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RPM Ventures II, L.P., 12/2009 $60M


RPM Ventures
320 N. Main St., Suite 400
Ann Arbor, MI, 48104


Managing Director
Managing Director
Venture Advisor


RPM Ventures

RPM Ventures is a seed and early stage venture firm with $75 million under management.

RPM concentrates its investing in Information Technology, taking advantage of the firm’s West Coast experience and Midwest roots. The combination of these positions RPM to bring a grounded perspective to its investing that reflects an integration of Silicon Valley culture and relationships with Midwest values and network. RPM is a founding investor in numerous deals, often investing before there is a product or management team in place. Additionally, RPM is a valuable investing partner for companies within sectors in which the firm has specific expertise, including: Retail Automotive Software, Solutions for Industrial and Retail enterprises, E-commerce, Online Marketplaces, Cloud and Social Media Infrastructure, and spinouts from leading research universities.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Deliv 2/2014Series A$4.5M6
BountyJobs 10/2013Series D$4.51M2
Deliv 9/2013Series A$6.85M2
ArborMetrix 7/2013Series B$7M3
Luvocracy 5/2013Series A$11M9
Janrain 1/2013Series C$33M8
Xtime 11/2012Venture Round$23M5
Mojo Motors 5/2012Series A$3M3
BountyJobs 9/2011Venture Round$5M3
Caterva 7/2011Seed$1.2M3
Giftly 3/2011Seed$2.8M6
Kabongo 10/2010Venture Round$1.1M2
Mojo Motors 2/2010Seed$1.7M5
Janrain 12/2009Series A$3.25M3
Glyde 11/2009Venture Round1
Kabongo 8/2009Series A3
OPENLANE 12/2008Venture Round$10M3
TetraVitae Bioscience 11/2008Series A$6.3M3
RiverGlass, Inc. 1/2008Venture Round$2.4M3
Mobius Microsystems 12/2007Series B$10.2M3
Arbor Photonics 11/2007Seed$200k2
Symwave 7/2007Series C$12M3
RiverGlass, Inc. 2/2007Series B$4M4
ShareThis 1/2007Series A$6M5
Mobius Microsystems 1/2006Series A$10M3
BountyJobs 1/2006Series A$3.5M2
Oxlo Systems 6/2005Series B$5M3
Applimation 4/2005Series C$4M3



  1. RPM Ventures Successfully Closes $60 Million Second Fund ( [edit]
  2. RPM Website ( [edit]
    RPM Website ( [edit]
  3. Crowdsourced Delivery Startup Deliv Raises $4.5 Million In Strategic Funding ( [edit]
  4. SEC ( [edit]
  5. Deliv Raises $6.85 Million To Bring Same-Day Delivery To A Store Near You ( [edit]
  6. ArborMetrix Closes $7M Series B Financing ( [edit]
  7. Luvocracy Raises $11M From Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures And Others To Master Ecommerce And Social Recommendations ( [edit]
  8. Janrain Raises $33M From Salesforce, And Others For Social Log-In Management Platform ( [edit]
  9. Xtime Raises $23M in Series 2 Funding ( [edit]
  10. Mojo Motors Fuels Up With $3M From Atlas, RPM For Better Used Car Shopping ( [edit]
  11. BountyJobs Lands $5M From Greylock, Accel Partners And RPM Ventures ( [edit]
  12. Caterva, Inc. Announces $1.2 Million in Seed Funding ( [edit]
  13. Giftly Now Lets You Give The Gift Of Discovery (And Some Money, Too) ( [edit]
  14. Kabongo scores $1.1M to make reading fun for kids ( [edit]
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  16. Northwest Innovation ( [edit]
  17. RPM Ventures Portfolio ( [edit]
  18. qlt website ( [edit]
  19. OpenLane speeds ahead with $10M ( [edit]
  20. EDGAR [edit]
  21. RiverGlass takes $2.4 million for information analytics ( [edit]
  22. Mobius Microsystems raises $10.22M ( [edit]
  23. U-M's Frankel Fund announces its first investment ( [edit]
  24. Symwave Raises $12M Series C. ( [edit]
  25. Advanced Analytics Software Firm RiverGlass, Inc. Raises $4 Million Series 'B' Financing Round ( [edit]
  26. TechCrunch ( [edit]
  27. EDGAR [edit]
  28. BountyJobs Secures $12 Million Funding Round to Fuel Growth Plans ( [edit]
  29. EDGAR [edit]
  30. Applimation Secures $4 Million in Series C Funding. ( [edit]
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