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OCA Ventures

109 Participating Investments $306,300,000


Angel Investment, Finance, Venture Capital

OCA Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on equity investments in companies with dramatic growth potential, primarily in technology

Chicago, Illinois, United States, North America (US)

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Midwestern US (0 Investors) (0 Startups), Great Lakes (0 Investors) (0 Startups), Greater Chicago Area (0 Investors) (0 Startups)

Founded date 01, 1999

Founders Jim Dugan, John Dugan, Peter Ianello

Operating Status Active


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OCA Ventures is an early stage (Seed, Series A, and Series B) venture capital firm focused on equity investments in companies with dramatic growth potential, primarily in technology and highly-scalable services businesses. OCA invests in many industries, with a preference for technology, financial services, education and healthcare technology. Founded in 1999, the firm is investing out of its fourth fund in companies spread throughout the United States.

Total Funding $225,000,000

OCA Ventures Participated In the Following Investment Rounds (109)

Organization Name Lead? Round Partners Participating Raise Date
Genvid Technologies No Series B ------- $27,000,000 November, 26, 2019
Balto Software Yes Seed ------- $3,000,000 September, 26, 2019
SpotHero No Series D ------- $50,000,000 August, 22, 2019
VeriSIM Life Yes Venture - Series Unknown ------- $5,200,000 August, 14, 2019
Vynca No Series B ------- $10,300,000 June, 19, 2019
Impossible Objects Yes Series B ------- $4,100,000 May, 21, 2019
Snapsheet No Series E ------- $29,000,000 May, 20, 2019
AMOpportunities No Venture - Series Unknown ------- $2,200,000 March, 25, 2019
Astarte Medical No Series A ------- $5,000,000 March, 07, 2019
dv01 No Series B ------- $15,000,000 January, 30, 2019
The Mom Project No Series A ------- $8,000,000 December, 17, 2018
WhiteFox Defense Technologies No Seed ------- $12,000,000 December, 06, 2018
Progentec Diagnostics, inc. Yes Venture - Series Unknown ------- Undisclosed November, 02, 2018
Balto Software No Seed ------- $1,300,000 October, 24, 2018
OverWatchID No Seed ------- $2,500,000 September, 10, 2018
SpotHero No Series C ------- $10,100,000 September, 06, 2018
PatientWisdom, Inc. Yes Series A ------- $1,000,000 July, 31, 2018
SentryHealth No Series A ------- $5,300,000 July, 10, 2018
Regroup Therapy No Series B ------- $5,500,000 June, 26, 2018
The Mom Project No Seed ------- $2,600,000 May, 30, 2018
mPulse Mobile No Series B ------- $11,000,000 May, 07, 2018
Genvid Technologies No Series A ------- $6,000,000 April, 03, 2018
Health iPASS No Series A ------- $7,200,000 December, 06, 2017
Progentec Diagnostics, inc. Yes Venture - Series Unknown ------- $1,250,000 November, 29, 2017
AMOpportunities Yes Seed ------- $1,100,000 October, 26, 2017
Impossible Objects Yes Series A ------- $6,400,000 October, 10, 2017
Tenor Inc No Series B ------- $17,000,000 September, 19, 2017
dv01 Yes Series A ------- $5,500,000 September, 13, 2017
Genvid Technologies No Seed ------- $2,500,000 September, 11, 2017
SpotHero No Series C ------- $30,000,000 July, 18, 2017
Regroup Therapy No Series A ------- $6,000,000 June, 15, 2017
Solovis No Series A ------- $8,000,000 May, 09, 2017
Dunami No Convertible Note ------- $3,000,000 April, 06, 2017
Moving Analytics Yes Venture - Series Unknown ------- Undisclosed February, 28, 2017
AddStructure No Seed ------- $1,850,000 February, 27, 2017
Dunami No Series A ------- $6,500,000 December, 21, 2016
LogicGate No Seed ------- $1,900,000 December, 01, 2016
TransparentCareer No Seed ------- $850,000 September, 27, 2016
Genvid Technologies No Seed ------- $1,500,000 August, 29, 2016
Dunami No Series A ------- $9,800,000 August, 22, 2016
Ascend Consumer Finance No Series A ------- $11,000,000 June, 10, 2016
Riviter No Pre-Seed ------- Undisclosed June, 02, 2016
Regroup Therapy No Seed ------- $1,300,000 May, 10, 2016
Levyx Yes Series A ------- $5,400,000 April, 28, 2016
Bigstep No Seed ------- $2,200,000 March, 15, 2016
Solovis No Venture - Series Unknown ------- $3,250,000 January, 19, 2016
mPulse Mobile No Series A ------- $8,400,000 January, 12, 2016
healthfinch No Series A ------- $7,500,000 January, 04, 2016
SentryHealth No Series A ------- $4,200,000 December, 09, 2015
Health iPASS Yes Seed ------- Undisclosed October, 05, 2015
Base No Series C ------- $30,000,000 September, 29, 2015
SpotHero No Series B ------- $20,000,000 August, 19, 2015
mPulse Mobile No Seed ------- $1,700,000 August, 04, 2015
Rithmio No Seed ------- $3,000,000 June, 30, 2015
Whittl No Series A ------- $3,300,000 June, 24, 2015
Ascend Consumer Finance No Seed ------- $1,500,000 June, 11, 2015
SpiderOak No Series A ------- $3,500,000 May, 14, 2015
healthfinch No Seed ------- $2,399,999 March, 18, 2015
Options Away Yes Series A ------- $3,500,000 March, 03, 2015
WedPics No Series B ------- $5,000,000 February, 18, 2015
Persio No Series A ------- $2,500,000 February, 16, 2015
Impossible Objects Yes Seed ------- $2,800,000 November, 16, 2014
Automated Insights No Series B ------- $5,500,000 June, 30, 2014
SpotHero No Series A ------- $4,500,000 June, 11, 2014
healthfinch No Venture - Series Unknown ------- $1,000,000 May, 07, 2014
Base Yes Series B ------- $15,000,000 March, 19, 2014
Sales Beach No Seed ------- Undisclosed February, 22, 2014
OpenMarkets No Series A ------- Undisclosed February, 11, 2014
Persio No Series A ------- $3,000,000 October, 24, 2013
Whittl No Venture - Series Unknown ------- $1,300,000 June, 18, 2013
SupplyHog No Seed ------- $75,000 June, 01, 2013
Pangea Money Transfer No Seed ------- $1,000,000 May, 01, 2013
Safe Shepherd No Seed ------- $629,000 April, 01, 2013
OpenMarkets No Series A ------- Undisclosed February, 08, 2013
71lbs No Seed ------- $75,000 January, 08, 2013
SpotHero No Venture - Series Unknown ------- $2,500,000 December, 13, 2012
Cartavi No Seed ------- $1,230,000 November, 13, 2012
Alert Logic No Series F ------- $12,200,000 June, 05, 2012
Fitocracy No Seed ------- $1,200,000 May, 31, 2012
Future Simple No Venture - Series Unknown ------- $6,800,000 May, 10, 2012
Base Yes Series A ------- $6,800,000 May, 09, 2012
Power2Switch Yes Seed ------- $1,300,000 December, 05, 2011
BrightNest No Seed ------- $950,000 November, 01, 2011
Automated Insights Yes Series A ------- $4,000,000 September, 01, 2011
Base Yes Seed ------- $1,100,000 February, 25, 2011
Future Simple No Series A ------- $1,459,410 February, 07, 2011
Pear (formerly Apparel Media Group) No Series A ------- $1,150,000 February, 01, 2011
Archer Education No Series C ------- $5,000,000 January, 27, 2011
FeeFighters No Angel ------- $1,000,000 January, 12, 2011
Red Foundry Yes Series A ------- $1,100,000 November, 03, 2010
PinpointCare No Series A ------- $1,270,000 November, 02, 2010
Cleversafe No Series C ------- $31,400,000 October, 27, 2010
SumRidge Partners Yes Series A ------- $3,609,590 September, 30, 2010
Brickfish No Venture - Series Unknown ------- $940,261 July, 16, 2010
Archer Education Yes Series B ------- $2,250,000 February, 17, 2009
Univa No Venture - Series Unknown ------- $8,000,000 May, 02, 2008
Alert Logic No Series C ------- $8,250,000 March, 04, 2008
Brill Street + Company No Series A ------- $1,287,500 November, 20, 2007
Cleversafe No Series C ------- $5,000,000 November, 11, 2007
Archer Education No Series A ------- $1,650,000 August, 13, 2007
Cohesive Networks No Series A ------- $1,204,650 June, 13, 2007
Brickfish No Series A ------- $11,200,000 February, 21, 2007
Cleversafe No Series B ------- $5,800,000 January, 12, 2007
TradeKing No Series B ------- $6,000,000 August, 01, 2006
Alert Logic No Series B ------- $5,000,000 August, 01, 2006
Alert Logic Yes Series A ------- $2,300,000 September, 19, 2005
Univa No Series A ------- $8,000,000 August, 01, 2005
IBSN No Series A ------- $6,020,000 December, 09, 2004
Ikadega No Series A ------- $8,000,000 March, 26, 2001