Retail and Internet Properties

Northlight Partners has expertise and resources across brand marketing, product development, sales, logistics, supply chain and sourcing provides our partners with a unique set of assets to help drive growth.  Northlight Partners is developing a number of new retail product brands in the lifestyle, holiday and home products and has  a new product development team to manage this opportunity.

Our investment criteria is solely focused on branded, disruptive consumer products companies and specialty retail/restaurant concepts. We look to invest in companies with unique and differentiated products/services that reach sizable markets, offer multi-channel distribution opportunities and are fueled by strong management.   We are much more than just a source of capital. As former operators we have intimate knowledge of the branded consumer products industry and can provide unique resources to help drive growth. We seek to utilize our deep industry experience to help our portfolio companies build value and competitive advantage. We’ll roll up our sleeves with you to tackle opportunities and threats.

NPLLC also owns and operates a network of websites in major cities under its Free Ventures unit, including Free Things to Do in Chicago, which has more than 258,000 fans on its Facebook page, and more than 50,000 Twitter followers.