Mr. Mauck is a visionary and servant leader who is redefining entrepreneurship in Aerospace, Defense, Government & Technology (ADG&T).
His deep commitment to empowering others, Jesse is a driving force behind several advancements in various industries. He directly promotes entrepreneurship through acquisition making meaningful impacts that extends beyond the boardroom. He is actively involved in philanthropic endeavors, leveraging his resources and expertise to support causes that make a difference in the lives of individuals and communities.
Whether it's advocating for equitable access in B2G or supporting initiatives that promote sustainability and stakeholder stewardship, Jesse consistently uses his influence to drive positive change.
Mr. Mauck's remarkable journey is a testament to the power of dedication, resilience, and the unwavering belief in one's ability to make a difference. Through his thought-provoking talks and mentorship, Jesse challenges conventional thinking and inspires others to embrace new ideas and seize opportunities. He inspires others to follow in his footsteps and encourage others to dream and do bigger!
Meet JESSE MAUCK
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Early on in his career he displayed multifaceted skills, great at problem solving and conviction to the tasks at hand, which allowed him to adopt to most industries. He has done everything from being a Venture Capital Judge to Guest Speak on an expert panel for International Data Engineering and Science Association (IDEAS) in front of 5000+ people.
He found his niche in defense contracting, laser focused on supporting our nation’s veterans and military customers, bringing innovation, capabilities, and a unique strategy to help solve both sides.
In late 2023, he married Katherine, a DPT, and daughter of a PHD in Education and Microbiologist. They all keep him grounded, provide support, and perspective.
“Amazon Best-selling Author” in Private Equity & Fundamental Principles of Finance.
His first book "The Acquisition Codex” - A Fast Track Guide to Closing Your First M&A Deal is currently sold in over 100+ online retail distributors worldwide including Barnes and Noble, Amazon, Walmart and others. He first published the early copies in December of 2022.
Jesse Mauck is the Director & CEO of Zigr Inc., a boutique consulting firm focused on Aerospace, Defense, Government, and Technology (ADG&T).
Over the years he has acted as franctional C-Suite Executive on multi-million dollar projects ranging from renewable energy, to technology, construction, and real estate.
7+ Years Experience in:
Project Management & Entrepreneurship
5+ Years Experience in:
Mergers & Acquisitions
Understanding complex problems that transitioning vetsface the fund solves the undervaluation of skills by strategically placing them in executive roles aligned with their military backgrounds, maximizing their expertise in projects and companies.
Unlike traditional VC, the fund leverages M&A transactions, tapping into diverse, creative financing methods and structures using seller financing, equity rolls, and earn-outs, providing a more versatile and robust investment framework compared to the limited options in traditional VC. The focus on M&A transactions mitigates risks by directing funds toward established companies with proven systems and refined business models, ensuring greater stability and sustained financial performance.
GOVFUND US LP is filed under SEC Exemption Regulation D 506(c), a Venture Capital Fund for Limited Partners (LPs) that are impact-focused Accredited Investors.
Limited Partners (LPs)
- Accredited Investors
32% IRR Target
Return of Initial Capital in 24 Months
Carried Interest +
GOVFUND US L.P.
Veterans & Operators
Match The Funds To Acquire
Companies Scale & Provide Returns
Reg D 506(c) Venture Capital Fund SEC Filing CIK#0002006790
Acquired July 2023
With the help of 3 Veterans,Teedup Inc, and Jesse Mauck through his M&A Firm, Zigr Inc., acquired Phoenix Group of Virginia Inc., a DOD contractor for $5.2m in July of 2023.
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization and a professional association that focuses on bringing together individuals and organizations from the military, defense, intelligence, and security sectors. AFCEA provides a platform for networking, collaboration, and knowledge sharing among professionals involved in communications, electronics, and information technology.
Defense Entrepreneurs Forum (DEF)
A grassroots community that brings together military personnel, defense industry professionals, and entrepreneurs who are passionate about innovation in the defense sector. DEF hosts events, workshops, and conferences focused on fostering creative thinking and disruptive ideas within the defense community.
The Honor Foundation (THF)
a career transition program for U.S. Special Operations Forces that effectively translates their elite military service to the private sector and helps create the next generation of corporate and community leaders.