Learn more about JFF
Learn more about JFF


Funding technologies that build a more inclusive future of work.





JFFVentures is building a future where innovative products and solutions give everyone increased access to learning, employment, and economic advancement opportunities. We do this through:  


Our network of forward-thinking corporate leaders is committed to helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses and deepen their impact.

JFFVentures Corporate Innovation Council


Our portfolio companies are part of a community of impact-oriented leaders focused on creating opportunity for learners and workers.

Meet the Portfolio Companies in our Initial Fund



Our investments in early-stage companies and entrepreneurs help build inclusive technology solutions.

JFFVentures Annual Impact Report 2022

JFFVentures marks a major expansion of JFF’s growing focus on technology investing and acceleration, building on the organization’s 2019 acquisition and incubation of the Employment Technology Fund in JFFLabs (ETF@JFFLabs). JFF has already invested in more than 35 high-impact technology startups through ETF@JFFLabs, now JFFVentures Fund I. 

Now Accepting partnership interest for Fund II.  

Talk to JFFVentures today.  



Introducing JFFVentures' Corporate Innovation Council

JFFVentures is supported by our Corporate Innovation Council, a group of forward-thinking leaders in talent management and development, workforce strategy, investing, and corporate social responsibility who will advise tech entrepreneurs on how to tackle some of today’s most critical challenges related to equity, inclusion, and economic advancement.

Jeff Bulanda

Senior Manager, WW Education and Coaching, Amazon Career Choice

Jocelyn Caldwell

Vice President of Workforce Strategy and Organizational Growth, Walmart

Joseph Clay

Vice President, HCM Transformation, Oracle

Cassius Conliffe
Cassius Conliffe

Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness & Rewards, Autodesk 

Erin Corbett-Wright
Erinn Corbett-Wright

Head of Workforce Development Philanthropy, Salesforce

Ingrid Giordano
Ingrid Giordano

Global Head of Early Career Talent Acquisition and Program Management, Citi 

Cortni Grange
Cortni Grange

Director of Equity, Inclusion & Diversity, Salsify 

Jarret Kleppél

Vice President, Talent & Organizational Development, NBCUniversal Operations & Technology


Todd Lewis

Vice President, Prologis Ventures


Lydia Logan

VP, Global Education and Workforce Development, IBM


David Moskovitz
David Moskovitz

Senior Managing Director, Accenture 

Matthew Muench

Head of Jobs & Skills, JPMorgan Chase & Co 

Nikita Steals

Vice President of Tech Talent Acquisition, Capital One

Milan Suri

Senior Director of Distribution Growth Ventures, Northwestern Mutual 

To learn more about the JFF Ventures Corporate Innovation Council, please contact Tiffany Hsieh at thsieh@jff.org

The JFF Ventures Corporate Innovation Council is generously funded by Strada Education Foundation.



Learn More About JFFVentures

Our Team

Yigal Kerszenbaum

Managing Partner


Sabari Raja

Managing Partner


Priscilla Luu

Senior Associate


Monica Headshot
Monica Pacheco

Senior Analyst


"JFFVentures is a natural evolution of our efforts to bridge the divide between legacy education and workforce systems, emerging technologies, and employers that can help to ensure that no worker gets left behind.”


About JFFVentures Fund 1 Companies

Our Portfolio Companies

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Get Connected

Now accepting partnership interest for Fund II.  Talk to JFFVentures today. 


For more information about JFFVentures and opportunities for investment, please contact Yigal Kerszenbaum at ykerszenbaum@jff.org. For all other inquiries, contact media@jff.org. 


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