Value Added to Portfolio Companies
Access to Cornell
Portfolio companies have access to the resources of Cornell across leading departments in engineering, technology, and medicine. In addition, portfolio companies can capitalize on Cornell’s network of globally renowned subject matter experts.
With a team of full-time MBA students, BR Venture Fund provides portfolio companies with a vast amount of business expertise from management consultants, investment bankers, venture capitalists, doctors, lawyers and more.
BR Venture Fund operates out of Cornell’s main campus in Ithaca and Cornell Tech in New York City. Cornell Tech connects our portfolio companies to a growing network of computer scientists, data scientists, tech-focused MBAs, and hardware gurus.
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BRV invests in U.S.-based early-stage companies across all industries.
Big Red Ventures (BRV), Cornell’s early-stage venture capital fund, is excited to announce its investment in Assistive Technology Development, Inc. (ATDev), a medical device company focused on mobility, marking BRV’s first investment of 2022-23. “ATDev is...
BRV Fund Manager & Interviewer: Jonathan Cervantes Jonathan: Nick, thank you so much for your time this morning and I'm excited to speak with you about your career in venture capital. Nick: Of course, always happy to connect with Cornell and give back however I...
By Laura DeMassa, Big Red Ventures Fund Manager ‘23-’24 Noramay Cadena is the Co-Founder and General Partner of Supply Change Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage, high-growth companies at the intersection of food, culture, and technology....
By: Laura DeMassa, Fund Manager ’22-’23 Yasmin Cruz Ferrine is the General Partner and Co-Founder of Visible Hands, a venture capital firm based in Boston, Massachusetts. Visible Hands manages a venture capital fund and operates accelerator and fellowship programs for...