VC  River Cities Capital Funds

     Office Locations:

221 East Fourth Street, Suite 2400
Cincinnati, OH 45202-4151
Phone: 513-621-9700

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  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth



  • Business Services
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device
  • Software & Internet



    Founded 1994, River Cities Capital Funds has been investing in the Midwest and Southeastern United States for 14 years and currently has nearly $500 million under management. Following the success of the debut fund, the partners raised $90 million for Fund II in 1999 and $137 million for Fund III in 2001. Fund IV closed in March 2008 with $120 million to invest. River Cities invests primarily in high growth Information Technology and Healthcare companies that leverage technology to make their customers' businesses or products/services better, faster, or less expensive. Within IT and healthcare, the business models that make up the River Cities portfolio generally fall into one of four sub-categories: Software as a Service; Enterprise or Infrastructure Software; Business Process Outsourcing; and Devices. The firm invests primarily in expansion stage opportunities with revenues in the $5 million to $15 million range.



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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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    Adam Midkiff Principal
    Adrienne Vannarsdall Chief Financial Officer
    Britney Hamberg Director
    Daniel T. Fleming Managing Director
    Edward C. McCarthy Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      ABT Molecular Imaging
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      Bardy Diagnostics
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      Bolder Surgical
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      Building Engines
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      Continuity Control
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      Label Insight
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      Lattice Engines
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      Reveal Mobile

      SIM Partners
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      Veran Medical Technologies
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