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Washington Research Foundation | WRF Capital

Talented Investors Managing a Diverse Portfolio

Our continuity and collective experience as a team enable us to offer a remarkable level of skill, efficiency and collaboration. The results are sound investments and exceptional guidance for entrepreneurs.

We focus on cutting-edge technology spinouts from research institutions.

Our team understands the unique challenges of commercializing new technology, and the risks inherent in advancing it.

We have earned our impeccable reputation.

As diligent investors, we pay close attention to detail. And if things get difficult, we don’t shy away from making it right. We invest for long-term success, and support good companies through every stage of growth.


Loretta Little
Loretta Little

Ms. Little focuses on investment opportunities in the life sciences, including medical devices, health care IT, biotechnology tools and scientific instrumentation.

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Will Canestaro
William J. Canestaro, Ph.D.

Dr. Canestaro's portfolio includes companies across many sectors of WRF Capital's investment activities, including biotechnology and engineering.

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