Christopher Kape is a serial entrepreneur, investor and devoted philanthropist living and working in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Bachelor of Arts in Administrative and Commercial Studies, University of Western Ontario.
Masters of Business Administration, Concordia University.
A serial entrepreneur, investor and devoted philanthropist. Chris Kape has provided equity and consulting services to more than 25 companies.
In his free time, Chris enjoys staying active and is an avid runner and biker. He also volunteers at his children’s schools and sports teams.
Chris is an executive who has an eye for value and has helped many private and public businesses in various stages of their life cycle, from incubation to commercialization to maturity, including successful business exits.
Outside of his work at RMDY Brands, Chris leads JAMCO Capital, an early-stage venture capital and business consulting firm focusing on a number of industries, including gaming, high tech and wellness. He founded the company in 2001 and since that time he and his team have provided private equity and strategic advisory services to more than 25 companies.
One of Chris’ most significant business accomplishments took place in Q4 2018, when he sold Las Vegas-based Don Best Sports Corporation, the leading global supplier of real-time betting data and pricing for North American sporting events, to Scientific Games Corporation (SGI), a publicly traded corporation that provides gambling products and services to lottery and gambling organizations across the globe. The deal expanded SGI’s business-to-business sports betting offerings by adding powerful new capabilities to the company's one-stop shop for sportsbook solutions.
Chris lives by the philosophy that the experiences you gain from volunteering are just as important as the experiences you gain from running a business. As such, Christopher Kape has been active as a philanthropist for many years. His charity work, volunteer service and financial support of various initiatives has taken him around the world several times over. As someone who values international service work, Chris has organized and traveled to over 45 countries, including rural Uganda and India where he promoted literacy with various organizations like The Walking School Bus and Metowe.
Chris is also a board member and treasurer of Learning Buddies Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping struggling young children at inner-city elementary schools develop essential literacy and math skills through free, one-on-one, after school tutoring programs.
In addition, Chris is an avid runner and biker. Throughout the years, he has completed many Ride to Conquer Cancer events, GranFondo Biking Events, Marathons and half marathons and other similar events, raising money for charity wherever he can.