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If a company doesn’t fit into one of the categories, it doesn’t mean it’s not the right fit for Rock Ventures. The companies listed below are changing their industries with innovative tactics.


Cellerant Therapeutics is a privately-held, clinical-stage biotechnology company with a portfolio of novel innate and adaptive immunotherapies for oncology and blood-related disorders, including cell-based and antibody therapeutics. Cellerant's lead product, CLT-008, is a myeloid progenitor cell therapy currently in Phase 2 clinical development in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The Company also has a Cancer Stem Cell (CSC) antibody discovery program focused on therapies for AML, multiple myeloma and myelodysplastic syndrome.

Established in 2004, Connect America is the largest independent medical alert company in North America. The company offers a comprehensive set of products and services allowing subscribers, principally aging consumers, to communicate rapidly and reliably with highly trained monitoring personnel in emergency situations. Everyday over 250,000 seniors and their loved ones put their safety and trust in Connect America.


Foodjunky is an online food ordering platform, focused on making group ordering easier by allowing users to choose from restaurants, delivery options, cuisine type and more.

Targeting the hard to reach, on-the–go consumer, Gas Station TV’s national video network delivers one-on-one exposure to hundreds of millions of viewers every month at the nation’s leading gas retailers across the United States. Offering an industry-leading experience, GSTV engages, influences and drives consumers to action on behalf of its advertisers and gas retailers with exclusive content. Viewers enjoy informative and entertaining segments from ESPN, CNN, What’s Trending, The List, CNET, On-the-Go Weather and more.

Genius is a massive online knowledge project that allows users to provide annotations and interpretation of song lyrics, news stories, primary source documents, poetry, and other forms of texts. The annotations are powered by a worldwide community as well as famous and notable figures. Some annotations are deeply informative, while others are more playful and inventive; the best annotations include a little bit of everything.

Northcentral University (NCU) is a private, regionally accredited 100% online and graduate-focused university serving working professionals globally. It is currently serving more than 9,500 students worldwide. NCU offers doctoral, masters, and bachelors degrees designed for professionals. NCU employs a unique, highly scalable one-on-one educational model and enjoys an attractive position due to its focus on graduate education, in particular doctoral degrees.


Founded in 1992, Protect America provides wireless home security systems, fire protection and home automation solutions across North America. As one of the fastest growing alarm companies in the nation, Protect America serves all 50 states and three provinces in Canada with home security, cutting-edge home automation and life safety products. Protect America’s name is its commitment; protecting homes and families everywhere.



RapidAdvance is a leading online financial services company that offers flexible funding solutions to small and medium-sized businesses. Having provided more than $1 billion in financing to businesses nationwide, RapidAdvance helps clients obtain working capital funds quickly and seamlessly. The company has created a technology platform that underwrites small business loans and advances, providing its customers with capital quickly and efficiently, opening up the market for capital to small businesses through its unique web-enabled system.

Founded by nutritionist Stacy Goldberg, Savorfull is a Detroit-based, nutrition obsessed company that provides healthy, allergen friendly foods and nutrition consulting services to businesses, organizations and sports teams across the country.

The Savorfull team assists their clients in nutritional “matchmaking” to help find the right free-from foods for their needs, while providing nutrition education and wellness services at the same time. Savorfull represents local and national food manufacturers committed to making products free-from anything artificial including colors, dyes and
sweeteners, high fructose corn syrup, trans fats and anything else not wanted in your body!






Ternpro is a cloud based platform and video services company that creates and manages video content for businesses. Ternpro's product is Slope. Slope is a platform for marketing and creative teams to manage and collaborate on media content.

The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland is the only luxury hotel in Cleveland, Ohio and the only city hotel to carry both Forbes Four Star and AAA Four Diamond designations. The 206-room destination enjoys an ideal setting at 1515 West Third Street in the heart of downtown, providing convenient walkable access to Tower City Center, the Quicken Loans Arena and nearly all of the city’s main sports, music, dining, entertainment and cultural venues. The hotel is known for its creative local dining and bar experiences presented in MUSE, and for its exclusive Ritz-Carlton Club Level – a prestigious hotel-within-a-hotel featuring a relaxing Club Lounge, spectacular lake and river views, and complimentary food and beverage presentations throughout the day and evening. For more information on The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland, please visit www.ritzcarlton.com/cleveland.