Independence Square is the city center of Charlotte, North Carolina, our home and headquarters. Like those early founders who innovated and built our city, Independence Square Capital is singularly focused on helping leading companies grow and succeed.


Experienced Investors

Since our founding in 2011, ISC has invested in, operated and exited multiple businesses achieving significant returns on capital.

Skin in the Game

Significant portions of our acquisition capital structures are funded by our partners’ own money. We are not a search fund.


Committed capital allows for quick decision-making; we understand time is valuable.

Patient Owners

We have the experience and patience to operate businesses through economic cycles.

Growth Focused

We seek opportunities that allow us to utilize our operational strengths to drive significant growth.


Revenue: up to $25 million
Owner cash flow: ~$1 – $2 million
Prefer SBA eligible
Predictable and recurring cash flow


Scalable businesses
Sustainable growth
Defensible market positions
Diversified customer base


Ownership: control, preferably 100%
Geography: U.S. Southeast or virtual
Management buyouts
Family businesses
No start ups

Current Investments

Provider of web development, search engine optimization and digital marketing services.

Payment gateway provider focusing on private label gateway for ISOs /MSPs.

Devgro Payments Logo

Distributor of biocides / preservatives used in various industrial applications.

Exited Investments

Ryktr is an iPhone based football app that calculates in-game win probabilities on a play-by-play basis.
Exited: 2015

Franchised discount hair salons. Owned development agreement and salons for Charlotte Metropolitan Standard Area.
Exited: 2017

Indoor play spaces for children including inflatables, arcade games, slides & concessions. Invested in 4 distressed Charlotte metro-area locations. Turned around operations through consistent focus on superior customer service experience.
Exited: 2015

Business Services

Payment Processors
Marketing / Advertising
Commercial Printing
Specialized B2B service providers
Educational Services


Managed Service Providers
IT Staffing
Health IT
Mobile Development
Web Development
Digital Marketing
Social Media Applications
Internet Resellers

Darryl Stangry

  • Over 15 years of finance and technology experience
  • Technology and Services Investment Banking at Wachovia / Wells Fargo Securities. Focused on Payments and Financial Technology
  • Director at Jefferies & Co. Investment Banking
  • BS, MS, JD from University of Florida

Veersen R Ghatge

  • Over 15 years of finance and technology experience
  • Tech, Media & Telecom Investment Banking at Wachovia / Wells Fargo Securities.
  • Software Engineer / Technology Manager at Bank of America and FundTech
  • MBA Finance from New York University
    MS Computer Science from Binghamton University
    BE Computer Engineering from University of Pune

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