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Brookside Capital: Growth Services for Agriculture and CleanTech Entrepreneurs

About Us

At Brookside Capital, we see hundreds of innovative technologies centered on clean technology, agriculture, water and renewable energy as a result of our region's rich natural resources and technology development expertise.   With years of experience in helping start-up companies, we have the right approach to working with technology entrepreneurs and investors.  Our knowledge and expertise helps take an inventor's inspiration and launch it into a profitable venture.

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David Forsee


David A. Forsee is the president and founder of Brookside Capital LLC, an advisory firm providing business development services, primarily to technology companies in the Midwest and Rocky Mountain regions, with a focus on clean technology,water, renewable energy and agriculture.  Forsee's role in company launch and technology development has included advising, evaluating and investing in companies as diverse as a leader in advanced electric vehicle battery management systems to a global leader in  photosynthetic biological enhancements for increased crop production.


Mr. Forsee has operating experience as founder and executive at multiple technology venture backed companies, including FarmLink, and was previously an executive with Child Health Corporation and Baxter Healthcare. 

He has a MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from the University of Missouri; he is a CPA.  Forsee was a Board member of the Heart of America Boy Scouts of America and previously served as vice-chairman of the Enterprise Center of Johnson County, the largest business incubator in the Kansas City area, and was on the board and executive committee of the YMCA of the Kansas City region. He was an Executive in Residence at the University of Missouri.

Powerful Collaborations

Investments & Advisory Portfolio

Tech Accel

Ion Inject Technology

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Powerful Collaborations

Investments & Advisory Portfolio

Spear Power Systems    Spear is a leader in battery solutions for Directed Energy, Unmanned Vehicles, Electric Aircraft, and Satellite Delivery segments. 

December 2021 Sensata Acquires Spear Power Systems 2021


Tech Acceleration Partners  Tech Accel uses breakthrough science to accelerate sustainable innovations to market in agriculture, animal health and food technology.


PayIt PayIt’s technology for government enables agencies to digitize their licensing and permitting processes for new licenses and permits applications, renewals and payments.
March 2019   
$100 million + Transaction with Insight Partners

M.A. Energy - Acquired by Koppers
Now Koppers Recovery
Koppers Recovery's driving purpose is to find the best wood disposal option for your company, one that strikes a true balance between cost and sustainability.


Celerity Enterprises
Celerity Enterprises is a SaaS platform that provides solutions to companies utilizing Special Pricing Agreements. The company was founded in 2020 with first funding in 2021.


Rockies Venture Fund
Rockies Venture's is an active Angel group, with over 30 investments in the last 2 years. Alongside Rockies Venture Club, is Rockies Venture Fund I.



Leawood Venture Capital 
Leawood Venture Capital invests in companies where the team has extensive market and technology expertise and can contribute to the success of the portfolios.  With deep roots on both coasts, the team has strong relationships across the country and accesses the best deals from the national centers of technology excellence.  Founded by successful founders and experienced business operators, Leawood Venture Capital has raised multiple funds and invested in dozens of successful portfolio companies.

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