About Us

About New Markets

Invest. Serve. Grow.

New Markets Venture Partners is a leading, growth-stage, double bottom-line investor that scales transformative technology companies that improve education and workforce outcomes, resulting in superior financial returns.

New Markets is led by a veteran investment team with a 30-year track record of outperformance.

As one of the pioneers and leading education and workforce technology investors in North America, we maintain deep relationships with states, districts, universities, large employers, co-investors, buyers, and workforce organizations that enable us to provide exceptional value to all of our stakeholders.

We believe that growth is driven by:

Vision

Visionary entrepreneurs and mission-driven companies can address big social problems.

Evidence-Based Solutions

Research-based, evidence-driven solutions yield superior double-bottom line performance.

Innovation

Innovative technologies and business models can deliver impact, topline growth, and profitability.

Collaboration

Scale is best achieved by highly collaborative leadership teams following best practices.

Team

The best formula for success is KPI-driven leadership teams supported by an experienced board and investors who help with strategic partnerships, capital relationships and strategy advice needed to drive healthy growth.

Capital

Capital efficient growth improves liquidity options and successful outcomes, and reduces failure risk over long-term growth cycles.

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TESTIMONIALS

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HOW WE WORK

Bridging the Gap from Education to Employment

We look for growth-stage impact investments with demonstrated efficacy addressing critical gaps in the education and labor markets. 

Identify

We work collaboratively with entrepreneurs, strategic partners, educational institutions, and co-investors to source the best portfolio companies. We engage a national network of education, employment, and workforce thought leaders.

Serve

We embrace the philosophy of “servant leadership” and pledge to add value before, during, and after the investment process.

Commit

We believe in structuring a fair transaction with all contingencies documented up-front, properly capitalizing investments, and aligning resources to achieve the most advantageous outcome for all.

Build

We are true partners with our portfolio companies – we roll up our sleeves and work together to help commercialize and scale efficacy.

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How Do We Invest?

Learn about our investing criteria and what questions we ask entrepreneurs.

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