FI  KEC Holdings

     Office Locations:

2317 Highway 34, Suite 2B
Manasquan, NJ 08736



  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Middle Market
  • Seed



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Software & Internet



    KEC Holdings LLC is a private investment vehicle representing the Citron family's interests. Jeffrey Citron is the founder and current Chairman of the Board of Vonage. Mr. Citron also founded The Island ECN and Datek Online Holdings Corp. KEC Holdings engages in a broad range of investment activities. The company has the flexibility to invest in a wide variety of asset classes. It invests in everything from very early stage technology-enabled startups to late stage traditional private equity transactions and pre-IPO private placements in equity, debt, and hybrid securities. KEC also selectively makes investments in the private and public markets through established third-party managers. The company actively pursues the development of in-house intellectual property with a view to launching proprietary startup ventures.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Barbara Lewnowski Entrepreneur in Residence
    Brian Laung Aoaeh Partner
    Chris Fortunato Associate
    Jeff (JP) Parkinson Partner
    Jeff Citron Managing Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Michael Kors
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      New World Aviation
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      Salamander Resort and Spa
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