At North Coast Angel Fund our mission is to accelerate technology startup success and improve the state of early-stage funding in Ohio. By bringing increased discipline, structure, and effectiveness to the region’s angel investing community, we seek to create a more accessible and flexible capital environment in which the region’s best and brightest entrepreneurs can prosper.
  • 2 angel funds
  • 180+ individual investors
  • $30M invested in 37 portfolio companies
  • $250M subsequently invested by over 30 VCs, banks and strategic partners
  • 600 portfolio company employees dedicated to building great companies in Northeast Ohio and across the state
  • CEO Insights
    Keith JohnsonPetbrosia
    Working with the NCAF team has extended well beyond the initial investment.  They have a breadth of experience that has proven to be extremely helpful as we've faced both strategic opportunities and challenges.
    Jon Snyder, Founder & CEONeuros Medical, Inc.
    NCAF's initial investment helped us spin out the technology from a University setting and progress from animal models to human clinical testing.
    Michael Wohlschläger, CEOAhalogy
    NCAF has been an amazing partner at each stage of Ahalogy's growth and struck a perfect balance between offering advice, introductions, and support while allowing our team complete freedom to execute on our business.
    John Knific, Founder & CEODecision Desk
    North Coast has been an active partner in helping DecisionDesk raise capital, build the board, and work through a variety of key strategic issues over the past four years.
    Adam Roth, CEOStreamLink Software
    NCAF has been our first, largest, and most active investor. They rolled up their sleeves and are true partners in our emerging success story.
    Don Wright, COOAssureRX Health
    North Coast placed an early bet on AssureRx and was a key partner as we grew and secured significant institutional venture capital.
    Jeff Reedy, CEO7Signal
    NCAF is a great angel group whose members have delivered valuable insights on strategy and execution. As a bonus, they continue to provide key introductions to potential employees, customers, and investors as our business grows.