Private EquityPortfolio Companies

LocationMerrillville, Indiana

Mielle OrganicsConsumer

  • Year Invested2021
  • Investment TypeGrowth Capital
  • Year Realized2023
  • Type of SaleStrategic Buyer

Mielle Organics is a natural haircare and beauty brand focused on providing innovative, natural products for the textured hair category and historically underserved customers. Founded in 2014 by Monique and Melvin Rodriguez, who continue to lead the company, Mielle’s mission is to educate, empower, and excite its customers and the broader community. The company’s community initiatives include programs like More Than a Strand, which seeks to strengthen the bond between mothers, daughters, and young girls across the United States, Caribbean, and Africa. Mielle’s products are sold across the United States at major retailers such as Target and Sally Beauty, independent beauty supply stores, internationally in Europe and Africa, and online at and Amazon.

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