We are a new type of venture capital fund. We want to help innovative entrepreneurs build distinctive technology companies while also catalyzing development in the technology ecosystem in Newark. Our backers and partners include Audible (an Amazon Company), Prudential Financial, Dun & Bradstreet and many others.
We invest in Seed and Series A companies and then support growth and development by leveraging our network of corporate partners and mentors. We will invest up to $1 million in our companies.
What Makes Newark Venture Partners Distinct
We have partnered with investors Audible (an Amazon Company), Prudential Financial, Fidelco Realty Group, Dun & Bradstreet, Rutgers University Business School and many other high‐profile backers and advisors to provide capital, mentoring and technical expertise to a new generation of fast‐growing companies
Resident portfolio companies will have unparalleled access to Audible system engineers and architects, data scientists, technologists and business experts located in the same building as Newark Venture Partners.
A beautiful, collaborative 25,000 sq ft open office space (~20 min away from midtown Manhattan)
Super fast internet - up to 10 gigabit internet speeds (200x faster than common business internet access)
Access to Newark as a real-world lab for creating innovative technologies from transportation to education to smart city infrastructure
Newark is at a tipping point
$2 billion of new construction in Newark is underway
3,000 lofts and apartments under construction to accommodate a growing base of workers, new buildings for developing companies, new hotels, and vibrant street-level amenities that will in turn generate service-economy jobs
Tech is discovering Newark, led by Audible, Panasonic and many other companies. Newark buildings are being fibered and are ready to receive tech companies achieving more advanced stages of growth
$500M Hahne's Department store renovation opening in 2016 will include lofts, tech work space, and a Whole Foods anchoring 20 new shops and restaurants just blocks from Newark Venture Partners