October 11, 2022 – Prairie Capital is pleased to announce that it has been named to Inc.’s 2022 List of Founder-Friendly Investors, which honors private equity and venture capital firms with the best track record of success partnering with entrepreneurs.

“We are proud to be included on Inc.’s 2022 List of Founder-Friendly Investors,” said Nate Good, Managing Partner at Prairie Capital.  “For over 25 years, we have focused on partnering with founders to help scale their companies and build shareholder value.  We are grateful to all the founders who have entrusted our team to be a steward of their businesses throughout the years.”

Inc. compiled its list by surveying founders who have sold to private equity and venture capital about their experiences partnering with the firms, and examining data on how portfolio companies have grown during these partnerships.

To view the complete list, please go to: https://www.inc.com/founder-friendly-investors/2022

For more information, please contact Nate Good at ngood@prairie-capital.com.


Founded in Chicago in 1997, Prairie Capital is a private equity fund with a long and successful track record of scaling growth-oriented, lower middle market companies in partnership with talented founders and management teams. Since inception, Prairie has invested over $1 billion in 100+ platform companies. Prairie makes control equity investments in founder-owned companies that require company-building investments to evolve into scalable platforms capable of sustaining accelerated growth. Prairie targets companies with $4 to $12 million in EBITDA that participate in growing subsectors within business services, consumer, education, healthcare, industrial, and technology. More information about Prairie can be found at www.prairie-capital.com.


The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community they need to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com.