We invest in
Humans
first.

We invest
in
Humans
first.

Human Ventures is a venture fund and startup studio investing in exceptional founders who are defining our future.

New York — Los Angeles

The Human Approach

We invest in humans first, partnering with the best founders, connecting them with ideas and placing them in an unparalleled ecosystem of company builders and resources for growth.

Company Builder

Building as a Co-Founder

Our Company Builder is where we spark new ideas, validate them, and provide hands-on operational support to founders as they get their companies off the ground.

Our Fund

Investing as a Partner

In addition to the companies we build, we invest in Seed and Series A companies with a focus on the future of new media, health and wellness, and how we earn, spend, and manage money.

Our Portfolio

  • Clark

  • Reserve

  • Token

  • Girlboss

  • Picture Motion

  • Iconery

  • Current

  • Tiny Organics

  • Paladin

  • Octi

  • Hugo

  • Paloma

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Our Portfolio

Tap to learn a little more about each of our portfolio companies.

Business software for tutors.

"As a Human founder, I felt a distinct edge. Time is everything in the very beginning and co-founding with an experienced team made all the difference in getting my company off the ground."

Megan O'Connor

Co-Founder & CEO

Connecting restaurants and guests.

"The startup business is a team business. And Human Ventures has always been on my team. Reserve was sold to Resy in the fall of 2018."

Greg Hong

Co-Founder & CEO

A professional gifting assistant.

"Having access to Human Ventures’ extensive network has allowed me to hire faster, connect with the right investors, and have a strong group of beta testers primed to help give us feedback. Getting your company off the ground can be a race against time, so support in the early days is invaluable."

Jonathan Jarvis

Co-Founder & CEO

Connecting and empowering women.

"I believe it’s important to partner with women-led companies. That why I partnered with Human Ventures and love that our partnership supports the Girlboss mission."

Sophia Amoruso

Founder & CEO

Helping powerful films change the world.

"We believe in the power of media, story and technology to disrupt for good, and we see Human Ventures as our partner in that disruption."

Christie Marchese

Founder & CEO

Real jewelry by real designers.

"We partnered with Human Ventures because from day one we knew the entire team had our back.  They saw my vision, and they have the exact team, resources, and network to take Iconery into the future."

Ivka Adam

Founder & CEO

The smart debit card for kids.

"Connected capital is always more valuable, especially in the early days of starting a business."

Stuart Sopp

Founder & CEO

Reimagining toddler meals for the modern parent.

Betsy Fore

Co-Founder

Making pro bono seamless.

"Human Ventures understood Paladin's mission—to leverage technology to close the justice gap—from the start, and supported it along each step of the way. We're grateful to be part of Human’s mission-aligned community that can propel Paladin's business forward."

Felicity Conrad

Co-Founder & CEO

Create your reality.

"As West Coast founders we were looking for a true partner who can help provide connections to the incredible media and entertainment firms on the East Coast, Human has served as a valuable asset in growing our business through their vast network."

Justin Fuisz

Co-Founder and CEO

Reinventing school transportation.

Alberto Escarlate

Founder & CEO

Changing the way we treat and monitor hypothyroidism.

"Human Ventures was an obvious choice for us. The shared resources and the network made a tremendous difference and helped us to build faster."

Guillaume "G" Skalli

Co-Founder & CEO

Join the Human Family

We’re always building new companies. So we’re always looking for talented new team members and people with exciting new ideas.

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