SKIPPER CAPITAL IS AN OTTAWA, CANADA-BASED GROUP OF ANGEL INVESTORS LOOKING TO INVEST IN THE MOST PROMISING STARTUPS TO SUPPORT ENTREPRENEURS AND GROW YOUR BUSINESS.
WHO WE ARE
Skipper Capital is the investment arm of the Ottawa, Canada-based McNamee Family dedicated to putting our capital to work through investing in the brightest and most motivated entrepreneurs. Along with an investment in your business, we offer our extensive advisory & networking guidance in starting, operating, growing, and successfully exiting businesses over two decades.
Ger is a lifelong entrepreneur who co-founded the iconic Canadian lifestyle apparel brand GONGSHOW while in university in 2002 and grew it into a worldwide leader in it's industry. Having started and invested in a wide variety of businesses across many industries from conception, through growth/scale stages, and ultimately to exiting, Ger has a wide variety of experience across multiple industries. With a distinct knowledge of brand building and a focus on direct to consumer companies looking to scale online, he has been featured in Forbes amongst other publications for his innovation in branding and marketing. Ger lives with his wife and daughter in Ottawa, Canada.
Brent co-founded BoaterExam.com & Fresh Air Educators in 1999 in the days of dial up internet and launched a e-learning technology company well ahead of its time with the goal of educating outdoor enthusiasts online across Canada and the USA. The company grew to become one of the largest outdoor recreation focused e-learning companies in North America and was sold in 2017 to a private equity firm with Brent sitting on the board till 2020. Brent is an avid outdoorsman, hockey coach, and family man living with his wife and son in Ottawa, Ontario.
Larry is an entrepreneur and investor in Ottawa, Canada who co-founded BoaterExam.com & Fresh Air Educators in 1999, an e-learning platform promoting outdoor safety education across North America that was acquired in 2017 by an private equity firm. He has a distinct skill for connecting the right people together to build and grow businesses and takes pride in mentoring both employees and budding entrepreneurs. Larry is an avid hockey fan and amateur scout, outdoor enthusiast and investor based in Ottawa, Canada.
INVESTING IN ENTREPRENEURS
Skipper Capital is funded by its founders as a way to reach back into the community and help entrepreneurs reach their goals both through our capital investment and our advisory services in your business. We focus on high growth companies with large addressable markets, that are looking to scale online through direct to consumer channels. You’ve dreamed. You’ve toiled. You’ve brought your dream to life and are ready to scale, but require capital and guidance to go forward. Skipper Capital may be the solution to get to the next level. Let's navigate your entrepreneurship journey together.
LET'S INVEST TOGETHER
Skipper Capital is looking for entrepreneurs like you to invest in and help grow your business. Get in touch with us by email or filling out the contact form; please include a brief summary of the opportunity.