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Blue Ono Capital is a private investment firm that invests in small to mid-size businesses with owners seeking growth capital and leadership expertise.

About Us

We know how important your business is to you. Thinking about growth and leadership transition is a major decision. We seek owners who are ready for this challenge and want support from experienced investors and operators.

Blue Ono partners with owners to deliver growth capital and augment the team with new leadership. Like you, we take pride in our work and are focused on the long-term.

Our experience working in large, global companies and leading high-growth startups can bring new ideas and strategy to your company . Combined with our passion for entrepreneurship and fresh perspective, the future for your business is bright.

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Investment Criteria






Software, tech, business services, speciality trades



$5 to $50 million
in revenue



Stable cash flow

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Stephen Koza, Managing Partner

Stephen is an entrepreneur, investor and startup executive.


Prior to founding Blue Ono, Stephen built new businesses inside two successful Silicon Valley technology companies: Samsara, a recent-IPO industrial software startup; and Meraki, a $3B division of Cisco. There he grew a business from inception to $400M in annual sales. He's also an active advisor to early-stage startups.


Stephen has worked internationally and led teams responsible for delivering over $1B in revenue. He is passionate about bringing his experience to thriving SMBs and investing his energy with passionate teams.

Stephen lives in San Rafael, CA with his wife and 1-year old son.

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