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44 Best Ohio Venture Capital Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Ohio based Venture Capital companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Venture Capital industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Ohio Venture Capital Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

UNITED BANCORP

UNITED BANCORP

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UNITED BANCORP is engaged in the commercial banking business.

Converge Ventures

Converge Ventures

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Converge Ventures harnesses the power of public-private partnerships to develop and market cutting-edge products.

Converge Ventures

RPM International

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RPM International Inc. is a multinational holding company with subsidiaries that manufacture and market high-performance coatings.

Converge Ventures

LOUD Capital

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LOUD Capital is a venture capital and alternative investment firm

Converge Ventures

Victory Capital

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Victory Capital is a multi-boutique asset manager with nine investment franchises, each with an independent approach.

Converge Ventures

LD Holdings

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LD Holdings is a financial services company that specializes in the fields of finance, banking, and financial services.

Converge Ventures

SunDown RunDown Group

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SunDown RunDown hosts monthly business pitch events for entrepreneurs, classes, workshops, mentors, and access to capital

Converge Ventures

The Park National Bank

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The Park National Bank is a financial services company in Central Ohio.

Converge Ventures

Reach Ventures

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Reach Ventures is a business accelerator focused on big data.

Converge Ventures

Rockfish

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Rockfish is a full-service digital ad agency that provides online reputation, search, social media strategy, website and mobile/tablet apps.

Converge Ventures

Blue Amber Ventures

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Blue Amber Ventures is a venture capital firm.

Converge Ventures

The Reserve Group

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The Reserve Group is a family based private equity firm that focuses on managing and growing companies.

Converge Ventures

Meeder Investment Management

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Meeder Investment Management is an investment banking company that offers Cash Management services.

Converge Ventures

Crane Group

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Crane Group is a holding and management company that partners with businesses and investors that demonstrate sustainable growth.

Converge Ventures

First Federal Bank of the Midwest

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First Federal Bank of the Midwest provides personal and business banking services.

Converge Ventures

Pension Advisors

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Pension Advisors is a financial services company specializing in investment and wealth advisory services.

Converge Ventures

Residential Bancorp

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Residential Bancorp is a financial services company that provides FHA Direct Endorsement and VA mortgage lending services.

Converge Ventures

The Commercial & Savings Bank

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Northwest Bank & Trust Company is a banking firm providing banking, mortgage, and investment services.

Converge Ventures

First Defiance Financial Corporation

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First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: FDEF) is a community banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Defiance, Ohio

Converge Ventures

Bratenahl Capital Partners

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Bratenahl Capital Partners is a private equity firm that offers a range of asset & investment management services for starting up projects.

Converge Ventures

Tycho Ventures LLC

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Tycho Ventures, a venture capital firm, invests in consumer based companies operating in innovative ways

Converge Ventures

First Federal Savings

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First Federal Savings is a bank providing construction loans and deposit services.

Converge Ventures

Akron Fusion Ventures

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Akron Fusion Ventures is a venture capital fund that connects coastal ecosystems with an investment strategy.

Converge Ventures

Checksmart

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Checksmart is a financial services company in Arizona, Florida, Indiana, and Kansas.

Converge Ventures

Jeff Christian and Co

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Jeff Christian is a talent equity firm that creates tools and solutions to develop new leaders for enterprises.

Converge Ventures

Endeavor Forward

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Endeavor Forward is a VC-powered business incubator program that supports entrepreneurs

Converge Ventures

Blue Loop Capital

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Blue Loop Capital is an investment firm that specializes in venture capital and acquisition services.

Converge Ventures

Realm Capital

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Online VC equity crowdfunding platform that invest in underrepresented founders in tech using opportunity zone funding.

Converge Ventures

American Midwest Mortgage

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American Midwest Mortgage is an online direct lending and loans firm.

Converge Ventures

The C.M. Paula Company

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The C M Paula Company is a holding company the offers venture capitalist services and investments in a range of business ventures.

Converge Ventures

Ariel Ventures

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Ariel Ventures provides finance, tax, IT & business advisory services to renewable energy, real estate & economic development projects.

Converge Ventures

RiverCap

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RiverCap is an investment firm headquartered in Rocky River, Ohio.

Converge Ventures

Spero-Smith

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Spero-Smith Investment Advisers, Inc. is an independent, fee-only investment management firm.

Converge Ventures

The First Citizens National Bank

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The First Citizens National Bank is a bank specializing in consumer loans and deposit accounts facilities.

Converge Ventures

SPORTSWA GROUP

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Consulting Firm

Converge Ventures

Andover Bank

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Andover Bank is a bank that specializes in mortgage loan and community banking services.

Converge Ventures

Fund for Our Economic Future

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Venture philanthropic collaborative

Converge Ventures

Hunter Valley Company

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Hunter Valley Company is a holding company that focuses on acquiring and building lower middle-market companies.

Converge Ventures

U.S. Bank Arena

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U.S. Bank Arena is an events services company specializing in indoor arena event services.

Converge Ventures

VentureVilla Inc.

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At VentureVilla Inc. we are helping German Startup Entrepreneurs to build US companies.

Converge Ventures

Tungsten Capital Partners

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Tungsten Capital Partners is a business services sector industry that acquires small to medium-sized manufacturing companies.

Converge Ventures

Energy Capital Funding Group

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Energy Capital Funding Group offers venture capital & funding services for the development of projects, green energy, real estate & medical.

Converge Ventures

paul-lawrence associates

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paul-lawrence associates and highbridge associates are uniquely integrated human capital services firms with a progressive approach.

Converge Ventures

Meehan Mutual Fund, Inc.

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Meehan Mutual Fund, Inc. is a no loan fund focusing on long term growth in capital.

Written by Mark Smith

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