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Grouse Ridge Capital

Grouse Ridge Capital

  • Butler, Pennsylvania, United States

  • Butler, Pennsylvania

Stage

  • Early Stage, Private Equity

Type

  • Private Equity Firm, Venture Capital

Description

Grouse Ridge Capital, based near Pittsburgh, PA, operates as a versatile private equity and venture capital firm. With expertise spanning entrepreneurship, finance, and operations, the firm strategically invests in building robust companies across heavy construction, manufacturing, and logistics sectors. Utilizing a barbell investment strategy, Grouse Ridge Capital targets early-stage ventures with competitive advantages and low equity financing requirements, while also selectively investing in late-stage ventures showing substantial growth towards exit opportunities. Their approach emphasizes maximizing portfolio synergies and leveraging economies of scale for enhanced returns.

Mission

Generalist Investors with capital deployed across various sectors ranging from AI/Robotics to Consumer Products.

Beauty Investments #

  • 1

Primary Sector

  • Tech/Health Care/Consumer/Beauty

Beauty Exits #

  • 0

Last Beauty Invest

  • Dec, 2023-Subtl Beauty-$5M

BEAUTY PORTFOLIO

How to Apply?

john@grouseridgecapital.com

https://www.grouseridgecapital.com/contact

Criteria

Grouse Ridge Capital
invests in early stage technology companies that have:
Exceptional Entrepreneurs with a Solid Team
Scalable Business Model in Large & Expanding Markets
Product Market Fit
Revenue
Although our initial investment depends on stage and capital requirements, we generally invest in Series A or earlier rounds, with a typical investment size between $250,000 to $500,000.

In most cases, we expect that companies will require additional funding and we reserve capital to participate in follow-on rounds of our best performing portfolio companies.

Resources Breakdown Funding Terms
  • $2.4M To $5M

  • N/A

Education
  • No
Accelerator
  • Type-No
  • Duration-No
Network
  • 10
1:1
  • Yes

IMPERATIVE: CULTURE & VALUES

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

BEAUTY FUNDER FIT SCORE

Resources

Education

Accelerator

Network

1:1

3/10

*This score calculates the likelihood of any beauty brand getting funded by the investor. The score gives weights to number of beauty investments, recency of beauty investment, number of beauty exits, inclusivity inclination, resources offered, etc.

Inclusivity Investments %
  • 20.00%
Beauty Investments #
  • 1

Beauty Exits #
  • 0
Last Beauty Invest
  • Dec, 2023-Subtl Beauty-$5M

LEAD DETAILS

Lead Contact

Joseph Angotti

Title

Principal

Twitter Handle

Grouse Ridge Capital

JUMP CONCLUSION

Grouse Ridge Capital focuses on early-stage investments, particularly in seed and series A rounds, prioritizing Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based companies. Their diverse portfolio includes beauty, consumer goods, technology, and manufacturing, reflecting a selective approach. Typically co-investing rather than leading, they seek innovative early-stage startups in Pennsylvania, especially in Pittsburgh, focusing on scalable technology or consumer products.

Casual Beauty Funder Fit.

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