Investment strategy

University Ventures makes investments ranging from seeding innovative startups to growth stage companies that are contributing to major shifts occurring across the education-to-employment landscape.

Connecting Students to Good Jobs:
Specialized postsecondary institutions and nontraditional providers in fast-growing sectors of the economy like technology and healthcare; employer-connected intermediaries that provide last-mile training and placement services; and technologies that allow students to clearly communicate their competencies to employer.

New Technologies on Campus:
Technologies and service providers that partner with traditional colleges or universities to enable new approaches to learning, improve accessibility and affordability, and dramatically improve the educational mission and impact of postsecondary institutions.

Innovations in Student Financing:
New student financing strategies and products that reduce risk for students and improve student return-on-investment.