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Refinery Ventures

Refinery Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Cincinnati


Refinery Ventures is the renowned VC, which was created in 2017. The the headquarters of this VC is in Cincinnati. The VC's location is in North America, United States.

The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. When a start-up has 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 4-5. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Fooji, ENGAGE Talent, Torch Leadership Labs. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Cloud Computing, Software. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 8 more industries for this fund.

The fund was established by Tim Schigel. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 3.

Refinery Ventures participates, on average, in 12 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. This fund was the most active in 2019. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019. The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. In real terms, this VC performs 30 percentage points more exits than other funds.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 4-5 participants. Aside from Refinery Ventures, start-ups are often funded by M25, Connetic Ventures, Router Ventures and 4 other funds. The most common co-investors for the fund are Grand Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, Wireframe Ventures and also 3 different VCs. The investors in the following rounds are usually Y Combinator, West, South Carolina Research Authority.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Funds Investing in Previous

M25, Connetic Ventures, Router Ventures

Funds Investing in Following

Y Combinator, West, South Carolina Research Authority

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