A  Steve Woit


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  • Early
  • Seed



  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    In 199, Steve Woit founded Riga Ventures, a venture firm that invests in media, software, and Internet businesses. Woit helped fund 02138, a magazine and website focused on the Harvard University alumni community, which was purchased by the Atlantic Media Group (publishers of the Atlantic Monthly) in 2006. He was a leading investor in Bitpipe, where he served as EVP of Sales and Marketing; the company was acquired by TechTarget for $40 million in 2004. From 1999-2013, Steve was an active member of the angel investment group CommonAngels, and formerly sat on the group's Board of Directors. Steve was also the Founding Publisher of Xconomy, a leading local news source for biopharma and technology companies in the Boston technology cluster and operating nationally in other leading technology hubs. He is also a Former Director of the BioPharma Executive Council (2013-2017), the leading peer advisory group for biotech CEOs and pharmaceutical executives in Boston (sold to Informa plc). Steve currently is the Founder and Executive Director of The BioPharma Hub, a peer group for BioPharma CEOs and senior executives (thebiopharmahub.com).

    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

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    Steve Woit


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