VC  Drive Capital

http://drivecap.com





     Office Locations:

448 West Nationwide Blvd., Loft 100
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-257-8243

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

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

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    Description:

    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.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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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
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    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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    Chris Olsen Partner
    Mark D. Kvamme Partner

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      10/28/2017


      Beam Dental


      OH


      $5,500,000


      Series B


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Avenue 81 DBA LeadPages
        web link


      Aver Informatics
        web link


      Beam Dental
        web link


      Beam Technologies
        web link


      Channel IQ
        web link


      Clinc
        web link


      CrossChx


      Duolingo
        web link


      FarmLogs/ AgriSight, Inc.
        web link


      Immuta
        web link


      Notion AI
        web link


      NoWait
        web link


      Roadtrippers
        web link


      Roadtripprs
        web link


      Udacity
        web link


      When I Work
        web link


     

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