Growth Investors Accelerating
Companies That Impact National Security

Showing partners the landscape of what’s possible. 


Riphean Investments is a sector-focused private equity firm based in the VA-DC corridor. We provide growth capital through early and late-stage investments to companies serving National Security.

Guided by founders and operators, our approach uses a venture studio model to provide a combination of capital and shared services across our portfolio to handle financial, business administration, and go-to-market strategies.

We align the interests of founders, investors and partners to discover and refine innovative ideas in an unprecedented capacity.

Led by Founders and Operators

We are founders and operators who have spent our careers exploring our markets to navigate successful exits. Our experience in the National Security market and in navigating successful exits uniquely positions us to accelerate the growth of businesses with powerful potential.

Years in National Security
Years in Government Contracting
Years in Cyber Technologies
Years in Private Industry Consulting

Our Companies

Unparalleled Industry Expertise

Collectively, our team has over 50 years of experience supporting industries that impact National Security. As former operators with successful exits, we have technical expertise, strong networks comprised of industry and government leaders, and a detailed understanding of where the market is going.

Working as true partners, we provide more than a capital investment. Leveraging our market knowledge, expansive network of industry leaders and technological expertise, we operate as a force multiplier for growth.

Industry Focus

  • Cybersecurity
  • Information Technology
  • Intelligence Operations
  • Homeland Security
  • Workforce Development
  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Defense

Advisory Network & Industry Partners

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