Praxis (accelerator) Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 10
  • Investments
  • 53
  • Portfolio
  • 45
  • Exits
  • 9

Praxis (accelerator) General Information


Founded in 2010, Praxis is an accelerator based in New York, New York. The firm launches acceleration and non profit acceleration programs each year to let fellow members participate in exchange for a program fee. The firm also works with entrepreneurs to co-found and launch early-stage ventures that have strategic social and cultural impact through Praxis Venture Lab.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Other Investor Types
Not-For-Profit Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • 54 West 40th Street
  • New York, NY 10018
  • United States

Praxis (accelerator) Investments (53)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Turaco 01-May-2019 Accelerator/Incubator Life and Health Insurance Generating Revenue
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000000 0000000000 20-Jun-2018 000000000000 Human Capital Services Startup
0000000 20-Jun-2018 000000000000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
000000 00000000 12-Jun-2018 000000000000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue
000000000 01-May-2018 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
000000000 00000 01-May-2018 000000000000 Casinos and Gaming Generating Revenue
000000000 (0000000 01-May-2018 000000000000 Automotive Generating Revenue
Samaritan 01-May-2018 Accelerator/Incubator Application Software Generating Revenue
Metricstory 09-Mar-2018 Seed Round 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
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Praxis (accelerator) Exits (9)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Lasting 02-Nov-2020 Merger/Acquisition
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00000000000 19-Jul-2016 000000000000000000 00.00
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TreeHouse (Home Upgrades) Out of Business
Tylr Mobile Out of Business
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Praxis (accelerator) Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Praxis (accelerator) Team (10)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Dave Blanchard Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer New York, NY
Josh Kwan Co-Founder & Partner, Community New York, NY
Scott Kauffmann Partner, Content lead New York, NY
Jena Lee Nardella Partner, Nonprofit Accelerator New York, NY
Lucy Gundersen Partner, Operations New York, NY
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Praxis (accelerator) Co-Investors (7)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
9Mile Labs 1 Series chart Industry bar
Alliance of Angels 0 Series chart Industry bar
Birchmere Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Geekdom Fund 0 Series chart Industry bar
Seven Peaks Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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