Tri-Cities Venture Builder Studio

Tri-Cities, Washington Venture Builder Studio

Venture Builder Studio – AI Companies


The Tri-Cities’ economy has historically been based on agriculture but the area has been growing in importance within aerospace and smart manufacturing. Agriculture and Smart Manufacturing are two of the five industries that 11.2 Ventures is focused on.

Kurt Johnson, CEO and Managing Director, divides his time between Washington and Chicago and is working to build relationships in the area.


11.2 Ventures is a Venture Builder Studio building and growing artificial intelligence based companies in five industry sectors, Fintech, Agriculture, Smart Manufacturing, Clean Energy and Life Sciences. 11.2 repurposes its platforms, based on econometrics, computer vision, and natural language understanding, to solve market-driven problems.