT.
Main shareholders: Vincent Buzzano, Clement Charles.

Fearless Leaders

Clement Charles

Clement Charles

Founder & CEO

Vincent Buzzano

Vincent Buzzano

Founder & CTO

Agathe Arnou

Agathe Arnou

Digital Marketing Expert

Jessica Da Silva Villacastin

Jessica Da Silva Villacastin

Rédactrice en Chef, Grand Genève TV

Fleur Brosseau

Fleur Brosseau

Rédactrice en Chef, Wellness & Santé

Sébastien Fasnacht

Sébastien Fasnacht

Rédacteur en Chef, Journal L'Ajoie

Jonas Maeder

Jonas Maeder

Chef de Produit Pub, Le Franc Montagnard

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