Nationwide Ventures® invests in early-stage startups that are shaping the future of insurance and financial services. 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.
Our differentiator
In addition to investing, we also seek to partner with startups that are transforming the insurance and financial service industries. We partner with portfolio and non-portfolio startups to help Nationwide’s business units expand distribution, increase customer satisfaction and operate more efficiently. We are always looking for ways to bring the expertise and assets of a Fortune 100 company to the startup ecosystem.
Our areas of focus
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Services for consumers or businesses leveraging new types of technologies to help people and businesses move.

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

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Advancing infrastructure behind the insurance and financial services industries.

 
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Companies transforming the landscape of the built world. Includes a focus on climate technology.

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

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Bringing innovation to businesses and their employees while protecting their work product.

Progress made across investments and partnerships since 2016
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Average check size: $1M to $5M for early-stage startups

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Facilitated 35+ partnerships with portfolio/non-portfolio startups

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Active partnerships with Plug and Play, Silicon Valley Bank and the National Venture Capital Association

Our portfolio companies

Insurify
Kinetic
SURE
Blooom
Next
Matic
Nexar
BetterView
Bluevine
Socotra
Vestwell
Snapsheet
Upstream
VestaHealthcare
Deep Sentinel
Planck
NewRetirement
HOVER
indico
Beam
Health Gorilla
Extend
Certificial
Foretellix
Sensa
Flo

Meet our team

Amelia Gandara
Amelia Gandara
Partner
Brian Anderson
Brian Anderson
Partner
Chris Zhong
Chris Zhong
Senior Associate
Erik Ross
Erik Ross
Managing Partner, Venture Capital
Jeff Siaw
Jeff Siaw
Associate
Josh Balicki
Josh Balicki
Senior Associate
Victor Muchiri
Victor Muchiri
Associate

Partners

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Silicon Valley Bank logo
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Global Corporate Venturing logo
InsurTech NY