ED  Partnership Fund for New York City


     Office Locations:

One Battery Park Plaza, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Phone: 212-493-7400



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Education & Training
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Founded by Henry Kravis in 1996 and capitalized by New York's leaders of business and finance, Partnership Fund for New York City invests exclusively in New York City-based companies that will enrich the social and economic landscape of the city, particularly in underserved communities. The Fund works together with government, labor and the nonprofit sector to promote economic growth and maintain the city's position as a global center of commerce and innovation. The Partnership Fund for New York City is the $175 million investment arm of the Partnership for New York City. As an evergreen fund, realized gains are continuously reinvested. The firm has invested $54 million in women- and minority-led companies and nonprofits.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Barbara Scholl Managing Director
    Maria Gotsch President & CEO
    Natalia Quintero Director
    Sunny Parikh Senior Vice President


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series B


      Recycle Track Systems



      Series C


    Portfolio companies include:


      Digital Reasoning
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      Magnolia Neurosciences
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      Recycle Track Systems
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      Spring Health
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      TARA Biosystems
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