Little Engine Ventures


Transforming small business ownership

2019 Annual Meeting Opening Video

Partnership is Best

Go to Acquire


LEV acquires numerous small businesses per year.

Go to Innovate


LEV applies technology, processes and business model innovations to better serve customers.

Little Engine Ventures is a partnership of business owners.
Think Big, Act Small

We help small businesses accelerate growth and become more valuable to all stakeholders. This means taking a long term approach to compounding while implementing the most impactful next step.

  • We are business owners with significant portions of our net worth aligned with you.


Proudly Midwestern

Daryl Starr

A serial entrepreneur committed to helping founders and CEOs realize their dreams, Starr oversees capital allocation and working really hard.

Mikel Berger

A proven small business leader with a technology bent. Berger works the top of the funnels.

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