Unlock Your Growth Potential

More Than Just Capital. Strategic Capital.

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  • Business Growth


Assisting companies in five key areas: strategy, marketing, sales, product development, and management. We work closely with each of our portfolio companies to develop and implement tailored plans that drive growth and maximize value.

  • Investors In People


Building long-term partnerships with the companies we invest in. Our approach is hands-on and collaborative, with a focus on bringing our resources and expertise to support the companies we invest in.

  • Strategies That Scale


Our team has a proven track record of success, and we are excited to bring that experience to the next generation of breakthrough companies. If you are an entrepreneur with a promising idea, or you have a successful company that you are looking to scale, we’d love to connect!


RIZE is a strategic capital firm that invests in early-stage startups and established businesses with high-growth potential. Our team of experienced investors and advisors provides strategic guidance and support to our portfolio companies — helping them navigate the challenges of growth.

The RIZE Partners

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Nick Tennant
Christian Grothe RIZE Capital
Christian Grothe
Nic Shafer RIZE Capital
Nic Shafer
Spiro Vamvakas RIZE
Spiro Vamvakas

We Equip Leaders With Strategy and Vision

From tactics for generating leads, building brand awareness, nurturing customer relationships, and closing sales, Rize has you covered.

We help create a plan for creating new or improving existing products that meet customer needs and preferences, and that align with the company’s goals and resources.

We love identifying opportunities to streamline processes, increase efficiency, and expand operations to achieve sustainable growth and profitability.

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Nic Shafer

Partner at RIZE

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Success Rate

Growing and scaling our investments by a minimum of 20% in the first 6 months.


Average Years of Experience

Our Team has extensive business experience in a wide array of industries.

$1 Billion+

Total Products & Services Sold

We continue to grow our investment portfolio, while we help our current portfolio scale opperations

We Boost Our Clients’ Bottom Line by Optimizing Their Growth Potential.


At RIZE we aim to have a deep understanding of your industry and market, be able to provide strategic guidance and connections, and be patient and committed to long-term success. We strive to have clear communication, be transparent, and have the willingness to work collaboratively with the company’s management team.


RIZE provides businesses with financial resources for growth and development, as well as valuable industry expertise, connections, and strategic guidance. As a partner, RIZE Capital can help businesses achieve their full potential by providing not only capital but also support and resources to navigate challenges and make important decisions.

Want to learn more about how RIZE can help?

Let’s Make Things Happen

Let’s take the next steps and set up a call with our team. We would love to learn more about your business and see if our teams would be a great fit for each other!

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Need help with capital or growing and scaling your business? We would love to connect!

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