Investors

Impacting society, creating change

The Ohio State startup portfolio is growing and making waves in the way the world lives. Ohio State’s startup portfolio is creating change in many industries, including healthcare, information technology, materials, transportation, agribusiness and more.

Ohio State Startup Success

Startups evolving from Ohio State technology are showing promise through success.

  • Active companies: through June 2019, there are approximately 90 active companies that have been spun out of university technology
  • Follow-on investments: Ohio State startups have raised more than $425 million in outside capital.
  • Exits: startups from the Ohio State portfolio have been acquired by global companies, including AveXis and Celenex.
Learn more about the companies in the Ohio State startup portfolio.

Ohio State Startups Catalog

The Ohio State startup portfolio is growing and making waves in the way the world lives. Ohio State’s startup portfolio is creating change in many industries, including healthcare, information technology, materials, transportation, agribusiness and more. Search our online database of current Ohio State startups or download our catalog (as of June 30, 2019). 

Contact Us

Connect with our new ventures team to learn more about investing in Ohio State startups.

Senior Director, New Ventures

Cheryl Turnbull


Manager, New Ventures

Kate Schulhaus, PhD


New Ventures Analyst

Lauren Morowit


Director, New Ventures

Zachary Ellis, Jr.


Grants & Contracts Specialist (Accelerator Awards)

Corine St. Gelais


News & Events

  • Ohio State Innovators and Innovations Recognized with BizTech Awards

    December 6, 2019

    Three organizations with roots at The Ohio State University this week were this week honored with BizTech Awards from Columbus Business First. The awards annually...

  • I-Corps@Ohio RFPs being accepted until Jan. 21

    November 22, 2019

    The deadline to apply for the I-Corps@Ohio 2020 cohort is January 21, 2020. I-Corps@Ohio is a statewide program developed to assist faculty, staff and students at...

View All