We are generally focused on the service and technology sectors of the economy where we consistently find a combination of the attributes we most value in our investments. Historically, our investments have been focused in: Technology, Industrial, Business Services, Healthcare Services, Consumer, and Food sectors.
We’re thrilled to partner with Gauge Capital and take the next step in continuing to build a great portfolio of brands within the professional beauty space. Over the years, I met with several potential investors, eventually selecting Gauge Capital. Throughout our conversations it became clear to me that they were the best partner to help us achieve our future growth objectives. I’ve never felt better about the direction of our business and with the investment of Gauge Capital and their team I feel we have created the perfect synergy to help take BIG to the next level.
Chief Executive Officer - Beauty Industry Group
Note: Realized investments include investments made by Gauge partners at prior firms.
American Nuts is a value-added supplier and processor of nuts, seeds, and dried fruit. The Company is focused on sourcing a wide variety of high quality, hard-to-source products from around the globe while maintaining the highest safety standards. American Nuts currently serves customers across the bulk retail, portion control retail, and the industrial and foodservice ingredient markets.
Beauty Industry Group is the leading supplier of professionally installed hair extensions and other beauty and lifestyle products. The company sells direct to consumer, as well as through a network of over 40 independent distributors throughout the US and Canada. Established in 2004 and headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, BIG is dedicated to providing its customers with the highest quality products while also providing unmatched service and value.
Comprehensive EyeCare Partners provides best-in-class, full-spectrum practice management and administrative services to its affiliated physicians and practices in support of their mission to deliver clinical excellence. The Company currently provides support services to over 30 ophthalmologists, 16 clinics and two ambulatory surgery centers.
eDynamic Learning is the largest independent provider of online career and elective courses serving the virtual, blended, and brick & mortar U.S. middle and high school markets. The Company offers more than 70 Learning Management System (“LMS”) agnostic courses which integrate with all major platforms. eDynamic’s courses are segmented in 16 career clusters and span a broad variety of topics from Forensic Science to Gothic Literature.
Founded in 1996, Infosoft is a leading provider of regulatory compliance and recruitment solutions. The company provides federal contractors with a fully outsourced solution to comply with several regulations of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and also maintains a network of over 600 locally-focused online employment websites. The company is headquartered in Milwaukee and has additional offices in Minneapolis and Washington, D.C.
irth Solutions is a market-leading provider of 811 ticket management and field service management software, helping companies in the energy, utilities, and telecom sectors protect critical underground assets and enhance worker safety. The Company seeks to expand its 811 ticket offerings and improve safety, compliance and efficiencies for its customers by providing a cost-effective, outsourced software solution. In addition to its 811 ticket management platform, irth also offers a range of broader FSM solutions to field workers across the country.
Miami Beach Medical Group provides at-risk primary care through 14 medical clinics located in Florida. The Company focuses on delivering high quality care to thousands of patients through full-risk contracts with Medicare Advantage health plans while also serving Medicaid and commercial populations.
Pediatric Dental Providers delivers high quality pediatric dental and orthodontic services to commercial and Medicaid patient populations through a network of multi-specialty clinics in the western US.
Teachers of Tomorrow is the largest and fastest growing Alternative Certification Program, delivering online and in-person training to individuals pursuing a career in teaching. The Company offers a strong value proposition not only to new teachers, but also to school districts that are seeking to hire highly qualified candidates. Over the last 10 years, Teachers of Tomorrow has certified over 30,000 new teachers.
TVC Enterprises is a leading provider of legal services to commercial drivers, with a strong focus on independent drivers and small fleets. The Company, through a network of over 7,000 attorneys, seeks to achieve favorable case outcomes for its drivers, which allows participating drivers to secure employment and stay on the road. In addition to its legal services, TVC also offers a market-leading fuel discount program, roadside assistance, and insurance products to its drivers and their families. TVC also offers administrative services to third-party motor clubs throughout the US.
Wireless Vision is the largest T-Mobile Premium Retailer in the United States, with over 500 T-Mobile stores in 23 markets. Established in 2004 and headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Wireless Vision is dedicated to providing the finest quality products and highest level of service to its customers.
Capco is a leading global provider of integrated transformation services and solutions designed specifically for the financial services industry. These services – consulting, processing services, and technology solutions – leverage Capco’s deep expertise in the corporate and investment banking, asset management, hedge fund and retail financial services segments.
Combs Produce provides value-added services and solutions for the fresh produce industry, including repacking, ripening and breaks/splits and logistics services. Based in Dallas, TX, Combs provides services to growers, retailers and foodservice distributors in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri and Louisiana.
Utilizing six locations throughout the country, CTI provides the industry’s leading restaurant companies a competitive edge through customized menu creations including beef, chicken, beans, soups, and sauces.
Industrial Container Services (ICS) is the largest steel and plastic drum reconditioning and remanufacturing company in the United States. With over 10 facilities, ICS provides container solutions to local, regional and national customers.
InnerChange is a nationally recognized residential treatment provider offering therapeutic services and accredited academics to young women with behavioral, emotional and substance abuse problems. The company is headquartered in Orem, Utah and operates treatment programs throughout Utah and Texas.
Quiznos is a sandwich restaurant franchisor with over 2,000 units in operation in the U.S. and abroad. Headquartered in Denver, CO, Quiznos is a higher quality alternative to other Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) and sandwich concepts with its innovative product offerings.
River Point Farms, headquartered in Hermiston, Oregon, is America’s largest grower, packer and processor of red, yellow and sweet onions. The company is fully integrated with state-of-the-art growing, storage and processing operations to ensure a year-round supply of whole, peeled and sliced onions to various restaurants, foodservice, industrial and retail customers.
River Point Farms was formed in April 2007 by the merger of American Onion and Rivergate Farms.
Founded in 2005, SPG (Select Product Group) Holdings is a leading specialty paper products manufacturer with a focus on supplying the restaurant and foodservice industries. SPG has state-of-the-art manufacturing plants in Georgia, Mississippi and Wisconsin with the ability to supply a full suite of paper products including napkins, sandwich wraps, carryout bags and deli paper.
Veridicus Health brings clarity and full-transparency to healthcare services for self-funded employers and regional health plans. The company’s unique pass-through model of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and patient-focused clinical services reduces the overall cost of healthcare to our clients, their employees and dependents. Veridicus Health’s family of companies includes VRx Pharmacy Services (PBM), VRx Pharmacy, Veridicus Care Management, and Granite Alliance Insurance Company.