VC  RedShift Ventures

     Office Locations:

3057 Nutley Street, Suite 562
Fairfax, VA 22031-1931
Phone: 703-904-980



  • Early
  • Expansion



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology



    Formerly known as SpaceVest, RedShift Ventures has $220 million under management and invests in early and expansion stage companies. The firm is primarily interested in investing in tech transfer & spinouts from U.S. companies in communications, microelectronics and information technology, and has over 40 portfolio companies across three funds. RedShift's typical initial investment is $1-4 million, with the ability to deploy $5-10 million or more in each company over the life of an investment.

    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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    Jami Ojala Vice President of Finance
    Mark A. Frantz Venture Partner
    Richard Harris General Partner and Founder


    Portfolio companies include:

      Blue Ridge Networks
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      VBrick Systems
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