About

Philosophy

Rand Capital is an externally-managed Business Development Company (BDC). The Company’s investment objective is to maximize total return to its shareholders with current income and capital appreciation by focusing its debt and related equity investments in privately-held, lower middle market companies with committed and experienced managements in a broad variety of industries.

Adviser

The Company’s investment activities are managed by its external investment adviser, Rand Capital Management LLC.

Historical Investment Partners

Some of our historical investment partners include, but are not limited to:

Advantage Capital Partners

Advantage Capital Partners

Ascent Venture Partners

Ascent Venture Partners

B Capital Group

B Capital Group

Bain Capital Ventures

Bain Capital Ventures

Baymark Capital

Baymark Capital

Bessemer Venture Partners

Bessemer Venture Partners

BlueArc Capital

BlueArc Capital

Buffalo Angels

Buffalo Angels

CEI Ventures

CEI Ventures

Callodine Strategic Credit

Callodine Strategic Credit

Cayuga Venture Fund

Cayuga Venture Fund

Excell

Excell

F-Prime Capital Partners

F-Prime Capital Partners

Fairchild Capital Partners

Fairchild Capital Partners

Fairhaven Capital

Fairhaven Capital

GrandBanks Capital

GrandBanks Capital

Ingleside Investors

Ingleside Investors

Pine Street Capital Partners

Pine Street Capital Partners

Richmond Capital Partners

Richmond Capital Partners

Rochester Angel Network

Rochester Angel Network

SoftBank Capital

SoftBank Capital

Over 50 Year History of Building Businesses 

Rand Capital was founded in 1969 with the intention of investing in and assisting entrepreneurs. To this day, we continue to hold true to our original mission.

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Backed by Years of Experience

Having skin in the game (~ 62% insider ownership), coupled with years of venture capital experience is a powerful combination.  

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We are actively seeking investment opportunities. Together, we can continue to make Western and Upstate New York prosper.

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