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Sallyport Investments was founded by Doug Foshee in 2012 to provide capital and leadership to companies, with a primary focus in the energy industry. We endeavor to be value-adding partners to the companies in which we invest, working side-by-side with our management teams to create great businesses and long-term value.

Our team has broad experience in finance and operations across numerous sectors in which we invest. Our desire is first to help build great businesses by partnering with great management teams. By doing this, and staying focused on long-term value creation, we will create superior investment returns and thereby allow us to achieve our own financial and philanthropic goals.

"And the men who hold high places, should be the ones to start, to mold a
new reality, closer to the heart….."

- Neil Peart


Sallyport Investments provides capital and expertise to a broad array of companies in a variety of sectors

Oil field service companies in which we have invested:

Tally Energy Services

Bringing decades of industry leadership together to build, through acquisition and active management; a leading oilfield services company.

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Rig Up

Connecting operators with service providers through a common goal of effective, efficient, and safe operations.

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Midstream companies in which we have invested:


AI & IoT powered by quality intelligence for oil & gas blending, logistics & trading.

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A full slate of midstream oil and gas services including gathering, treating, gas processing, fractionation and pipeline transportation of natural gas, natural gas liquids, condensate and crude oil.

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Realized Investments

GHI Energy

An energy service provider focused primarily on the provision of renewable and low-carbon transportation fuels to commercial users.

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Remote Operations Center

Providing world class, cost-effective control room operations for small and medium-sized pipeline operators.

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Finance companies in which we have invested:

Sallyport Commercial Finance

Over 49 years of collective experience in helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses by turning their invoices and assets into cash. Our team is ready to tailor a working capital solution for you.

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Other companies in which we have invested:


A private equity and advisory firm focused on the commercial real estate sector, providing advisory services and long-term growth capital to real estate operating companies.

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Clip Money

Clip Money is the Open Financial Services Platform Built for Retail.

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The Guardhat ecosystem is composed of a suite of products, technologies, and features that are combined to provide specific solutions across various industries.

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Helping advisors guide clients with clear-eyed quantitative views of their portfolios, leading them to smarter investment strategies.

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The easiest, quickest, and most trusted climate disclosure and carbon management solution on the market.

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Tiff’s Treats

Bringing hot, fresh-from-the-oven desserts to hungry treat lovers everywhere.

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Developing solar energy solutions to help create more sustainable and energy independent smart cities.

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Sallyport Investments provides capital and expertise to energy companies

Supporting the education of Texans through scholarship programs and reformation.

Houstonians For Great Public Schools

HoustonGPS is committed to ensuring that all children in Houston have access to a high-quality public education.
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Good Reason Houston

We see a future where every child, in every neighborhood, excels in a world-class public school and thrives in the Houston of tomorrow.

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Leadership ISD

Our changemakers are committed to promoting educational equity at every level. Join us in finding your path to impact.

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Assisting veterans across Texas with training, leadership, and support.

NextOps Vets

NextOp provides Energy, Construction and Healthcare companies with world-class, skilled candidates and coaches them on how to be effective employees. Our mentors work with each transitioning veteran to adjust to their new roles and cultivate the necessary skills to excel in field work, increasing satisfaction and reducing turnover for these positions.

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Combined Arms

The goal of Combined Arms is to foster and perpetuate a long-standing culture of collaboration among military service organizations in the Greater Houston Area. By integrating the network, we will reduce inefficiencies in the transition process, increasing the impact veterans have in our community, and making Houston the place for veterans.

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With Honor

Our mission is to promote and advance principled, veteran leadership in public service through education/advocacy programs, grants, and charitable contributions. We support principled military veterans in the U.S. House of Representatives and help amplify their cross-partisan agenda that finds solutions for the American people.

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Helping thousands of men, women and children each year move from the streets, into jobs and safe, stable housing.

Search Homeless Services

SEARCH helps thousands of men, women, and children each year move from the streets, into jobs and safe, stable housing by offering job-readiness skills, clothing, support, and housing.

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House of Tiny Treasures

House of Tiny Treasures equips children with skills needed to self regulate, build cognitive skills, and problem solve.

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The Way Home

The Way Home is the collaborative model to prevent and end homelessness in Houston and surrounding areas.

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Additional knowledge and resources.

Houston Endowment

Houston Endowment supports non-profit organizations and educational institutions that produce and maximize enduring benefits for the people of the greater Houston area.

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Children's Museum of Houston

The Children's Museum of Houston transforms communities through innovative, children-centered learning from birth to 12 years of age.

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Navitas Midstream Partners Awarded Safety from GPA Midstream Association

The GPA Midstream Association and affiliated midstream suppliers association GPSA announce midstream industry safety award recipients for their outstanding 2019 safety performances.

Midstream Connect: A Place That Protects Pipelines And Profits

How will the regulatory environment change in the next six months to a year? “We hear a lot from customers that are really looking for help,” said Louis Krannich, CEO of Remote Operations Center (ROC). His clients seek solutions for compliance with a host of federal and state pipeline safety regulations. How can a midstream company afford to protect both its assets and its profit margins? That’s the question that Midstream Connect explores in this month’s segment.

HISD trustees vote to keep Lathan as interim superintendent

Houston ISD trustees formally voted Thursday to reinstate Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan and take steps toward repairing their fractured relationship after an acrimonious meeting last week marred by personal attacks and a covert move to replace Lathan.

NextOp Vets

Recognized for its philanthropic contributions, NextOp was awarded a 2018 Lighting the Way Award and $75,000 grant by the SunTrust Foundation .The SunTrust Foundation’s Lighting the Way Awards recognizes select nonprofit organizations that strengthen their local communities through programs that help people better their circumstances and gain financial confidence.

Development of Distinction Awards

Winners revealed for ULI Houston's annual awards Sawyer Yards, The Headquarters, Avenida Houston, SEARCH’s House of Tiny Treasures and Levy Park were recognized as Houston’s most compelling and innovative real estate projects at the Jan. 30 event held at The Astorian, according to a press release.

28 Houston area companies make Aggie 100 list

Houston made a strong showing on the Aggie 100 list of fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in 2019, with SIA Solutions earning the top spot. The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship, part of Mays Business School at Texas A&M University, presented the winners Friday at a private ceremony and dinner at the Hall of Champions on campus in College Station.

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