New Media Ventures


Funding Intermediary
Ecosystem Funder
Peer Network
Organization Details


555 12th Street
5th Floor
Oakland, California 94607 United States

Main Contact

Shannon Baker
VP, Programs and Partnerships

In Their Own Words

New Media Ventures (NMV) is a non-profit seed fund and angel network investing in entrepreneurs and activists wrestling with the biggest challenges facing our democracy. NMV has supported more than 85 startups over the years – nonprofits and for-profits from Blavity to, to Indivisible and Pantsuit Nation. Projects in the NMV portfolio are working to build movements, create new narratives, and spark civic engagement. By changing where capital is invested, NMV works to shift the structures of power in the US to benefit more people.

Note: Collection of organizational data (copied from their websites) began in the winter of 2017 with subsequent sporadic edits. If you are a representative of this organization and would like to update or modify this information, please use our request form. All product and company names are trademarks™ or registered® trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them or Stanford University.