For-Profit, Venture Capital Arm
Export sales of high-value products and services
Diversification of the region and state economy
Quality jobs and retention of high caliber OSU graduates and faculty
Ongoing commercially relevant research and education opportunities with OSU
Local reinvestment in addition to attraction of outside investment
OSU internal project convertible equity investment
Startup pre-seed and seed convertible equity and priced equity investment
Riata Pre-Seed Fund, a student-specific managed fund
Cowboy Technologies Portfolio
Plasma Bionics, LLC
Utilizing patented technology licensed from OSU, Plasma Bionics LLC provides its Air Plasma Sterilization® device to veterinarians (hospitals, doctors, and dentists in the future) to rapidly destroy microorganisms on heat sensitive instrument surfaces, at low temperature, without chemical consumables, no byproducts, all at a lower cost compared ethylene oxide (EO), and vaporized hydrogen peroxide (VHP) sterilization devices.
Roll-2-Roll Technologies, LLC
Utilizing patented technology licensed from OSU, Roll-2-Roll Technologies LLC provides accurate and adaptive web sensors for web converting manufacturers that increase productivity, save setup time, reduce waste, and save money with a single solution for multiple inspection and guiding applications.
Weaver Labs, LLC
Utilizing patented technology licensed from OSU, Weaver Labs is a chemical compound research and production company providing custom compound synthesis and intellectual property with expertise in fluorinated compounds that provide pharmaceutical companies and agrochemical companies faster time to market of more effective drugs and plant herbicides. In addition, the company aims to provide environmentally regulated entities effective and cost efficient PFAS/PFOA detection and remediation solutions.