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Investing at the intersection of education, workforce, and human potential.

We invest in tech-enabled solutions that drive economic advancement.

Workers in low- and middle-wage jobs are the most vulnerable to displacement and the most disconnected from high-growth careers. Given an unprecedented demand for talent and the rapidly shifting nature of work, we see an opportunity to shape the future to create access and opportunity for all.

JFFVentures is the nation’s leading impact venture fund specializing exclusively in emerging future of work and workforce development technologies enabling economic advancement. We invest in early-stage companies where entrepreneurs with lived experiences are building solutions that create a more inclusive, equitable economy.


Focus Areas: The Future of Work Reimagined

Education Technology

Reskilling and upskilling learners and workers for entry and advancement in in-demand careers.

HR Technology

Meeting employers’ workforce management needs to create a more equitable talent ecosystem in the workplace.

Workforce Technology

Facilitating job placement and helping workers navigate pathways to advancement.

Wraparound Services

Meeting the holistic and well-being needs of workers seeking economic stability.

We invest in founders with lived experiences who are building innovative products and solutions that increases access to learning, employment, and economic advancement opportunities.
JFFVentures Corporate Innovation Council
JFFVentures is supported by our Corporate Innovation Council, a group of forward-thinking leaders in talent management and development, workforce strategy, investing, and corporate social responsibility who will advise tech entrepreneurs on how to tackle some of today’s most critical challenges related to equity, inclusion, and economic advancement.

Jeff Bulanda

Senior Manager, WW Education and Coaching, Amazon

Jocelyn Caldwell

Vice President of Workforce Strategy and Organizational Growth, Walmart

Joseph Clay

Vice President, HCM Transformation, Oracle

Erinn Corbett-Wright

Head of Workforce Development Philanthropy, Salesforce

Ingrid Giordano

Global Head of Early Career Talent Acquisition and Program Management, Citi

Cortni Grange

Former Director of Equity, Inclusion & Diversity, Salsify

Ananth Kasturiraman

Senior Product Director, Indeed

Jarret Kleppel

Vice President, Talent & Organizational Development, NBCUniversal Media

Todd Lewis

Vice President, Prologis Ventures

Jessica Lindl

Vice President, Social Impact and Education, Unity

Lydia Logan

VP, Global Education and Workforce Development, IBM

David Moskovitz

Senior Managing Director, Accenture

Matthew Muench

Head of Jobs & Skills, JPMorgan Chase & Co

Geoffrey Roche

Director, Workforce Development, Siemens Healthineers

Nikita Steals

Vice President of Tech Talent Acquisition, Capital One

Kathy Tague

Vice President, Talent Acquisition and Growth, Northwestern Mutual

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