TT/I  PCI Ventures

     Office Locations:

3600 Civic Center Boulevard 9th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-898-9591



  • Seed



  • Information Technology



    PCI Ventures, a division of the Penn Center for Innovation, manages a portfolio of emerging companies based on University of Pennsylvania inventions. Through a unique hands-on company building model, called UPstart, PCI Ventures partners with faculty and staff to turn their ideas into commercial products for the benefit of the University, the Philadelphia economy and society. PCI provides a suite of products and services to incubate the development of early-stage technology-based businesses as they make their way towards commercial success. Since 2010, PCIV has worked with over 200 faculty and staff members to form and launch new companies based on selected inventions and innovative technologies.

    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
    Get the complete investment team + individual email addresses for investment team partners. Get personal images, LinkedIn links, investment specialties, office locations and more with a National Database subscription.
    Jennifer Langenberger Chief Operations Officer
    Michael D. Poisel MBA Executive Director
    Mike Dishowitz PhD Portfolio Manager


    Portfolio companies include:


    Recent News: