An overnight success,
15-years in the making.

We didn't set out to become investors. 

We started our business in 2006, and before we knew it, we had hundreds of employees across a bunch of companies. Along the way, a variety of private equity and venture investors approached us, but it was always a miserable experience.
We asked ourselves why other buyers dragged out deals for months and renegotiated over and over again. It was horrible.

Then we read about how Warren Buffett does billion-dollar deals quickly by keeping the process painless and promising founders to take good care of their businesses.

Nobody had done this for technology companies like ours, so we said "screw it" and decided to do it ourselves using Buffett's simple approach.
In 2014, we stopped starting companies and started buying them using a simple one-month process, then leaving the companies alone to do their thing.
It turned out we were right, founders loved it.

We haven't looked back since...

11

Companies founded

29

Majority owned companies

44

Minority investments

500+

Global employees

13

Head office team

Over $1 Billion

Enterprise value

We started Tiny to become the buyer we wish we could have sold to.

We thought about all the stuff we hated about dealing with private equity firms and worked backwards. It turns out, they really do make it too complicated and there are tons of founders like us, who wanted a long-term home for their businesses.

Here's how we do it:

Speak plainly

Don't waste people's time. We speak plainly: no BS, buzzwords, or stupid finance terms.

Protect culture

Don't mess with the culture that makes each company unique.

Avoid synergy

We leave all our businesses to operate independently and avoid synergy at all costs.

Make founders proud

Founders entrust us with their companies. We do our best to follow through on their vision.

No assholes

Life is too short for brilliant jerks, assholes, suck ups, psychopaths, narcissists, and all that stuff...

Leave people alone

We buy great companies, hire great leaders, and leave them to do their thing.

Our Team

Andrew Wilkinson
Co-Founder
Chris Sparling
Co-Founder
Jeremy Giffon
General Partner
Carla Matheson
CFO
Allie Keller
Partner, M&A
Austin Singhera
Partner, M&A
Hafeez Shariff
Partner, Tax
Lisa Koronko
Accounting
Karen Kler
Operations
Liz Fosdick
Operations
Amanda Schmitz
Accounting
Valera Durand
Operations

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