FSU College of Business welcomes Kevin Kacer (B.S. Accounting '11) who joins Todd Lazenby (MBA '95) on the executive committee.

Finance Newsletter Spring 2024

The department welcomed Todd Lazenby (MBA ’95) as new chair of the Department of Finance Advocacy Board. Lazenby succeeded Peter Jones (BS Accounting ’77), who had been chair since the board’s 2019 inception and remains on the board. Chuck Adcock (BS Finance ’97), Niki Armstrong (B.S. Finance ’03) and Kevin Kacer (B.S. Accounting ’11) joined Lazenby on the executive committe


As a result of K-2 Ventures’ continued growth and success, we are pleased to announce that Athina Filippopoulos has joined the Company as a Financial Analyst.

March 6, 2024

Athina earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from Florida Atlantic University and had several prestigious internships and jobs during her college years. She is heavily involved in Junior Achievement of Greater Miami, currently sitting on the “Young Professionals Board of Directors” as the “Chair of Events”. In her spare time, Athina is an internationally certified athlete/professional in Pickleball and Tennis, as well as a Black belt in Traditional Shotokan Karate. At K-2, Athina will focus on networking/business development, portfolio company support, investor reporting, and financial modeling/analysis. We are proud to have Athina join the K-2 team!


Foundation Software Announces Acquisition of Estimating Edge Software

JANUARY 6, 2022

STRONGSVILLE, OH and BOYNTON BEACH, FL—Foundation Software, LLC, provider of America’s #1 construction back-office solutions, has announced the acquisition of Estimating Edge, developer of The EDGE™ commercial construction estimating, project management tracking and takeoff software. This acquisition further enables Foundation to serve the construction community by providing software and services that align and strengthen contractors’ back-office operations.


Kevin Kacer, Vice President at K-2, will be featured in Top 100 Magazine for the 100 Top People in Finance edition.

June 24, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Kevin Kacer, Vice President at K-2, will be featured in Top 100 Magazine for the 100 Top People in Finance edition.

Join us in congratulating Kevin on this amazing achievement!


28th Annual Junior Achievement Golf & Tennis Invitational

May 4, 2021

K-2 Ventures was a proud sponsor of the 28th Annual Junior Achievement Golf & Tennis Invitational. Each year, South Florida’s corporate elite gather together to help raise valuable funds that provide economic education programs to over 32,000 students across Miami-Dade County.

The K-2 team is thrilled to support such a great cause!


Kevin Kacer, Principal of K-2 Ventures, currently serves on the FSU Finance Advocacy Board of Directors

April 23, 2021

Kevin Kacer, Principal of K-2 Ventures, currently serves on the FSU Finance Advocacy Board of Directors. As a member of the board, Kevin is responsible for preparing students for success in their careers while also helping in the further development of the FSU finance program. As an FSU fan since birth, this is an amazing opportunity for Kevin.

Fun Fact: Both Kevin and Mark Kacer attended FSU for their undergrad degrees.

For more information on the Department of Finance Professional Advocacy Board, visit https://business.fsu.edu/departments/ finance/professional-advocacy-board.


K-2 Ventures Advises Mark Two Engineering on Its Sale to CORE Industrial Partners.

February 02, 2021 | Business Wire

MIAMI-K-2 Venture Partners (“K-2 Ventures” or “K-2”) served as the exclusive financial advisor to Mark Two Engineering, LLC (“Mark Two”), a medical device manufacturer, in its sale to Incodema Holdings LLC (“Incodema”), a portfolio company of CORE Industrial Partners (“CORE”), a Chicago-based private equity firm.


K-2 Ventures Helps Businesses Reach Their Peak.

October 8, 2019 | Miami's Community News

An interesting new company has opened its doors in Palmetto Bay. K-2 Ventures, which was founded in 2019 by longtime Palmetto Bay residents Mark Kacer and his son Kevin Kacer, partners with owners and operators of small to mid-sized businesses. K-2 offers business owners options ranging from growth capital and minority investments to full buyouts.