Headquartered in Connecticut, TK Ventures specializes in finding and vetting investment opportunities that span start-ups, young franchises and thriving national businesses.
Founded and led by Managing Partners Twan and Karen Bentlage, TK Ventures brings more than thirty years of expertise in investment strategy and trend-watching. The Bentlages are disciplined risk takers, always looking for the next provocative venture or collaborative partnership.
They balance their passion for new ventures with financial precision.
1985 Founded Future Industries of America
1995 t.k, inc established
2009 Began operations as area developers of european wax center
Acquired area development rights in RI and CT.
Area Development extended: NH, VT, ME, MA, and New York (NYC, Bronx, Upstate)
2010 Acquired and opened Massage Envy franchise location
2010 ACQUIRED and opened european wax center location
Opened 9 locations between 2010- 2013 (currently operating 8 locations)