Jesse Rasch Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 63

  • Portfolio
  • 33

  • Exits
  • 31


Jesse Rasch General Information


Mr. Jesse Rasch is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director at Hedgewood. He is an Angel Investor. He co-founded CareGuide. InQuent provided hosting solutions to telecommunications customers including AT&T, Comcast, Cox Communications, and Bell Canada. WebHosting.Com was one of the largest hosting companies in the world. Rasch sold the companies to AT&T. He later orchestrated a management team acquisition of InQuent from AT&T and successfully sold InQuent once more. Rasch is a past recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. He is also the founding investor of VerticalScope (TSX:FORA), which develops and acquires commerce and social communities visited by over 100 million people per month. Through his family foundation, he established, the preeminent resource for consumers and physicians to learn about plant-based nutrition. It is one of the largest non-profit healthcare sites on the Internet.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Canada

Jesse Rasch Investments (63)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Oisin Biotechnologies 12-Jul-2024 Later Stage VC 00.000 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Daily Harvest 15-Nov-2021 00000 00000 00000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Angiex 30-Aug-2021 00000 00000 0000 Drug Discovery Clinical Trials - Phase 1 00000 00000
Cinchy 26-May-2020 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
SteadyMD 02-Apr-2020 00000 00000 000 Clinics/Outpatient Services Generating Revenue
PetPlate 29-Jan-2020 00000 00000 000 Other Consumer Non-Durables Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Ready. Set. Food! 25-Jan-2020 00000 (00000 00000 Food Products Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Kettle & Fire 10-May-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Food Products Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Clearco 18-Dec-2018 Early Stage VC 0000 Specialized Finance Generating Revenue 00000 00000 04-Dec-2018 Early Stage VC 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000

Jesse Rasch Exits (31)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Figure 1 22-Feb-2024 Merger/Acquisition
Influitive 12-Jan-2024 000000000000000000
Blitzen 01-Jan-2024 000000000 00000000
Clearpath Robotics 02-Oct-2023 000000000000000000 00000
Sandstone Diagnostics 01-Apr-2023 000000000000000000
Spacelist 01-Mar-2023 000000000 00000000
Lucira Health 22-Feb-2023 0000000000: 000000
Flipp 01-Dec-2022 000000000 00000000
Sensibill 03-Oct-2022 Merger/Acquisition 00.00
Zoocasa 01-Jul-2022 Merger/Acquisition 000.00

Jesse Rasch Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

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Jesse Rasch Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jesse Rasch Angel Investor 00 Toronto, Canada

Jesse Rasch Co-Investors (57)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Keiretsu Forum 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Crosscut Ventures 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lightspeed Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Manulife Investment Management -Private Equity & Credit 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Pelion Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Jesse Rasch FAQs

  • Who is Jesse Rasch?

    Jesse Rasch is an angel Investor who has made 63 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Jesse Rasch?

    Jesse Rasch is an angel investor.

  • What does Jesse Rasch do?

    As an angel investor, Jesse Rasch invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Jesse Rasch invested in?

    Jesse Rasch has made numerous investments in companies like Oisin Biotechnologies, Daily Harvest, and Angiex within the Drug Discovery and Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure industries.

  • What has Jesse Rasch invested in recently?

    Jesse Rasch's latest investment was on 12-Jul-2024 in Oisin Biotechnologies, a company within the Drug Discovery industry.

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