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Partnership Fund for New York City We invest exclusively in NYC based ventures — both for-profit and non-profit — with an overall job creation priority. We invest to spur growth in emerging tech and innovations sectors in NYC; to increase economic opportunity for under-served populations; and to leverage private sector resources in partnership with City and State government to support infrastructure and sustainability projects.

Accelerator; Investment Fund; Venture Capital

OVERVIEW

Description

The Partnership for New York City is a nonprofit membership organization comprised of a select group of CEOs whose companies collectively employ 1.5 million New Yorkers. The Partnership’s mission is to engage the business community in efforts to advance the City’s economy and maintain the City’s position as the center of world commerce, finance and innovation. Through the Partnership Fund for New York City, a $135 million evergreen fund, the Partnership invests in initiatives that create jobs, improve economically distressed communities, and stimulate new business creation.

FUNDING TYPES AND CRITERIA

INVESTMENT RANGE:

$500,000 - $5,000,000

FUND SIZE:

$135,000,000

INTERESTED IN THESE SECTORS

Clean and Green Technology; Education; Employment, Livelihood, Income Generation; Energy; Enterprise Development, SME; Fair Trade, Organic Products; Financial Serv./Inclusion, Microfinance; Food and Nutrition; Health; Housing, Shelter, Homelessness; Natural Resources / Conservation; Sanitation, Waste Management; Tech; Training, Technical Assistance Services; Women, Girls

Stages

  • 3) Prototype/ Pilot
  • 4) Early Customer Traction, Revenue
  • 5) Starting to See Strong Revenue Traction

Types of entities

  • For Profit
  • Non-Profit
  • Hybrid

providing funding for these regions

  • US, Canada

funding types

  • Debt
  • Convertible
  • Equity