CVC  State Auto Labs

     Office Locations:

518 E. Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215



  • Early



  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    State Auto Labs is a $25M corporate venture fund. State Auto Labs brings together investment and insurance expertise to grow innovations that are reinventing the insurance industry. In collaboration with Rev1 Ventures, State Auto Labs connects startups with capital, technologists and insurance industry experts.The firm's objective is to identify, become early adopters of and invest in transformative technologies and solutions. State Auto Labs is the innovation arm of the State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company. The venture fund will focus on four key areas of investment: - Technologies that connect, collect and communicate with people, vehicles, offices and homes (i.e., Internet of Things and wearables); - Data-driven innovations that improve analytics and decision-making (i.e., machine learning and artificial intelligence); - Distribution technologies that enhance both traditional and emerging channels, and provide new ways to improve customer service and add value to policyholders; - Products and operational solutions that seek to anticipate the changing needs of insurance customers, while also tapping into new markets (i.e., the sharing economy, insurance on demand, and the reinvention of claims).

    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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    Kim Garland Managing Director
    Mitchell Kemper Director
    Tom Walker CEO


    Portfolio companies include:

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