“We truly care about the success and well-being of the founders we work with, and knowing that our founding partners recognize and value these efforts is a source of great pride.” Tom Formolo, Partner at New Harbor Capital
October 06, 2022
New Harbor Capital appreciates being included for the third year in a row on the annual list of Inc. List of founder-friendly investors, honoring the private equity and venture capital firms with the best track records of success supporting entrepreneurs. Last year was the first year that Inc. changed focus from previous lists, which were called the Private Equity 50, and this year will continue the trend by including venture capital firms.
The final list recognizes 184 companies that entrepreneurs collaborate with and trust as they receive the financial support they need to help drive growth. All 184 have successful histories of active participation in the businesses in which they invest.
“New Harbor is honored to be included on this list for the third year,” said Tom Formolo, partner at New Harbor Capital. “Partnership, collaboration and servant leadership are at the core of our company culture and values. We genuinely care about the success and well-being of the founders we work with, and knowing that our founding partners recognize and value these efforts is a source of great pride.”
To compile the list, Inc. went directly to the source: entrepreneurs who have sold to private equity. The founders completed a questionnaire about their experiences partnering with private equity firms and shared data on how their portfolio companies have grown during these partnerships.
New Harbor was founded on the belief that mutual respect and collaboration lead to the most successful results. servant leadership Y camaraderie they are the foundation of New Harbor’s priorities. This unique and collaborative approach has fostered deeply valuable, personal and long-term relationships with the founders, many of whom have become executive advisors to the firm after their departure. The following testimonials tell this story:
“From the beginning, it was clear that our organizations shared similar values and commitments to innovation and growth. New Harbor’s extensive experience working with founder-led companies in industries relevant to ours has elevated our business,” said Glen Marinelli, founder and CEO of FoodPharmacy
“New Harbor’s track record of scaling animal health businesses has been extremely valuable as we expand IndeVets’ reach into new markets and bring balance, satisfaction and joy to veterinarians across the country,” said Michael Raphael, founder and CEO. executive of IndeVets
“We are delighted to have found a partner that aligns with our core values, mission and vision for the future. New Harbor provides the guidance and capital necessary to help us invest in the latest technology, improve internal processes and establish critical infrastructure so we can continue to build on what we love most: excellent patient care,” said Dr. Thomas. Quigley, MD and Founder of Quigley Eye Specialists
To see the full list, visit https://www.inc.com/founder-friendly-investors/2022.
The world’s most trusted business media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community they need to build great businesses. Its award-winning, multi-platform content reaches more than 50 million people each month through a variety of channels, including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives founders of the best companies the opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of custom events produced by Inc. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com.
About New Harbor Capital
New Harbor Capital is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on investing in growth-oriented, lower-middle market business, education and health services companies. Our partners have over 80 years of combined experience partnering with strong management teams to consistently enable accelerated growth in value creation. Since 2000, the New Harbor team has made more than 230 investments. As an experienced strategic partner, New Harbor supports management with ideas, connections and resources to capitalize on growth potential. For additional information, visit http://www.newharborcap.com.
DISCLAIMER: This recognition was received from Inc. Media on October 4, 2022. New Harbor Capital paid $995 in entry fees to Inc. Media to be considered for this recognition. The onboarding process involved reaching out to past and present founders of the New Harbor Capital investment portfolio to ask about their experience partnering with New Harbor Capital. New Harbor Capital was one of 184 companies to receive this recognition from Inc. Media. This rating may not be representative of any investor’s experience and is not indicative of any future performance.
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