Saranac Lake, New York

Crua Outdoors


Founded in Ireland in 2014, the company develops technically advanced, patent pending insulated tents and related products for both the recreational and E&P markets.

Initial Contact and Pitch Session

Spring 2015 with Investor meeting July 14, 2015


$262,500 intial convertible debt deal with follow-on investment of $57,500

Job Creation and Benefits

Two employees (FTE) and is expected to grow to 3.5 FTE in 2019. To date benefits include many  intangibles - pride in seeing the company grow and gain value as its valuation has increased from just over $1 million to over $6.5 million, and the satisfaction of helping an entrepreneur succeed. The Point Positive benefits to Crua include ongoing introductions by investors to significant sales leads and potential suppliers, on-the-ground support from Point Positive staff including identification of local services, office space and more.

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Melinda L. Little, Coordinator
PO Box 1281, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Phone: (518) 354-0202