The Partnership Fund for New York City is a privately-funded, New York City-based venture capital and economic development firm which has invested $140 million since inception. The Fund was started in 1996 by Henry Kravis of KKR under the auspices of the Partnership for New York City, the city’s premier business organization.
The Fund invests in businesses headquartered in New York City through (i) direct investments and (ii) sector specific programs currently focused on fintech and digital health. The Partnership Fund focuses on innovative ideas, products, or initiatives that position New York at the cutting edge of growth sector industries, along with new job creation, revitalization of distressed areas, and minority-owned enterprises. Sectors of focus include life sciences, fintech, digital health, advanced manufacturing, social enterprises and public-private initiatives.