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North Coast Angel Fund

Investor type Angel Group
Founders Claiborne Rankin Todd Federman


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Total investments 84
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 57
Rounds per year 4.94
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 6
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Medical Device
  • Medical
  • Information Technology

North Coast Angel Fund is the famous VC, which was founded in 2006. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Cleveland.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 0 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This North Coast Angel Fund works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. When the investment is from North Coast Angel Fund the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the North Coast Angel Fund, startups are often financed by Rev1 Ventures, Ohio TechAngels Fund, Flashstarts. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Queen City Angels, CincyTech, Glengary Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Ohio TechAngels Fund, Allos Ventures, CincyTech.

The fund was created by Claiborne Rankin, Todd Federman. We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Juventas Therapeutics, Axuall, 3X Systems. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Life Science, Enterprise Software. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Enterprise Software
Predictive Analytics
14 Dec 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Unify Labs

Non Profit
$4M22 Jun 2022 Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Because Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence
Brand Marketing
Business Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
Retail Technology
Social Impact
$3M18 May 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Vytalize Health

Health Care
Personal Health
$47M11 Apr 2022 New Jersey, United States

Bubble Technologies, Inc.

Financial Services
Life Insurance
Property Insurance
$1M13 Jan 2022 -


Financial Services
Information Services
$1M01 Nov 2021 Ohio, Illinois, United States


$50M12 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States


Health Care
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
Information Technology
$10M01 Jul 2021 Cleveland, Ohio, United States


Consumer Research
Health Care
Market Research
$1M09 Jun 2021 Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Axuall Closes $10.4 Million Series A Financing Led by Flare Capital Partners

– Axuall, a digital professional identity network that enables healthcare providers to share their authenticated credentials and qualifications in real-time, announced that they closed $10.4m in Series A funding led by Flare Capital Partners.
– The round was led by Flare Capital Partners and includes participation from the company’s executive leadership, Intermountain Ventures, University Hospitals Ventures, MedStar Health, Epsilon Health, InHealth Ventures, AV8 Ventures, JumpStart, M25 Ventures, and North Coast Ventures.
– Capital from this financing will be used to accelerate R&D, implementations, sales, and marketing as the company grows its customer base of healthcare organizations.
– “Led by Flare Capital Partners and representing over two dozen healthcare organizations, this financing represents a ringing endorsement from the healthcare community,” said Axuall’s CEO, Charlie Lougheed.


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