Investment Profile

Investment Profile

Princeton Ventures leads equity investments that range in size from $10 million to over $100 million in high-growth, expansion-stage, privately held companies.

Investment Criteria

All companies are unique, but in general, we look for the following characteristics in prospective investments:

  • Enthusiastic, capable management teams
  • Businesses with $10 million to over $100 million of revenue
  • Annual revenue growth rates that exceed the addressable market growth rate
  • Growing target markets with the potential to support one or more public companies and attract strategic acquirers
  • Defensible, high-margin, predictable, and scalable business models
  • Profitable businesses or businesses with a discernable path to profitability

Industry Focus

We focus broadly on growth industries and the flexible capital we manage allows us to invest where we find growth. In general, we look for investments in:

  • Business Services
  • Consumer
  • Education
  • Entertainment, Internet and Media
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Information Services
  • Technology

Investment Structures

We are comfortable being minority or control investors in a company and consider a variety of structures and types of partnerships, including the use of debt if appropriate. We are flexible in the way we partner with entrepreneurs and lead investments that meet the current and future needs of a business and its shareholders.

Uses of Proceeds

Entrepreneurs use our capital for two basic purposes:

  • To fuel growth, either organic or through acquisition
  • To reduce risk, either by providing shareholders with the opportunity to diversify their wealth by obtaining full or partial liquidity for their shares or recapitalizing the business to reduce expensive or restrictive debt or equity

Often, the businesses in which we invest are profitable and don't need additional capital to grow, but by reducing risk entrepreneurs are empowered to drive their businesses faster and create more value for shareholders.

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