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Top 6 Investors In Leisure Marine In The US

Succeeding as a startup in the leisure marine industry requires more than just innovative ideas and determination; it demands the right investment partners. Finding investors who not only provide capital but also bring invaluable industry expertise and networks is crucial.

In this article, we spotlight the top six investors driving growth and innovation in the leisure marine sector in the US. If you are looking to tap into the market in the US, these innovative investment firms should be on your radar.

Based out of California, At One Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on investing in a world where humanity becomes a net positive to nature. Back in January, they invested in the €6 million Series A round of TEMO, a French Startup that designs and markets electric motors for inboard and outboard boats.

Ocean Zero LLC invests in companies that can make a significant impact in the emissions of CO2 and other pollutants incurred by sea shipping, ferries and recreational boats. In 2022 they led the oversubscribed $15.5 million Series A funding round of Flux Marine, a trailblazing developer of all-electric outboard motors and battery systems for watercraft.

Global Founders Capital is a globally oriented, stage agnostic venture capital firm that empowers gifted entrepreneurs worldwide. They support founders across the globe at all stages of growth. They invested in electric hydrofoil specialists Navier in 2022, leading the $7.2m capital seed round.

Level Equity is a private investment firm focused on providing capital to rapidly growing software and technology-driven businesses. They provide long term capital across all transaction types in support of continued growth. In 2022 they led the Series B funding round of Boatsetter, a leading marketplace for boat rentals and on-the-water experiences in the sharing economy. Boatsetter raised $38 million in the round.

Founded in 2018, Lowercarbon Capital is a venture capital firm based in Jackson, Wyoming. The firm seeks to invest in commercial services, commercial transportation, energy equipment, utilities, computer hardware, and software sectors and also in companies reducing carbon emissions. They invested in electric boat company Arc's Series B round, that raised a total of $70m in funding.

Thursday Group and its affiliates offer early-stage venture investing, talent acquisition, and technology organisation advisory. The company is led by a unique partnership having strong scientific, engineering, software, operating, investing, and financial backgrounds. They lead the $30 million Series C funding round of The Wanderlust Group back in January 2022.


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