May 21, 2020 – An Interview with Christopher Kape, Vancouver Serial Entrepreneur, Founder of JAMCO Capital

We sat down to talk with Vancouver entrepreneur, venture capitalist and philanthropist Christopher Kape.  Q: You’ve been active as an entrepreneur for two decades. How did it all begin and what companies are your most successful?  Christopher Kape: JAMCO Capital was created in 2001 after the dot-com collapse. While most investors viewed this time with skepticism, I viewed it as the perfect opportunity to enter the space and look for value plays.  Read More…

Apr 20, 2020 – Uplifting Stories: Chris Kape Helps Distribute Riversol Hand Sanitizer to Vancouver Organizations

Since COVID-19 made its presence felt across North America, Canada and the United States have been wrestling with the pandemic. As the numbers of those affected continue to rise, and with deaths now being reported on a daily basis, government officials, medical experts and others in both countries have instituted numerous measures to stem the flow.  Read More…

Apr 15, 2020 – Chris Kape And The Pie Hole Help Their Vancouver Neighbors During Difficult Time

If you’ve been to The Pie Hole in Vancouver, you know why it’s such a popular spot. Simply put, the pies are amazing. The brainchild of founder Jenell Parsons, The Pie Hole creates flavourful works of art, manifested in sweet and savoury pies and other baked goods. They have grown quickly since opening their first retail location three years ago and have been able to attract customers from across the region and around the globe.  Read More…

Mar 31, 2020 – Chris Kape, Vancouver Entrepreneur, Speaks to Business Building, Common Capital Raising Mistakes

Christopher Kape is a serial entrepreneur and Vancouver venture capitalist who has over 20+ years of experience in business strategy, financing, mergers and acquisitions, and providing other strategic advisory services.  In 2001, Chris founded JAMCO Capital Inc., an early-stage investment and strategic advisory firm that focuses on a number of industries, including gaming, high-tech, food and wellness.  Read More…

Mar 4, 2020 – [Interview] Christopher Kape, Vancouver Executive, President of JAMCO Capital

Vancouver executive Christopher Kape is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist who founded JAMCO Capital Partners, an early-stage investment and strategic advisory firm that focuses on a number of industries, including gaming, high-tech, food and wellness.  Read More…

May 1, 2019 – Guy Fieri spotted at The Pie Hole in Vancouver

American restaurateur and legendary host Guy Fieri recently stopped into one of Vancouver’s favourite pie shops. The Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives host visited The Pie Hole’s Fraser Street location to film a segment for an episode of the uber-popular Food Network program. Read More…

Oct 23, 2018 – Couple Launches As First Luxury Lab-Grown Diamond Ring Brand

Couple, the first luxury lab-grown diamond ring brand, launched today online at www.couple.co. The New York City-based startup aims to simplify the engagement ring buying process by offering one exceptional quality of diamond and a curated selection of timeless ring designs. Couple offers its customers 30% more diamond for the same price as mined equivalents.  Read More…

Oct 9, 2018 – Scientific Games Announces Acquisition of Don Best Sports

Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Don Best Sports Corporation and DBS Canada Corporation (together, “Don Best”), a leading global supplier of real-time betting data and pricing for North American sporting events. The deal will expand Scientific Games’ B2B sports betting offerings and add powerful new capabilities to the company’s one-stop shop for sportsbook solutions.  Read More…

Dec 20, 2017 – Revols is sold to Logitech (French Article)

La jeune entreprise montréalaise Revols a lancé en novembre 2015 ce qui est devenu l’une des campagnes canadiennes les plus populaires de Kickstarter en amassant 2,5 millions de dollars américains grâce à un projet d’écouteurs « révolutionnaires », capables de se mouler aux oreilles de ses utilisateurs. Mais deux ans plus tard, ceux qui ont contribué à son sociofinancement regrettent de n’avoir toujours rien reçu. Et le rachat de la compagnie par le géant Logitech n’a pas calmé leurs inquiétudes. Regard sur une industrie nouvelle, qui ne remplit pas toujours ses promesses.  Read More…

Jan 12, 2016 – Montreal’s Revols earbuds raise $2.5 million US on Kickstarter

Montreal’s Revols have concluded a Kickstarter campaign that raised over $2.5 million for their Quick Custom Fit Wireless Earphones that mould to the ear in 60 seconds, ensuring a perfect fit for the earbuds.  The campaign ended on January 8, raising a total of $2,530,756 USD from 10,569 backers, becoming Canada’s most funded project on the crowdfunding platform.  Read More…

April 14, 2015 – Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill Opens 4 New Locations In 2015 And Launches A New Look

Named “fastest growing” by Restaurant Business Magazine and the San Fernando Valley Business Journal and “Best Mexican” for 5 years running by the Los Angeles Daily News, Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill will open 4 new locations in 2015 with a brand new look. The new design aesthetically reflects the brand’s high quality food and service. Sharky’s design team has created a dynamic new motif that juxtaposes natural materials with a contemporary, linear twist. Read More…

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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