Sage Growth Capital is the management company for Sage Growth Capital Fund I. Our founders have extensive experience in private equity and debt investments and angel group administration.
We are passionate about bringing a more flexible funding option to companies who do not fit traditional equity or lending models.
Denise has been an active angel investor since 2008. In 2010 she co-founded Loon Creek Capital Group, which formed and continues to serve as Administrator to 3 angel funds in ID and 1 in CA. Loon Creek currently forms and administers syndicates (SPVs) for angels in 21 states, serving over 250 investors and more than 80 syndicates. She is a Certified Instructor for the Angel Capital Association’s Education program and teaches frequently across the country. Previous roles include: Analyst at Blue Cross of Idaho, Annual Giving Director for the College of Idaho, President/CEO of The Network Group, Executive Director of the BSU TECenter, and co-founder/CEO of virtual reality startup BlockSmith. She holds a BBA in Entrepreneurship from Boise State University.
Molly retired from Lighter Capital where she was the Chief Investment Officer for five years and helped lead the company from 4 to 40 people as well as scale their investment pace from 4 transactions to over 150 per year. Previous roles include VP at AEA Investors, a multi-billion dollar private equity fund in NYC; and Associate at GSC Partners, another NYC private equity firm. She holds degrees from Dartmouth College (BA) and the London School of Economics (MSc). She is also involved in the local community, serving on several Boards.
Kevin is a member of the Board of Directors and Vice-Chair of the Angel Capital Association. He is a co-founder of the Boise Angel Alliance and an active angel investor for over 20 years. As co-founder of Learned-Mahn, he has the distinction of being one of Idaho’s first software entrepreneurs. Kevin has served as VP of Rain Fund Program for RAIN Source Capital, Associate Dean of College of Business and Founder of Venture College at Boise State University, President of the College of Idaho, and CEO of The Network Group. Kevin has an extensive list of civic leadership positions including Past District Governor for Rotary International. He holds degrees from Yale (BA), Wharton (MBA) and Texas Tech (Ph.D).