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

New Features, Statewide Recognition: November 15, 2018 Portfolio Update | November 15, 2018

OIF Portfolio Companies Garner Recognition & Update Products

Being a great representative of Ohio startup culture, working hard to keep employees happy, making tasks easier for customers – these are the things the Ohio Innovation Fund’s portfolio companies do to set themselves apart. Read on to see what OIF portfolio companies Wiretap, Global Cooling and DOMedia have accomplished in the opening half of November 2018 – and hope to accomplish moving forward.

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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: