Venture Capital & Expertise
for Early-Stage Companies

Areas of Interest:  SaaS, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence,
Machine Learning, MedTech

Our Portfolio

Top Emerging Manager in the US
Driving Year-over-Year Revenue Growth


Market Value Created

Partners have been involved in 13 exits ranging from $100 million to over $1 billion; creating cumulative market value in excess of $10 billion.



We select our investments from the top 5 to 10% of all Ohio emerging growth companies.


Capital Leverage

Over $12 in capital is co-invested for every $1 invested by OIF. A majority of which comes from investment firms based outside of Ohio.


Companies Met

Our experience, alone, is a resource. We aim to help Ohio companies through meetings, introductions, referrals & general advising.

Our portfolio companies are driving growth across the U.S. and internationally.  Here are just a few customers that our companies serve:


We are Focused on Growth & Impact

The Ohio Innovation Fund is driving growth in the Ohio entrepreneurial ecosystem. We are bridging the gap between Silicon Valley and the Midwest by amplifying our companies’ access to capital and experienced talent, while redefining growth expectations among our founders and CEOs. We are committed to supporting the next generation of groundbreaking technologies, companies, and industries; right here in Ohio.

Where We've Been

Our partners are leveraging a history of success in multiple industries to drive growth for our portfolio companies. Here is a list of our successful acquisitions, IPOs, and acquiring partners.

Where We're Going

Our portfolio companies are being recognized as industry leaders and are partnering with top companies in their fields.

Ohio Innovation Fund Portfolio Buzz

Making Impressions, Sharing Expertise: October 15, 2018 Portfolio Update | October 15, 2018

OIF Portfolio Companies Take Home Awards & Present at Conferences

When industry groups are looking for fast-rising companies to recognize, and when organizers of important conferences seek experts in their fields to help inform attendees, they look to the Ohio Innovation Fund’s portfolio companies. As you read on, you’ll see how portfolio companies Eccrine Systems, Inc., Global Cooling and ConnXus are making a difference in their industries – and gaining renown for it.

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The Ohio Innovation Fund has been instrumental to our success, providing both specific help in
terms of customer introductions and industry advisors as well as general guidance in growing our

- Rick Arlow, CEO Complion

What is it like to work with OIF? Hear it from our Portfolio Companies: