Rochester Institute of Technology Venture Fund Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 4
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 19
  • Portfolio
  • 13
  • Exits
  • 6
Exits

Rochester Institute of Technology Venture Fund General Information

Description

Founded in 2012, Rochester Institute of Technology Venture Fund is a corporate venture capital arm of Rochester Institute of Technology Endowment based in Rochester, New York. The firm seeks to invest in robotics, cybersecurity, fintech, telecom, cleantech, machine learning, and manufacturing sectors.

Contact Information

Year Founded
2012
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Accelerator/Incubator
Primary Office
  • One Lomb Memorial Drive
  • Rochester, NY 14623
  • United States
+1 (585) 000-0000

Rochester Institute of Technology Venture Fund Investments (19)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Council Rock 04-Mar-2021 Later Stage VC 000 Wireless Communications Equipment Generating Revenue
00000000 19-Feb-2021 00000 00000 00.00 Alternative Energy Equipment Generating Revenue
0000000 000000 24-Apr-2020 0000 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
0000 01-Nov-2019 00000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
0000000 14-Aug-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Personal Products Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
000000 13-Mar-2017 00000 00000 00000 Machinery (B2B) Out of Business
00000000000 28-Dec-2016 00000 00000 0000 Communication Software Out of Business
000000 0000000000 08-Dec-2016 000000000000 0000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue
Dan & Gary Games 21-Nov-2016 Early Stage VC Entertainment Software Generating Revenue
Viggi Kids 08-Aug-2016 Early Stage VC 00000 Other Consumer Durables Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
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Rochester Institute of Technology Venture Fund Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Sensor Films 02-Jan-2020 Merger/Acquisition
0000000000 07-Nov-2019 000 00 00000000
000000 01-Sep-2019 000 00 00000000
00000000000 01-Aug-2019 000 00 00000000
eRelevance 15-Apr-2019 Out of Business
IMSWorkX 19-Dec-2018 Merger/Acquisition
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Rochester Institute of Technology Venture Fund Team (12)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Daniel Tessoni Principal Rochester, NY
James Watters Ph.D Chief Investment Officer 0 0 Rochester, NY
Greg Van Laeken Investment Manager Rochester, NY
Ross Koenig Senior Investment Manager Rochester, NY
Chester Watson Member of Advisory Committee Rochester, NY
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Rochester Institute of Technology Venture Fund Co-Investors (15)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Jason Robins 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Launch Fund 0 Series chart Industry bar
Motorola Solutions 0 Series chart Industry bar
Precursor Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Scott Fogarty 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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