- Bob Savage is the Fund Manager and President of Rocket
Ventures, established with the Regional Growth Partnership to grow
and support seed and early-stage high tech companies in Northwest
- Savage is also the Managing Partner of
CoreNetwork Fund, a private investment venture capital fund to
provide early stage and growth capital to firms in Northwest Ohio
and Southeast Michigan.
- Savage has been the
early-stage and venture expert in the Toledo area for over a decade,
and over his 25 year career has helped grow and start numerous
companies, including raising over $50 million of equity capital.
During that tenure, Savage has sat on the Boards of Hilgraeve Inc.,
American Broadband & Telecommunications, Docusphere, AquaBlok
and many others; as well as the Investment Committee of the Toledo
Community Foundation and the Toledo-Lucas County Plan
- Savage previously worked in mergers and acquisitions at Libbey-Owens-Ford and Seagate Venture Management (venture capital) while earning his degree from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.