VC  Drive Capital

     Office Locations:

629 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-257-8243



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    Founded late in 2012, Drive Capital invests in innovative technology, healthcare, and consumer companies in the Midwest. Drive Capital's investments will be focused on the Heartland that stretches from Pittsburgh to Kansas City to Minneapolis and back. Drive is willing to invest as little as $100K and up to tens of millions into any one entrepreneur's company. Target industries include: Technology, Technology Enabled Services, Healthcare and Consumer. Drive Capital's founding partners, Mark Kvamme and Chris Olsen, are experienced venture capitalists, and have participated in several venture capital firms prior to founding Drive Capital. The firm announced in February 2014 that it had closed its inaugural fund at $250M. 3,500 new companies met in 2018; $30 billion in exits between partners; 100+ founders partnered with; 7,000+ entrepreneurs met with.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Andy Jenks Partner
    Chris Olsen Partner
    Mark D. Kvamme Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      Avenue 81 DBA LeadPages
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      Aver Informatics
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      Beam Dental
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      Beam Technologies
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      Channel IQ
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      FarmLogs/ AgriSight, Inc.
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      Notion AI
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