Christopher Kape

Entrepreneur in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Christopher Kape

Entrepreneur in Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Vancouver’s Chris Kape is President of JAMCO Capital Partners, an early stage venture capital and consulting firm focused on opportunities that can generate high returns on investments. We prioritize businesses that operate in the areas of gaming, high tech and wellness.

Chris Kape brings years of experience and expertise to his role at JAMCO Capital Partners. As an alumnus of University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Administrative and Commercial Studies, he went on to earn his MBA in Business Administration in 2005 from Concordia University. Chris is an accomplished leader and has consistently shown success in the following areas of focus: IPO/RTO, mergers and acquisitions, private placement and financing, turnaround and change management, strategic advisory services and creative structuring of deals.

As a serial entrepreneur, Chris has helped numerous private and public businesses in various stages of their life cycle, from incubation to commercialization to maturity; including successful business exits. His recent successful business exits as an equity participant and/or board member include Don Best Sports, which was sold to Scientific Games in November 2018; Revols which was sold to Logitech in 2017, and Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill, which was sold (internally) in 2016. He maintains a range of officer and director positions with firms engaged in a cross section of industries.

Outside of work, Chris is an avid runner, biker and traveler – having visited 45 countries, and counting! In summer of 2019, he took an interest in beekeeping, producing over 150 lbs of honey at his residential home in his inaugural season. Most importantly, Chris enjoys being a father to his three children and volunteers as a manager or coach in sports team they play on.

Chris also highly values service/charity work, both in Vancouver and internationally. Notably, he has gone on a service trips to rural Uganda with The Walking School Bus and to rural India with Metowe, as well as to Columbia, Costa Rica, Bulgaria and Mexico pursuing this interest.