JumpStart Ventures

Empowering visionary founders to go further, faster.


Empowering visionary founders to go further, faster.

Backing bold startups.

JumpStart Ventures deploys Pre-Seed, Seed and Series A funding to tech startups as they move through critical phases of development. With more than $140M under management across multiple funds, we invest in high-potential, early-stage startups throughout Ohio and the Midwest.

We have invested in more than 140 technology startups, focusing in areas such as software, healthcare IT, biotechnology and more. By surrounding founding teams with expertise and resources beyond capital, we help them navigate each stage of growth. That’s why our fund performance is among the top quartile of pre-seed and seed funds nationwide.

Partnering for growth.

We partner with VCs and corporations across the country to co-invest in high potential startups, generating more than 2.5X returns-to-date.

Our portfolio companies have raised $1.5B in follow-on funding through our network of more than 100 active VC and CVC partners.

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