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River Cities Capital Funds

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Glen Mayfield Ted Robinson


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Total investments 103
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 76
Rounds per year 3.55
Lead investments 35
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 44
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Medical
  • Medical Device
  • SaaS

River Cities Capital Funds appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1994. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Cincinnati.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the River Cities Capital Funds, startups are often financed by Osage Venture Partners, Adams Street Partners, Camber Creek. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Mutual Capital Partners, Camber Creek, Piper Jaffray. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Osage Venture Partners, Adams Street Partners, Zebra Ventures.

The high activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 28 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. This River Cities Capital Funds works on 10 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from River Cities Capital Funds is 50-100 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2015.

The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Veran Medical Technologies, Manta, Bolder Surgical Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Internet, Information Technology. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The current fund was established by Glen Mayfield, Ted Robinson. We also calculated 7 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Food Delivery
Health Care
$10M10 Jan 2023 Georgia, United States


Health Care
Medical Device
$12M27 Oct 2022 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

SPR Therapeutics

Health Care
Other Devices and Supplies
Therapeutic Devices
$37M18 Oct 2021 Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Catalyst OrthoScience

Health Care
Medical Device
$12M06 Oct 2021 Naples, Florida, United States

Checkpoint Surgical

Health Care
Medical Device
$16M24 Aug 2021 Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Standard Bariatrics

Health Care
Medical Device
$35M01 Jun 2021 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Q'Apel Medical

Health Care
Medical Device
$22M11 Feb 2021 Fremont, California, United States

FlexCare Infusion Center

Health Care
26 Oct 2020 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Endodontic Practice Partners

Health Care
30 Jun 2020 California, United States
Standard Bariatrics Secures $35M in Series B Funding to Accelerate Development and Commercialization of Their First Bariatric Surgical Platform for Sleeve Gastrectomy

– Standard Bariatrics has developed the Titan SGS™, a first-of-its-kind design that offers surgeons performing sleeve gastrectomy, the top bariatric surgical procedure for obesity disease, the industry’s longest continuous staple cutline of 23 centimeters.
– The company today announced the completion of a $35M Series B round led by U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), a Silicon Valley venture capital firm that partners with entrepreneurs to transform their ideas into world-changing companies.
– New investor River Cities Capital joins the Series A syndication investors RiverVest® Venture Partners, Hatteras Venture Partners, Queen City Angels and Emergent Medical Partners who also participated in the Series B round.

Q’Apel Medical Raises $22M in Funding

– Q’Apel Medical Raises $22M in Funding.
– The round included River Cities Capital, Soleus Capital, and incumbent investor Research Corporation Technologies (RCT).
– The new investment will be used to increase manufacturing capacity, expand product portfolio and add additional head count.


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