VC  Refinery Ventures

     Office Locations:

1311 Vine St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 401-765-1500



  • Early



  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Founded 2017, Refinery invests in early scale companies--bridging the gap and mentoring our teams between post-seed and Series A funding. Refinery invests in companies on both coasts and in the Midwest. The firm is focused on Internet of Things, HR Tech, and Digital Health. Refinery invests $1M to $2M in post-seed or Series A stage companies.



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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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    Abby Fittes Director of Operations
    Joe Otto Venture Partner
    Tim Schigel Managing Partner
    Todd Schwarzinger Venture Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series A


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Doc Halo
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      ENGAGE Talent
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