Ohio TechAngels Funds are a group of for-profit investor funds that invest in highly promising early stage Ohio-based C-Corporations in IT, advanced materials, and life sciences. More than 340 high net-worth accredited investors contribute to the funds. The Ohio Third Frontier Program has provided critical matching funds and other support. Additionally, OTAF also has a strong network of collaborators and partners.
The strengths of the OTAF include:
•Depth and breadth of Members’ business acumen and roles as entrepreneurs and industry leaders
•Early stage company experience of the OTAF Management Team
•Market segment expertise of OTAF partners and collaborators
•OTAF due diligence and investment decision model
•Ability for those companies in Central Ohio to engage with TechColumbus and receive access to free coaching & advising services, Expert Network in-kind donated professional services, and other venture development resources