Columbus venture capital resources

Here are some Columbus companies that raise venture capital or help companies find venture capital funding.

* Custer Capital, Multistage investment funding. Specializes in health care, enabling technologies, communications and business services.

* CID Equity Partners, Broad range of investment funding. Specializes in information technology, telecommunications and medical technologies.

* NCT Ventures. Seed and early-stage investment funding. Specializes in retail, distribution and information technology.

* River Cities, Early and middle stage investment funding. Specializes in information technology, health care, telecom and communications and high-tech manufacturing and logistics.

* Ohio Partners Group, Seed, early and growth stages investment funding. Specializes in information technology.

* Battelle Technology Fund, Curtis Crocker, 688-3415. Partnered with Columbus Technology Leadership Council to provide funding to technology companies.

* Blue Chip Venture Comp,, (513) 723-2300. Specializes in health care, technology and media and communication.

* Venture Advantage, Provides links to new and start-up business resources.

* Columbus Technology Leadership Council, Provides resources to technology firms.

Technology companies can refer to Science and Technology Campus Corp.,, and Edison Biotechnology Center, Source: Venture Advantage and the Columbus Venture Network