VC  Tech Council Ventures

     Office Locations:

PO Box 307
Summit, NJ 07902
Phone: 856-273-6800
Fax: 908-464-8131



  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Software & Internet



    Tech Council Ventures makes early stage venture capital investments. Founded in 2000 as NJTC Venture Fund to capitalize on the region's potential for developing rapid growth and early stage businesses, the firm was renamed Tech Council Ventures in 2016. The firm manages $130 million across two comparably focused early stage venture funds. The firm is New Jersey-based, focused on Mid-Atlantic region, and makes Series A investments, with seed and expansion stage for diversification. The firm seeks to capitalize on collaboration with NJ Tech Council for deal sourcing, diligence and partnering. The Fund typically invests $500,000 to $3 million initially, with up to $4-5 million to support the company€™s growth.

    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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    Jane Dela Cruz Office Manager, IT Adviser & Digital Marketing Manager
    Jim Gunton Managing Partner & Founder
    Stephanie Petak Controller
    Stephen Socolof Managing Partner


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