FI  Plough Penny Partners

     Office Locations:

270 Lafayette St., Ste. 1301
New York, NY 10012-3327
Phone: 212-324-1747
Fax: 212-324-1749



  • Middle Market



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media



    Founded in 1985, Plough Penny Partners is an investment firm that manages the assets of the Traphagen family. According to published reports, the firm was founded by Ross E. Traphagen, Jr., a former Partner in the Investment Banking division at Goldman Sachs & Co. Plough Penny Partners has interests in numerous publicly traded and privately held companies, in addition to various real estate holdings and partnership interests.



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    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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    Judson Traphagen Partner
    Peter Lee Equity Analyst
    Ross E. Traphagen Founder


    Portfolio companies include:

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