Lisnr, a Serra Capital II portfolio company, has received $500,000 from JumpStart’s NEXT Fund. Lisnr is a downtown-based firm that transmits data using audio tones that can’t be heard by humans. The money was part of a $10 million investment round it completed last year.
JumpStart, the Cleveland-based venture capital firm, has invested in two Cincinnati companies, including Lisnr. JumpStart also has a $10 million fund that invests in women- and minority-owned firms throughout Ohio.