Rocket Ventures

Rocket Ventures

Rocket Ventures is a Toledo, Ohio based venture capital firm investing in Northwest Ohio technology-based companies.

Rocket Ventures is a Toledo, Ohio based venture capital firm. They invest in Northwest Ohio technology-based companies. For portfolio companies, Rocket Ventures offers capital and commercialization assistance.

Founded in 2007, Rocket Ventures raised $7.5 million of private funds from private investors in Ohio and a further $6 million State of Ohio Third Frontier grant.

Investment

Rocket Ventures has made investments in Active Network, Integrated Materials, Aquablok, Mithridion, ADS Biotechnology, Advanced Battery Concepts, InnerApps, DocuSphere, Roost, Satelytics, Venture Med Group, Beyond Software, and Tour de Force.

They exited their investment Tour De Force, DocuSphere, Active Network, Senforce Technologies and Integrated Materials.

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Ben Trumbull

Fund Manager

Blake Culver

Director of Business Analytics

Dan Slifko

Chief Operating Officer

Dave Dorner

Director of Business Development

David Slaughter

Finance/Marketing Analyst

Jeff Bleamsley

Entrepreneur in Residence

John Pletz

Senior Analyst

Jon Klotz

Entrepreneur in Residence

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