Funding For Growth

JumpStart is an active venture capital investor, deploying Seed, Pre-seed and Series A funding to tech startups as they move through critical phases of development.

We have invested in more than 130 companies and understand the unique challenges startups face. We surround founding teams with expertise and resources beyond capital, helping them navigate each stage of growth. That’s why our fund performance is among the top quartile of pre-seed and seed funds nationwide.

With more than $140M under management across multiple funds, we invest in high-potential, early-stage startups throughout Ohio and the Midwest.

Invested Together

JumpStart partners 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.

Co-Investors & Follow-On Investors

Capital Invested


Nearly $68 million invested by JumpStart into 138 portfolio companies

Active Portfolio

With more than 500 investments made into tech startups across various sectors, our portfolio is comprised of technologies ranging from biomedical and life science to software/IT and advanced materials.