Washington Research Foundation | WRF Capital

We Invest in Transformational Ideas at Their Inception

We focus on breakthrough innovations.

Our team looks for opportunities in Washington state that solve clear, unmet needs, are disruptive to the markets that they address, and have the potential to attract exceptional entrepreneurs and investors. We are a recognized leader in commercializing technologies developed at academic research institutions. We have invested in more local university spinouts than any other investment firm.

Investment Focus:

  • Life Sciences
  • Biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and consumer healthcare opportunities
  • Information Technology
  • Enterprise software, mobile applications and internet-based solutions
  • Physical Sciences
  • Advanced materials and breakthroughs in diagnostics and scientific instrumentation

We are experienced early-stage investors. We have assembled a team of professionals who apply ideas and share lessons learned through years of investing and building great companies from the ground floor. We have established a strong reputation as trusted advisors, and we work hard to help our portfolio companies to succeed.

Contact Us

We welcome early discussions about your technology or startup business. Please contact us at info@wrfcapital.com.

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