October 2022

The Bob Woodruff Foundation and Gridiron Capital Partner to Support Service Members, Veterans, and their Families

Gridiron invests in Stand Up for Heroes event and Veterans on Wall Street initiative NEW CANAAN, CT, October 18, 2022—The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) is proud to announce Gridiron Capital’s investment in BWF’s 16th annual Stand Up for Heroes (SUFH) event and the Veterans On Wall Street (VOWS) initiative. Gridiron’s partnership and financial support of […]

May 2022

Gridiron Capital Continues to Build Digital Acceleration Capabilities and Direct to Consumer Expertise

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NEW CANAAN, CT, May 24, 2022 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, continues building capabilities with the addition of Daria Lupinacci as an Operating Partner focused on Digital Acceleration. Gridiron Capital continues to invest in its Direct to Consumer (“DTC”) capabilities in technology, […]

May 2022

Gridiron Capital-Backed GSM Outdoors Acquires Bill Lewis Outdoors

The partnership represents GSM Outdoors’ continued expansion into the fishing segment with the addition of a second iconic brand   NEW CANAAN, CT, May 5, 2022 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Good Sportsman Marketing […]

April 2022

Gridiron Capital Invests in Vertical Supply Group

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Partnership Positions Company for Continued Growth and Leadership in the Fall Protection and Protective Equipment Sector NEW CANAAN, CT, April 12, 2022 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, today announced an investment in Vertical Supply Group (“VSG” or the “Company”), a trusted supplier […]

March 2022

Gridiron-Backed Colibri Group Announces Strategic Acquisition of Becker Professional Education and OnCourse Learning

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Further Enhances Industry-Leading Learning Solutions Portfolio Continues Ongoing Growth and Expansion in Partnership with Gridiron Capital   NEW CANAAN, CT, March 11, 2022 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that its portfolio company Colibri Group (“Colibri”), a professional education company […]

March 2022

Gridiron Capital’s Portfolio Company Leaf Home™ Expands Product Offering with the Acquisition of Tundraland Home Improvement

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NEW CANAAN, CT, March 4, 2022 –Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce their portfolio company, Leaf Home™ is expanding their product offering. Leaf Home™, a leading technology-enabled provider of home solutions, has completed its acquisition of Tundraland Home Improvement. Headquartered […]

February 2019

LeafFilter Launches Leaf Home Safety Solutions

Hudson, OH & New Canaan, CT, February 22, 2019 – Gridiron Capital is excited to announce that LeafFilterTM, the largest gutter protection solutions company in the world, announced the launch of Leaf Home Safety SolutionsTM, a direct-to-consumer business that transforms homes into safe and stylish environments through high-quality accessibility solutions that improve the lives of […]

December 2018

Gridiron Capital Continues Digital, Data, and Artificial Intelligence Capability Build

New Canaan, CT, December 13, 2018 — Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”) continues to invest in its capabilities in digital marketing, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to boost its portfolio companies’ capabilities. Gridiron Capital is pleased to announce the addition of John Nives as Operating Partner. Mr. Nives brings additional expertise in Digital, Predictive Analytics, […]

August 2018

Gridiron Capital featured in the Nashville Business Journal

Choosing the Right Investment Firm: A How-To for Founders and Business Leaders By Andrea Williams August 10, 2018 Reports of companies landing eight- to nine-figure capital investments are enough to have any cash-strapped or growth-driven founder clamoring for a piece of the equity pie. And while some entrepreneurs may, indeed, develop an asset that is […]

October 2017

Gridiron Capital featured in Crain’s Cleveland

LeafFilter president credits private equity partnership with ‘supercharging business’ October 31, 2017 Matt Kaulig knows a thing or two about growing a business. The former University of Akron quarterback started his first LeafFilter gutter guard office in his basement in 2005, logging sales of $300,000 that year. Two years later, Kaulig opened a Hudson office […]

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