The Ohio Capital Fund ("TOCF") is a "fund of funds" investing in venture capital funds that have targeted Ohio early stage companies as part of their investment strategy. Criteria for fund selection include performance potential, portfolio composition and commitment to invest into seed and/or early stage companies located in Ohio. All selected funds undergo an extensive review and diligence process.
The Ohio Capital Fund portfolio includes underlying funds managed by the following venture capital firms:
A venture capital fund, with offices in Cincinnati and Indianapolis that invests in early-stage companies in high-growth sectors, namely software and technology-enabled business services, specialty healthcare providers, later-stage medical devices and diagnostics, and advanced manufacturing. Allos typically invests only in these early-stage companies based in the Midwest.
With an office in Cleveland, Arsenal’s primary sectors of interest are communication/information technology, power and energy and environmental/industrial technologies. Arsenal invests at the intersection of the commercial and defense markets, leveraging a unique relationship with the Department of Defense.
A venture fund investing in healthcare, business services, and media/communications sectors. The Fund’s focus is to invest in under-ventured Middle America, primarily in Midwestern and Southern United States, including Ohio.
A venture fund, based in Cleveland, Ohio focused on seed and early stage investments in Northeast Ohio’s most promising industry clusters, including health care, information technology and advanced materials.
Headquartered in New Jersey, Edison has established an Ohio presence with an office in Cleveland. Edison Ventures provides capital and value-added services to companies in the early-growth stages. The fund’s industry specialties include financial technology, healthcare IT, enterprise 2.0, interactive marketing and ecommerce.
The Emerging Market Fund (EMF) provides capital and connections to diverse, young, Ohio-based companies and has a focus on investing in very high potential, high growth tech-based companies owned by minority, women and inner-city-based entrepreneurs. EMF is based in Cleveland and housed at Jumpstart.
A venture capital fund investing in enterprise or infrastructure software, software as a service, business process outsourcing and medical device companies located primarily in the Midwest and Southeast United States.