October 31, 2023
New York, NY – Kinderhook Industries, LLC (“Kinderhook”) is pleased to announce that the firm has been named to Inc. Magazine’s annual Founder Friendly Investors list, honoring the private equity and venture capital firms with the best track record of success backing entrepreneurs.
Rob Michalik, Managing Director at Kinderhook, commented, “We are honored by Inc. Magazine’s recognition. Kinderhook is a unique investment firm. We believe that people come first and that an organization’s people and culture are critical to its success.”
“Since inception, Kinderhook has partnered with over 200 founders to grow their businesses. We offer strategic and operating insight, resources, and relationships to help our entrepreneur partners build scalable platforms,” said Tom Tuttle, Managing Director at Kinderhook.
“Kinderhook’s core values – straightforward approach, treating people fairly, and hustle – are the same guiding principles that successful entrepreneurs use to build their companies. This shared vision allows us to establish strong partnerships with founders and management teams who are motivated to grow their companies,” said Chris Michalik, Managing Director at Kinderhook.