We buy and grow amazing digital businesses.

We're a micro private equity firm focused on investing in profitable digital businesses with revenues of $1 million - $5 million.

third option capital partners with businesses and entrepreneurs

OUR approach

Passion

Third Option Capital invests in businesses with strong brands built by savvy entrepreneurs. We share a common passion for building brands that customers love to share with their friends. We pick up right where you left off and carry your passion in the business forward to take it to the next level.

Long Term

We take the long view on each business. We plan on sticking with it for the long term and like to stay with businesses over long horizons.

Value-add

In addition to capital, we add value to the business through a platform that applies financial rigor, supply chain expertise, marketing and consumer behavior strategies to each brand in our portfolio. Our platform and people enable brands to reach their full potential.

Our Criteria

Investment Type

Investment Type

100%. We look to purchase businesses out right. We offer competitive valuations coupled with the highest net cash proceeds at close.

Company Type

Company Type

We are primarily focused on small to medium sized Direct to Consumer brands, Private Label ecommerce companies, and content websites.

Company Size

Company Size

Revenues between $1M and $5M

EBITDA between $250k and $1.5M

our Companies

Barista Warrior

Barista Warrior

Method Matters.

Barista Warrior is here to inspire, educate, and equip the aspiring home barista. We believe that the best coffee does not come from coffee machines, and not even from boutique coffeehouses, but from the kitchen in your home.

Barista Warrior was started in 2015 and has sold over $3 million in coffee equipment and coffee products as well as accumulated 10,000 customer reviews.  

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Interactive Mathematics

Interactive Mathematics

Learn math while you play with it.

IntMath aims to interest and educate people in the joys of mathematics. It's founder, a life-long educator, set out to create clear examples, relating things to the "real world" and providing interactive applets that allow the user to explore mathematical concepts.

IntMath was started in 1997, and now attracts over 20,000 unique visitors per day and 1 million page views per month.

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Join Us

Are you interested in working for or running a Third Option company? We'd love to talk. Send us an email with these details and we'll be in touch.

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