Value Added to Portfolio Companies

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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.

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Business Expertise

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.

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Technical Expertise

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.

Recent News

Big Red Ventures Makes First Investment of 2022-23 in ATDev

Big Red Ventures Makes First Investment of 2022-23 in ATDev

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...

A Conversation with Andrew Dumont, Founder & CEO of Curious

A Conversation with Andrew Dumont, Founder & CEO of Curious

BRV Fund Manager & Author: Benjamin Gardiner Benjamin Gardiner: Hi Andrew, thank you for your time today. First, congratulations on the new Curious fund! I wondered if you could elaborate on the idea of distressed investing and what brought you to the idea for...