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4 Venture Capital Firms in Pittsburgh

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
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Updated: 
November 10, 2022
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Finding the right VC firm or investor isn’t easy. Some will provide mentorship and operational expertise. Others will only provide you with the capital.

Here’s a list of the top venture capital firms in Pittsburgh so that you can find an investor that fits you and your startup.

4 Venture Capital Firms in Pittsburgh

1) Innovation Works

Innovation Works

Innovation Works is a Pennsylvania-based investment firm providing funding and business expertise to software, hardware and life sciences companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Pittsburgh
  • Started in: 1999
  • Founders: Lisa Greenleaf
  • Industries: Life Sciences, Hardware, Manufacturing, SaaS
  • Stages: Seed
  • Minimum check size: $50,000
  • Maximum check size: $150,000
  • Number of investments: 729
  • Number of exits: 77
  • Funds raised: $3,300,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Nowait, Roadbotics, Cognition Therapeutics

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@innovationworks.org.

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2) Connetic Ventures

Connetic Ventures

Connetic is a data-driven venture capital using AI to evaluate and make funding decisions for American startups.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Pittsburgh, Chicago, Convington
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Brad Zapp
  • Industries: Consumer, Fintech, Big Data & Analytics, Government Technology, SaaS
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $250,000
  • Maximum check size: $500,000
  • Number of investments: 136
  • Number of exits: 17
  • Funds raised: $25,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: 1Fort, Chezuba, TonDone

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@connetic.ventures.

3) Atelier Ventures

Atelier Ventures

Atelier Ventures is an early-stage VC firm specializing in creator economy investments.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Pittsburgh
  • Started in: 2020
  • Founders: Li Jin
  • Industries: Creator Economy, Future of Work
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: $100,000
  • Maximum check size: $300,000
  • Number of investments: 16
  • Funds raised: $110,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Sound.xyz, Contra, Luma

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at hello@atelierventures.co.

4) Riverfront Ventures

Riverfront Ventures

Riverfront Ventures funds early-stage tech companies in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Pittsburgh
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Richard Lunak
  • Industries: Robotics, Life Sciences, IoT, Energy, SaaS
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: $500,000
  • Maximum check size: $750,000
  • Number of investments: 15
  • Number of exits: 6
  • Funds raised: $32,900,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Alung Technologies, Maven Machines, Thread

You can find their website here.

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