Venture for America Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 13

  • Investments
  • 29

  • Portfolio
  • 25

  • Exits
  • 3


Venture for America General Information


Founded in 2011, Venture for America is a not-for-profit organization and venture capital firm based in New York, New York. The firm offers a two-year fellowship program for recent college graduates and helps them with jobs in startups, entrepreneurship-adjacent organizations, and early-stage companies.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Not-For-Profit Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Primary Office
  • 307 7th Avenue
  • Suite 1201
  • New York, NY 10001
  • United States
+1 (646) 000-0000

Venture for America Investments (29)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Umami Meats 01-Mar-2022 Seed Round 00.00 Food Products Product In Beta Test
000 000000 11-May-2021 0000 00000 000.00 Food Products Generating Revenue
0000 20-Apr-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Personal Products Generating Revenue
00000000 02-Jun-2020 00000 00000 00.000 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue
0000000 09-Dec-2019 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue
000000000 15-Oct-2019 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
0000000 000000 01-Oct-2019 00000 00000 Home Furnishings Generating Revenue
00000 26-Sep-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
ActionStreamer 20-Aug-2018 Seed Round 00.00 Other Hardware Generating Revenue
Align Today 21-Mar-2018 Early Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
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Venture for America Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
AdMobilize 23-Feb-2021 Merger/Acquisition
0000 00 00000 24-Jan-2019 000000000000000000
000000 09-Feb-2018 000 00 00000000
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Venture for America Team (23)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Eric Somerville Chief Executive Officer Baltimore, MD
Betsye Park Chief Financial Officer New York, NY
Elizabeth Brake Ph.D Chief Operating Officer Cleveland, OH
Cory Anderson Director of Baltimore Baltimore, MD
Abby Guerin Director of Birmingham Birmingham, AL
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Venture for America Co-Investors (61)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments 1 Series chart Industry bar
BioEnterprise 0 Series chart Industry bar
CincyTech 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Collaborative Fund 0 Series chart Industry bar
OCA Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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