Nationwide Ventures

Nationwide Ventures invests in early-stage startups that are shaping the future of insurance and financial services.

Our Approach

In addition to investment, partnership is a key to the mutual success of the companies in which we invest. These companies help protect and improve the financial security of Nationwide’s members, allowing Nationwide to live up to its mission of protecting people, businesses, and futures with extraordinary care.

When entering an investing partnership with us, you'll get more than just financial backing. We provide:

  • • Access to Nationwide's relationships, capabilities, distribution, analytics and expertise
  • • Consultative support to explore commercial relationships with Nationwide

Strategy

Nationwide Ventures is focused on investments that will accelerate the digitization of Nationwide's core and adjacent businesses. We seek to partner with startups who have the potential to transform the insurance and financial services industries.

We invest in early-stage startups, and possess capital flexibility to deploy the right amount of capital for the right businesses.

Future of Mobility

Services for consumers or businesses leveraging new types of technologies to help people and businesses move. Includes AVs, EVs.

Cybersecurity

Protect businesses and consumers from new and evolving digital exposures, risks and attacks.

Enterprise Infrastructure

Invest in the advancing infrastructure behind the insurance and financial services industries.

Property Technology

Companies transforming the landscape of the built world. Includes a focus on Climate Technology.

Living in Retirement

Products and services that help consumers prepare for and live in their next stage of life.

Future of Work

Where businesses and their employees work, while protecting their work product.

Meet our Team


Brian Anderson

Brian

Anderson

Principal & Senior Director

@seedseries Brian Anderson on LinkedIn
Amelia Gandara

Amelia

Gandara

Principal

@ameliagandara Amelia Gandara on LinkedIn
Erik Ross

Erik

Ross

Managing Partner, Venture Capital

@eriksross Erik Ross on LinkedIn
Chris Zhong

Chris

Zhong

Senior Associate

Chris Zhong on LinkedIn
Patrick Bailey

Patrick

Bailey

Head of Platform

Patrick Bailey on LinkedIn
Josh Balicki

Josh

Balicki

Senior Associate

Josh Balicki on LinkedIn
Ryan Leeper

Ryan

Leeper

Associate

Ryan Leeper on LinkedIn

Partners

Previous News

BlueVine and NEXT Insurance Announce Partnership


Vestwell Raises $70M in Series C Funding


Nationwide Partners with Insurify


Nationwide Invests in Certificial


Nationwide Expands Venture Capital Investment Fund to $350M