A-Force Ventures is an early-stage fund that invests in female-led consumer, internet, and mobile startups.
We are proud to invest in and support some of the smartest and most passionate entrepreneurs who are creating groundbreaking products and services that make our lives better, more connected, and more fulfilling.
We focus on investing in startups with female founders or are active in female-dominant marketplaces.
We target early-stage investments (pre-seed, seed, and Series A) in the consumer lifestyle sector across travel, health, entertainment, consumer products, dating, fashion, and education.
The key traits we look for in our founders are hustle, passion, curiosity, and deep market knowledge.
Jon is the Managing Partner and founder of A-Force Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm focused on investing in market defining consumer technology companies led by female and co-ed teams.
He is a recognized technology, media, advertising, metaverse and telco thought leader with 25 years of global experience in the UK, Asia and the U.S having held executive roles at companies like AT&T Wireless, Endemol, Bertelsmann, BMG, Roblox, and most recently Napster. In his corporate roles, he has a proven track record of turning companies around, managing end to end M&A processes, helping companies launch new divisions, grow into new business areas, create new revenue streams and establish market leadership positions. He brings this expertise to his start up founders as they scale their companies.
Fascinated by people and what people want, need or don't know they need yet, he has had the privilege of investing in some truly groundbreaking startups over the last decade. Jon lives in Nashville with his wife, 2 kids and a mini sheepadoodle named Cali.
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