FI  Lead Lap Enterprises

     Office Locations:

Edens Tower Plaza, 790 W. Frontage Rd, Suite 318
Northfield, IL 60093
Phone: 847-441-4160



  • Expansion
  • Growth



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Education & Training
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    Lead Lap Enterprises is a unique family office and private investment firm that invests in buyouts of small to mid-sized companies seeking an ownership transition, and provides growth capital to promising businesses with strong core products, services or capabilities. The firm seeks control investments in companies with revenue of $3 million up to $40 million or EBITDA of $500 thousand up to $4 million in the following sectors: business services, consumer products or services, health services, and the education, marketing, media, advertising, information and online sectors. Lead Lap was founded by operating executive David F. Zucker, who serves as Managing Partner, and made his first private company investment in 1994. The firm has $25 million of funded committed capital from its owners.

    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
    Get the complete investment team + individual email addresses for investment team partners. Get personal images, LinkedIn links, investment specialties, office locations and more with a National Database subscription.
    David F. Zucker Managing Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      Built Worlds Media
        web link

      Experiential Events Group
        web link

        web link

        web link

      Petty Holdings
        web link

        web link

      School of Rock
        web link

      StoreBoard Media
        web link

        web link


    Recent News: