More Than Capital

Providing value through Influencers and strategic Partners

Rx3 Ventures, a consumer-focused investment fund based in Orange County, is committed to partnering with brands to maximize growth by leveraging its unique network of partners and influencers.

We invest in consumer-facing companies with an emphasis on:

Lifestyle

Food &
Beverage

Sports

Media &
Entertainment

Our team utilizes our experience, relationships and capital to take brands to the next level of growth and create success stories

Our Team

Byron Roth

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Partner

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Byron is Chairman and CEO of ROTH Capital Partners, LLC. Under his management the firm has raised over $45 billion for small-cap public companies. Byron co-founded two small-cap asset management firms; Cortina Asset Management and EAM Investors. These funds have combined assets under management of approximately $4.5 billion. Byron is a member of the University of San Diego Board of Trustees, the Investment Committee for the university’s endowment, and a founding member of the Executive Cabinet for the Athletic Department. Byron earned his BBA from the University of San Diego and his MBA from Johnson at Cornell University.

Nate Raabe

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Managing Partner

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Over the last 10 years Nate has worked with some of the most prominent family offices and investors in the US. Prior to Rx3 Ventures, he was managing director of ROTH’s private capital group, where he was responsible for deal sourcing, valuation analysis and distribution for private companies. Nate also acts as CIO for his family investments and is managing partner for A&N Ventures. Prior to ROTH, Nate was a founding member of Sapheon where he spearheaded the private companies fundraising prior to its acquisition. He is on the Board of Directors for the San Diego Sports Innovators. Nate graduated from Santa Clara University with a BA in Finance.

Aaron Rodgers

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Aaron is considered to be one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time, known to be differentiated from his peers due to his exceptional on field IQ. Aaron has also had a lot of success off the football field with various business endeavors and investments. Aaron holds positions in numerous private companies and has made personal investments in various firms spanning the consumer sector. Aaron provides Rx3 with unique access to investment opportunities, relationships with premium brands and influence that can help strengthen portfolio companies.

Ryan McGuigan

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Vice President

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Ryan is a Vice President at Rx3 and, responsible for managing all aspects of the fund’s investment process, including sourcing, diligence and portfolio management. Previously, Ryan was an associate on the consumer and retail team at Carlyle Group, where he focused on evaluating new investments and supporting the management team at NBTY, a portfolio company. He also worked as a summer associate for CircleUp Growth Partners, an early- stage consumer fund. Ryan began his career as an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley focused on the consumer and retail sectors. He earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard and his MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.

Conner Ascher

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Associate

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Conner is an Associate at Rx3, responsible for assisting in all aspects of the fund’s investment process, including sourcing, diligence and portfolio management. Previously, Conner was an associate on the institutional equity sales team at William Blair. Conner graduated from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance.

Gordon Roth

Manager

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Gordon serves as CFO & COO of ROTH Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining ROTH he spent twenty three years in Public Accounting, including thirteen years with Deloitte & Touche, most recently serving as a Tax Partner and the Partner-in-Charge of the Des Moines office Tax Department. He is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of CPA’s. Gordon also serves on the Board of Managers for two small-cap management firms & two private investment firms. Mr. Roth was also a founding partner of the Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League. Gordon earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from William Penn University, where he also served as a member of their Board of Trustees and was inducted into their Athletic Hall of Fame. He also earned a Master of Science in Accounting from Drake University.

Alex Bhathal

Investment Partner

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Alex serves as Managing Partner & Founder of RAJ Capital, the asset management platform of the Bhathal Family, and co-owner and Executive Director of Sacramento Basketball Holdings LLC, which owns the Sacramento Kings and DOCO, the entertainment and sports district in downtown Sacramento. Previously, Alex served as CEO of RAJ Swim for 11 years and led the largest private equity backed buyout in the swimwear industry. He is a national board member of Gen Next, a member of YPO, and has been recognized as a New Leader within the Seminar Network. Alex earned his undergraduate degree from UCLA, his MBA from USC, and is a current participant in the YPO Presidents’ Program at Harvard Business School.

Portfolio

Featured Companies

News

Aaron Rodgers raises $50M for Rx3 Ventures, a consumer fund backed by influencers

The football star, Super Bowl champion and long-time quarterback for the Green Bay Packers has teamed up with ROTH Capital Partners’ Nate Raabe and Byron Roth to launch Rx3 Ventures. Today, the trio are announcing a $50 million debut fund focused on the consumer market.

Rx3, which invests alongside consumer private equity and growth capital funds, has also backed Hims, CorePower Yoga, glasses retailer Privé Revaux and Hydrow, a maker of indoor rowing machines.

VC Daily: A Quarterback Joins the Game

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is getting into the VC game. He’s a general partner of Rx3 …

VICIS ZERO1 Football Helmet Ranks First for Third Consecutive Year in NFL/NFLPA Helmet Performance Testing

SEATTLE, April 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The National Football League (NFL) and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) today released their annual Helmet Laboratory Testing Performance Results and for the third consecutive year the VICIS ZERO1 helmet earned the No. 1 ranking.

Class Of 2019: The Most Promising Retail Concepts On The Horizon

Privé Revaux sunglasses. Celebrity-allure is a characteristic of sunglasses, but the founder of Privé Revaux wanted to make the correlation direct. He seeks the input of influential celebrities and David Schottenstein, Dave Osokow, Jamie Foxx, Ashley Benson, and Hailee Steinfeld are all co-founders. Yet the glasses, of which there are more than 100 styles, can be purchased by pretty much everyone, at a flat price of $29.95 a pair.

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Aaron Rodgers Launches $50 Million Venture Capital Fund With Roth Capital

Hydrow Announces Expansion Of Series A To $27M And Launches Nationwide Shipping To Meet Customer Demand

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Hydrow, the Live Outdoor Reality™ (LOR) rower, today announced the expansion of its Series A with additional investments from some of the most prominent names in the sports and tech industries, including Rx3 Ventures (co-founded by Greenbay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers), Wheelhouse, The Raptor Group and The Yard Ventures. Initially led in February by L Catterton, the largest and most global consumer-focused private equity firm, the additional investment brings the Series A total to $27M. The new funding will further fuel Hydrow’s growth as it begins shipping nationwide today, starting with nearly 1,000 early backers who purchased Hydrows through Indiegogo this past fall.

Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers Invests In VICIS As Part Of $28.5M Investment Round

Green Bay Packers’ quarterback Aaron Rodgers, one of the league’s best players and most visible personalities, announced late last week that he was investing in the Seattle-based startup through Rx3 Ventures. Rx3 Ventures is a new consumer-oriented venture fund out of Newport Beach, CA that focuses on lifestyle, food & beverage, media and entertainment, and sports investments.

Blast Closes $12M in financing

Blast, a company that helps people micro-save and earn money while playing the games they love, closes $12M

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