Early-stage Impact Investing In High-potential Ohio-based Tech Startups

JumpStart Ventures partners with investors and corporate partners to help high-growth tech startups drive economic impact in Ohio while achieving top-quartile venture returns.

Empowering Investors To Invest Boldy, Impactfully

Under Management Across Our Funds
Portfolio Companies
Return To Date on First Vintage
Co-Invested Partners Nationally
Core Funds
Years Of Growing Ohio’s Tech Ecosystem

JumpStart’s exits have returned 3X invested capital across our first vintage funds.

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Our Partnerships Enable Us To Transform Businesses And Communities

We work directly with co-investors and corporate innovation partners to provide capital, connections and market opportunities to our high-growth portfolio companies. In turn, our partners and investors can access these emerging technologies to accelerate internal innovation, solve pain points and generate new revenue streams.

Our partners share our mission for driving growth and economic impact in our communities by harnessing the power of our region’s financial, intellectual and social capital.


in follow-on funding from co-investors


Diversity among portfolio founders

Our Funds Grow Companies
From Seed To Series A

We offer a continuum of capital across multiple funds to grow high-potential startups with early-stage venture capital throughout Ohio and the Midwest.

JumpStart Evergreen Fund

Our Evergreen Fund invests in high-potential tech companies located in Ohio. Technology focus areas include B2B software and healthcare.

JumpStart Focus Fund

Our Focus Fund invests in high-potential tech companies led by Black, Latino and female entrepreneurs located in Ohio. Technology focus areas include B2B software and healthcare.

JumpStart HC Collaboration Fund

Our Healthcare Collaboration Fund, jointly managed by JumpStart and University Hospital Ventures, invests in high-potential healthcare tech companies located in Ohio.

JumpStart Next Fund

Our NEXT Fund invests in high-potential technology companies located in Ohio and neighboring states. Technology focus areas include B2B software and healthcare.

JumpStart Next 2 Fund

Our NEXT II fund is a late seed/Series A fund making investments in early-stage Ohio and Midwest technology startups.

Attracting Capital From Across The Country

JumpStart Ventures has built a network of more than 100 active VC and CVC partners to enable our portfolio companies to raise follow-on capital at each stage of their evolution. Co-invest with us and you’ll be in fine company.