6 Series A Investors in OH

Sometimes you should prioritize investors in your own state before searching outside state lines. Investors like backing local talent, and your odds of securing funding are higher from local investors than they are from investors outside of your state. Here are 6 investors based in Ohio that invest at Series A.

1) Alexis Alston

  • Fund: Lightship Capital
  • Title: Senior Associate
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AI, Clean Tech, Digital Health and Wellness, E-Commerce, Consumer, Social Impact

2) Amelia Gandara

  • Fund: Nationwide Ventures
  • Title: Partner
  • Location: Columbus, OH
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AI, Agriculture Tech, Fintech, Insurtech

3) Josh Balicki

  • Fund: Nationwide
  • Title: Senior Associate at Nationwide Ventures
  • Location: Columbus, OH
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Fintech, Insurtech

4) Liz Todia

  • Fund: Mutual Capital Partners
  • Title: Principal
  • Location: Cleveland, OH
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Marketing, AI, Internet of Things, Fintech, Insurtech

5) Patrick Bailey

  • Fund: 412 Venture Fund LP
  • Title: Director of Platform
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, AR/VR, Art, Cosmetics, Internet of Things, Cannabis, Clean Tech, Fashion, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Government Tech, Recruiting, Hospitality, DEI, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Food Services, Robotics, Sales Tech, Sex, Social Impact, Space, Transportation, Travel, Other

6) Ryan Leeper

  • Fund: Nationwide
  • Title: Associate – Nationwide Ventures
  • Location: Columbus, OH
  • Stages: Series A, Series B, Seed
  • Sectors: Agriculture Tech, AI, Cybersecurity, Fintech, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Marketplaces, Transportation

Hopefully this list helps you find more local investors that invest in companies at your stage. If you’re looking to pitch these investors + the rest of the Confluence.VC investor network, make sure to check out Commonapp.VC