SOBE: MGC was one of three founders of this “New Age” beverage company. SoBe was distributed in all 50 states through over 400 distributors and was considered the fastest growing company ever in its category. The company was #1 in the Nutraceuticals food and beverage category and #2 to Snapple in the “New Age” category. The Company was sold to PepsiCo for close to $400mm.
Beverage Innovations (“BI”) affiliate was a national leader (#2) in smoothie beverages, which was sold to Hyland Partners. MGC was a key principal and board member. BI’s brands include Tropics, Fresh Blends, Earl E. Burt’s Cold Brew Coffee, and VENGA. BI worked with companies including Manitowoc, Rich’s, DOT, and EMMI.
McGovern Capital created, supervised, and negotiated the global licensing and patent enforcement program worldwide: Johnson & Johnson, Avon, Unilever, Chanel, L’Oreal, Beiersdorf and Ponds are just some of the 40+ companies that licensed Neostrata's technology. MGC was a rights-holder in the company owned by the two inventors and holders of the worldwide patents for Alpha Hydroxy Acids (“AHAs”) for use in skin care (glycolic acid and others which treat wrinkles, acne, etc.). NeoStrata/Tristrata was also the largest seller of AHAs to the ethical (dermatologists and plastic surgeons) community worldwide with distribution in approximately 80 countries. The technologies were incorporated in 40% of all global skincare products. The company was sold to Johnson & Johnson.
TRUETIVA CANNABIS SKINCARE
MGC is a principal (2 principals) in the patents holding company with several global patents governing cannabis ingredients for all skincare/cosmetic/dermatological conditions and numerous pending patents in a wide array of dermatological, other medical solutions, and beverages. MGC is in charge of the entire global commercialization and monetization program.
McGovern Capital was one of three owners of the largest manufacturer and worldwide seller of carbon filters for air and water purification. KXI had over 40 issued patents and created and supplied the initial “end of tap” filters for both P&G/PUR and Clorox/Brita. KXI invented and supplied the first refrigerator water filters, which currently is a $5 billion market. KXI developed a revolutionary nanotech microbiological water filter that incorporated anti-bacterial and anti-viral agents into its structure. KXI was acquired by Marmon Water LLC. Marmon Water LLC is part of the Marmon Group, an international association of more than 125 businesses that operate independently within diverse sectors.
THE WATER INITIATIVE
The Water Initiative’s mission was established by MGC to create enterprise-based water solutions in the underserved, lower income developing communities of the world by co-creating small-scale (point-of-use and village-level) water technologies and systems utilizing the “Base of the Pyramid” (BoP) Protocol. TWI® forged global relationships and addressed local water conditions by aggregating a portfolio of “customized” technologies which deliver economic affordability, cultural acceptance and convenient availability to village and household markets. TWI has been chosen by leading global direct sales and mining companies, as well as leading US utilities, to provide clean water solutions to homes, schools and clinics (point-of-use).
K&A Water Development LLC and K&A Water Solutions LLC create, design, sell and market water purification systems customized to the needs of its global customers. With over 50 years combined experience in the water industry, K&A provides a unique combination of knowledge, relationships, and related expertise to create and market water purification systems, particularly for homes, schools, and clinics.
US CRITICAL MATERIALS
MGC is a principal in a private rare earths exploration, development, and processing company which holds approx. 6,700 acres in Montana and Idaho across 300+ claims of the highest known levels of rare earth oxides in the US. Rare earth elements are used heavily across almost all modern technologies. The mines owned and partially analyzed are estimated to have an inferred value in excess of $50 billion.
MGC is an advisor/partner in a company that has existing international (EU and Asia) facilities that convert waste plastics and other waste into fuel through a turnkey pyrolysis system that is modular, continuous use, completely closed, and has no environmental emissions. This system creates a low sulfur/low carbon crude that is compliant with new maritime regulations. Our system has been qualified for all offtake supply by a major oil company.
MGC is a part owner in several global patent rights governing audio technology in various phone and watch devices. Our patents portfolio covers all devices which adjust sound in one's environment. MGC is one of two owners.
MGC is a partner in several eSports teams. The organization owns teams that compete in League of Legends (eSports most popular game, competing in the highest division – the Legends Championship Series), CounterStrike: Global Offensive, Overwatch, and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, as well as participating in the game Super Smash Bros. They have a strategic partnership with the Miami Heat.
RISE BREWING CO.
Rise Brewing Co. produces a nitrogen infused cold-brew coffee that is organic, non-GMO, and sustainably-sourced using purified spring water. Our products are distributed across the US and now in Europe. Rise was a pioneer in Nitro Cold Brew.
Founded in 1888, MGC is a principal in Narragansett, which is New England's 5th largest and the country's 37th largest craft brewery. It is available to 18 States and the District of Columbia.
iintoo is a social investment network, specializing in exit-oriented real estate investments. Investments go through extensive due diligence and approval processes and benefit from complete transparency and ongoing professional supervision – from start to exit.
Provider of on-demand cybersecurity services for computer networks, the leader in mid-level banking industry. MGC's interest in SilverSky was sold to Goldman Sachs and Bessemer Venture Partners.
ANGSTROM & FORBES
Angstrom produced a monthly newsletter on Nanotechnology for worldwide distribution, The Forbes/Wolfe Nanotech Report, which was the fastest growing newsletter in Forbes’ history. Currently Angstrom co-publishes the Wolfe Emerging Technologies Report with Forbes. MGC is Co-Chair of Angstrom.
Part owner in the largest appellate services company in the US, Counsel Press advises, prints and assembles appeal briefs and provides litigation support for court systems in the Northeast and the U.S. Supreme Court. Counsel Press was sold to Thomson Financial.
Prestige is a world class team of award-winning experts in the skincare space including Kevin McGovern and Les Riley, who brought alpha hydroxy acids and retinoids to the world. Prestige represents an international consortium of personal relationships with skin product formulators, corporate, government, celebrity ambassadors, and retail.
RegimenMD LLC (the "Amazon of Dermatology") offers a web-based solution for doctors to easily and efficiently sell skincare and other non-prescription health related products to their patients without the necessity of carrying inventory at their facility. With the proprietary Regimen Pro™ Network, doctors are able to run a virtual retail store from their practices without any overhead costs. All sales transactions occur on the Network and all products are shipped directly from the manufacturer to the patient’s home.
McGovern Capital is part owner of Optigenex, a dietary supplements company that develops products designed to improve immune function, increase DNA repair and decrease DNA damage. As individuals age, our bodies and DNA interact with environmental matter that can damage our DNA. Optigenex’s focus on DNA involves repairing and protecting the genetic code as a means of controlling how we look and how we feel as we age chronologically.
CLEAN COAL TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Working with SAIC, CCTI developed proprietary technologies to eliminate the “volatiles” from coal such as sulfur, mercury, nitric oxide, methane and benzene. Its patented technologies cost far less than coal scrubbing and also remove contaminants that coal scrubbing does not address.
2FIT BRANDS was created by 2 young minority women who believe a healthy lifestyle is possible the right products. 2FIT products contain clean ingredients and are plant-based, keto-friendly, certified kosher, and certified gluten-free. Feed your soul, body, and mind with what they truly deserve. MGC is a principal.
Wealthtracking is a financial data processing company providing continuous scanning for investment portfolios. Companies using its technologies instantaneously and continuously detect when undesired trends develop in securities and financial portfolios and when financial accounts and portfolios are not performing as planned, all against customized client-based parameters, enabling them to be the “First to Know”.
CHILD SCHOOL SAFETY
CSS (MGC one of 2 principals) has partnered with a leading Brazilian technology company that monitors children while traveling to and from school. We have now implemented contracts with the State of Sao Paolo amongst others.
ISRAEL PLANT SCIENCES
McGovern Capital is an owner of Israel Plant Sciences; McGovern was Chairman. IPS' subsidiaries include BreedIt Ltd., KanaboSeed Ltd., CannabiVar Ltd., and PlantExt Ltd. These subsidiaries are working on uniform seed breeding for all agricultural purposes and cutting edge drug solutions for intestinal bowel disease (IBD), addictions, and colon cancer.
INTIVA AND INTIVA BIOPHARMA
McGovern Capital is a partner in INTIVA Inc., a multi-faceted company in the cannabis industry. The Company’s primary objective is the development of cannabis-related businesses that have the potential for growth. INTIVA has operating businesses and made strategic investments in California, Colorado, Canada, and Israel. INTIVA BioPharma is pursuing the formulation of cannabinoid-based drugs for medical conditions and disorders.
PlantEXT is an early mover in medical cannabis research and development backed by advanced science and clinical studies in Israel and Canada. As an emerging global leader in medical cannabis product development, based on its research technology platform, PlantEXT is unlocking the anti-inflammatory benefits of medical cannabis. From its dedicated research laboratories in Israel, the PlantEXT research team positioned at the forefront of science-based medical cannabis product development.
WeedMD is a Health Canada Licensed Producer under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). WeedMD’s team of knowledgeable professionals are committed to providing physicians and clients the resources and guidance needed to customize the best treatment plant. WeedMD’s medical cannabis is produced in compliance with the ACMPR and all products are laboratory tested to ensure clients have access to safe and consistent products.