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AIN Ventures

AIN Ventures is a pre-seed and seed stage fund that invests at the intersection of dual-use and deeptech, particularly the areas of healthcare, sustainability and space technology. Additionally, AIN invests in veteran-led startups (industry agnostic). The companies that we invest in are building technologies that make the U.S. safer, operate efficiently all while also having a strong commercial use case.

We are a diverse team of veterans, entrepreneurs, technologists, operators and finance professionals that have come together to invest in world class entrepreneurs. Our military backgrounds helps us assess whether or not entrepreneurs have the leadership, determination and grit necessary to make a company successful.

Stage of capital: Pre-Seed, Seed

Location: New York, NY

Fund manager diversity: Woman-led, Black and African American led

Industry focus: Environmental Sustainability, General Tech- and Tech-Enabled

Min and max capital: $250,000 - $750,000

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Sherman Williams
General Partner

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Emily McMahan
General Partner