4 Top Oregon VC Firms

While Portland is certainly one of the leading centers for innovation in the US, it's not the only place where startup businesses are located in the state of Oregon. Venture capital firms in the state are helping new startups grow quickly and become successful.

Below is a list of some of the best VC firms found in Oregon.

We also recommend checking out our full list of the top venture capital firms.

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Best VC Firms in Oregon

1. VergePointe

  • Location: Lake Oswego, OR
  • Industries: Industry Agnostic
  • Stage: Established
  • Notable Portfolio Companies: Crimson Trace, Snapware, Tanner Goods, Silicon Forest Electronics, Bay Computer Associates

VergePointe Capital is a family office with extensive real estate holdings. The office also provides private equity. Companies seeking investments should have $10 million–$50 million in revenue and $1 million–$10 million EBITDA. The office considers companies in the Pacific and Mountain time zones. Established companies, often family-owned, are heavily preferred.

2. 3x5 Partners

  • Location: Portland, OR
  • Industries: Healthcare, Environmental
  • Stage: Growth
  • Notable Portfolio Companies: Claros Technologies, Fervo Energy, Rubicon, Allakos, VapoTherm

3x5 Partners invests in growing companies that operate in healthcare or climate solutions. The firm conducts routine due diligence but also ensures that they and management mesh well together. Investments usually require a board seat.

3. Ideaship

  • Location: Portland, OR
  • Industries: Industry Agnostic
  • Stage: Early Stage
  • Notable Portfolio Companies: Elite HRV, Crowd Comport, AccuBreath, AeroShield, Reveal Why

Ideaship helps founder-inventors bring their products to market. The firm has many patent attorneys and experts and both protects and strategically plans intellectual property use. Inventors who need capital, IP expertise, and marketing expertise may be good candidates. Companies throughout the US are considered.

4. Endeavour Capital

  • Location: Portland, OR
  • Industries: Business Services, Food, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Industrials, Specialty Retail, Transportation, Logistics
  • Stage: First Money, Early Stage
  • Notable Portfolio Companies: Classic Sport, Equality Health, Columbia Distributing, Broadcasting Corporation, Global Harvest Foods

Endeavour Capital holds stakes in companies throughout the Western U.S. The majority of holdings are located in the same cities where the firm's offices are, which include Portland, Seattle, Denver, and Los Angeles. The firm considers companies with $5 million–$50 million in revenue and has 5–10 year time frames.