What is the Northeast Ohio SVF?
The Northeast Ohio Student Venture Fund (NEOSVF) is an educational non-profit that invests in startups around the region while providing students the educational and experiential opportunity to learn about the startup and venture capital processes. We want to create limitless opportunities for Entrepreneurs and Students to fund the Future.
We connect students to the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Northeast Ohio with partners like Burton D. Morgan Foundation, Bounce Innovation Hub, Magnet, Ohio Third Frontier, University of Akron Research Foundation and many more! Current partners include the University of Akron, Case Western, Notre Dame College, College of Wooster, Kent State University, and Walsh University.
Our goal is to show students, entrepreneurs, and startups that Northeast Ohio is a viable geographic location to launch their company. We want to showcase the resources this region provides in an attempt to attract and retain talent in Northeast Ohio.
- Any interested student should have access to experiential learning in easy venture funding
- Startups should be provided with feedback, due diligence, and access to funding in early stages of growth
- Northeast Ohio is a rich region for startups with access to resources, incubators, and students