Idea Well Capital Partners

ABOUT US

We are hands on experts in financial, commercial and corporate development strategies crucial to business success. We are willing to contribute real effort in partnership with entrepreneurs and strategic capital to increase chances of success and strong value creation.

Kent Brown
Co-Founder & Partner

  • Leader in the Canadian climate tech sector – 20+ years C-Suite, entrepreneur, founder & investor 
  • Track record of starting, scaling & maturing sustainable companies with strong cultures, highly engaged & performing teams, and strong (2.5x-10x) investment returns
  • Operated successfully within PE ecosystem as entrepreneur-founder-CEO 
  • Raised ~$3 billion of capital
  • Strong industry, investor, Indigenous, regulatory & community relationships
  • Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People, Clean Energy Canada Innovator of the Year, Clean50 Outstanding Contributor to Clean Capitalism, Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People, Canada’s Top Energy Innovator 
  • Currently Board Chair of Canary Biofuels and VEERUM, board member of Calgary Municipal Land Corporation, mentor at the Creative Destruction Lab
  • CPA, CA 

Glen Phelps
Co-Founder & Partner

  • 25 years of experience in private equity and corporate development across diverse industries
  • Return results demonstrating skills in identifying and driving value creation opportunities
  • Strengths in deal origination, relationship building, diligence, project & corporate finance
  • Strong track record of exceptional investment returns (3x-10x) as an active private equity partner
  • Originated and acquired 2, $100 million+ businesses in construction sector
  • Partnered >$2 billion in project and corporate finance
  • MBA from the Haskayne School of Business

We Contribute Capital, Knowledge & Effort

Ideas in our Well

From our inaugural Fund 1 investment in renewable biofuels to earlier, pre-fund (Fund X) investments, we have a proven track record of working closely with management teams in meaningful ways to create significant value & help make our world more sustainable.

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