The Alley Group (TAG) is a family office that identifies, manages and operates a variety of businesses. We look to identify macro market trends, big waves, and then help companies monetize them.
Starting a company will be the hardest thing you have ever done. It can also be an absolute blast, if you do it right. Our principals have started technology companies as investors and entrepreneurs for more than 20 years.
Our founders have successfully financed, grown, acquired, sold and taken public scores of technology companies. Our co-founder Allen Alley is one of a handful of people in the world who have both served as a General Partner of a top tier venture firm and has been a founder and as CEO taken his own company public.
The Alley Group team has worked with some of the most recognizable and successful names in Oregon startups and several of the most respected venture firms in the US.
Our expertise is extremely broad from sports technology, to software-as-a-service, to display technology, manufacturing and semiconductors. If you are starting a business in the Pacific Northwest, we can help you.
It used to be that a startup could first establish themselves in the US before establishing global operations. Today, successful entrepreneurs must consider global opportunities from the start. TAG Principals have extensive global experience in Asia and Europe. They have established manufacturing, distribution and sales as well as import/export relationships.
Let's take a look at some of our recent engagements.
Direct to consumer, micro transit, sports technology and do-it-for-me are all macro waves that we are tracking at The Alley Group.
The wave of consumers buying online continues unabated, and the products they are buying are becoming increasingly complex. Even the automotive buying experience is moving online.
But what happens after the purchase is made? Who tunes, fits and trains the new customers? We believe increasingly the shop must come to you. It is easier, less expensive, more timely and appointments can be scheduled at home or at work.
The Alley Group partnered with Velofix and TAG owns and operates franchises for mobile bicycle repair and maintenance in the greater Cascades region.
Software as a service (SaaS), AI, regulatory compliance and do-it-for-me are all macro waves that lead to us working with Zapproved and Radar. We assisted management as board members and helped them successfully launch and ultimately sell the companies to large private equity firms.
If you are starting a company or have a project that you would like us to consider, contact us below.
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