• Jaret Henhoeffer

    Serial Entrepreneur - Adventure Capitalist

  • Serial Entrepreneur - Adventure Capitalist

    CEO - Board Chair - Exit Strategy & Acquisition Advisor - Angel Investor - Rainmaker

    Founder of Penguin Power, VP of Strategic Exits

    I live to help passionate entrepreneurs who see the world differently, acquire, build and sell visionary businesses.

     

    I invest my time and money with friends who live life fully and are willing to get dirty, rollup their sleeves and build companies from idea to exit.

     

    I am a proud husband, father, friend and partner in extraordinary adventures.

     

     

  • MY MOTTO

    If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life. 

    Marc Anthony

  • CURRENT POSITIONS

    Strategic Exits Corp

    Vice President 

    Mar 2015 – Present

    Strategic Exits Corp works with entrepreneurs and investors to design and execute optimum exit transactions.

    We are highly specialized and only do one thing - work with shareholders to get the best price and terms when they sell their business.

    We pride ourselves on:

    • maximizing the probability that your business actually gets sold, and
    • getting you the optimum price and deal structure, and
    • negotiating the fairest terms while limiting your future liabilities

    To get the best result when you sell your business - you need the best exit team.

    Penguin Power

    President and CEO 

    Feb 2009 – Present

    Penguin Power enables high-growth entrepreneurs to successfully prepare and implement acquistion, growth and exit strategies. Penguin Power has negotiated joint ventures and licensing agreements, sourced and closed acquisitions, invested in start-ups and guided entrepreneurs through their business sale.

    In 2009, Penguin Power reinvented the Ontario electricity generation sector by assisting farmers and community co-operatives to invest and own a decentralized solar utility, built and owned by Ontarions for Ontarions. Today, Penguin Power owns, operates and maintains our decentralized solar utility.

    Accelerated Systems

    Chair, Advisory Board, Strategic Initiatives, Business Development

    Jan 2010 – Present

    Accelerated Systems (ASi) is a global leader in the light electric vehicle drivetrain industry.

     

    The Advisory Board is accountable for developing and enabling the strategy to scale from $5M to $100M.

     

    An injection of $2M and a new head of Global Business Development in 2016 are driving future growth.

    Dana Industries Inc.

    Director of Global Operations 

    Apr 2015 – Present

    Responsible to source and develop global business opportunities including IP and Brand licensing agreements, capital equipment sales, while protecting DANAs global leadership as the 'Home of the World's Best Shelf-Talkers'.

    Responsible for new product development market research, concept validation and full launch planning for start-ups outside of DANAs current core technologies.

    Entrepreneurs' Organization

    Mentor, Accelerator Program, Forum Moderator, Founding Board Member and Membership Chair 

    May 2011 – Present

    Mentor entrepreneurs in the Accelerator Program who are rapidly growing revenues in excess of $1Million EO entry-level criteria. Moderate/lead our Forum Group monthly business growth meetings. Founding Board Member and Membership Chair for new SouthWest Ontario (SWO) Chapter

  • LET'S CHAT

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    Waterloo, Canada Area

    Waterloo, Canada Area

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