Early Stage VC Firms-Ohio


To obtain a list of early stage venture capital firms in Columbus, Ohio incuding contact information, AUM, and the firm's thesis.

Early Findings

Rev1 Ventures

  • Rev1 Ventures is located at 1275 Kinnear Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43212. The phone number is 614-487-3700.
  • Rev1 has $90 million in capital under management. AUM was not published.
  • The firm's theme is "Building great companies from disruptive ideas." Rev1's goal is to support innovators to validate their products, raise capital, build their company structure, and scale. In addition to seed and early stage funding, the firm offers startup studio and targeted resources to propel startups to success.

NCT Ventures

  • NCT Ventures is located at One Marconi Place, 274 Marconi Boulevard Suite 400, Columbus, OH 43215. The phone number is 614-794-2732.
  • NCT has $58 million in capital under management. AUM was not published.
  • The firm relies on its vast entrepreneurial experience to help "founders build great companies." It created the Ideas-to-Business model in conjunction with The Center for Entrepreneurship at The Ohio State University. The model helps innovators bring ideas to market "through a series of well-defined developmental phases."

Drive Capital

  • Drive Capital is located at 629 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215. The phone number is not published.
  • Drive has $1.1 billion in capital under management. AUM was not published.
  • The firm's thesis is to "invest in people who have the decades-long conviction necessary to solve big problems." Their goal is to partner with entrepreneurs that have big goals in order to build large sustainable companies.

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Our initial research indicates that there are seven early-stage venture capital firms located in Columbus, Ohio. We propose further research to expand upon the three firms already highlighted and complete information for the four additional firms. We will provide the name, capital under management (AUM if available), contact information with the names of 2-3 executives, examples of portfolio companies, and an overview of each company's thesis.