OUR INVESTMENT CRITERIA
Jumpstart invests in the Mid-Atlantic region with about a third of the investments in New Jersey based ventures. Jumpstart members have diverse interests and preferences. Areas of investment interest include software as a service technology (SaaS), internet of things (IOT), telecommunications, robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), healthcare tech, medical devices, alternative energy, shipping and logistics tech, cybersecurity and fin-tech Members have deep knowledge and experience in many areas and invest not only their dollars but their expertise in helping young companies grow.
Jumpstart was founded over 15 years ago with the active support of New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) and New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA). Since its formation, Jumpstart has developed a strong relationship with the angel and venture capital communities in New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia and Boston. These relationships along with ties to the EDA and the NJTC allows Jumpstart to take full advantage of resources in the Mid-Atlantic region to help early-stage companies innovate and grow.
Jumpstart is proud to have the support of our sponsors and work closely with partner organizations that share our goal of supporting technology innovation in the Mid-Atlantic region