Our Philosophy

We are a leader in establishing an innovative, long-term approach to private equity financing. In addition to providing young private companies with our own investment capital, we also serve as strategic partners, providing them with the expertise, support, infrastructure and a network of services they need to flourish. Because of this, we hope to attract entrepreneurs with the best ideas and the best chance for success. We have a reputation for professional excellence, leadership and a long-term perspective to all of our professional relationships.

A Network of Support

Our support network eliminates much of the learning curve in the entrepreneurial process and significantly improves the chances of a company’s success. Our resources include:


  • Significant capital along with relationships and credibility in the investment community and capital markets.
  • World-class advisers and investors that represent an extensive worldwide network.
  • Strategic relationships at the highest corporate levels.
  • Physical infrastructure services including office space.
  • Preferred relationships with leading service providers.



Our Founder

Mark Ein is an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist, who has created, acquired, invested in and built a series of growth companies across a diverse set of industries over the course of his 30-year career. During this time, Mr. Ein has been involved in the founding or early stages of six companies that have been worth over one billion dollars and has led over $3 billion of private equity, venture capital and public company investments.

Mr. Ein is the Chairman and CEO of investment firms Capitol Investment Corp, Leland Investment Corp and Venturehouse Group that create, invest in and build growth businesses in a range of industries. Among the current companies in the portfolios are Lindblad Expeditions (NASDAQ:LIND), a global leader in expedition travel, where he serves as Co-Chairman, and majority-owned Kastle Systems, the country’s leading provider of proptech and security systems for commercial real estate, where he serves as Executive Chairman. Mr. Ein is also currently a member of the board of Soho House & Co. (NYSE:SHCO) and Custom Truck One Source, Inc. (NYSE:CTOS).

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A Company, not a Fund

Venturehouse is a holding company. We rely on our substantial base of experience with entrepreneurs to build our own company and then use our resources to help create highly successful companies. Uniquely “Home Grown” yet national in our activities Venturehouse is rooted in the booming metropolitan Washington technology community. Our founder and CEO grew up in the DC area and he is committed to being a responsible, concerned member of the Washington business community. Moreover, our relationships are worldwide and our activities will be too.

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