We are a leader in establishing an innovative, long-term approach to private equity financing. In addition to providing young private companies with our own investment capital, we also serve as strategic partners, providing them with the expertise, support, infrastructure and a network of services they need to flourish. Because of this, we hope to attract entrepreneurs with the best ideas and the best chance for success. We have a reputation for professional excellence, leadership and a long-term perspective to all of our professional relationships.
A Network of Support
Our support network eliminates much of the learning curve in the entrepreneurial process and significantly improves the chances of a company’s success. Our resources include:
- Significant capital along with relationships and credibility in the investment community and capital markets.
- World-class advisers and investors that represent an extensive worldwide network.
- Strategic relationships at the highest corporate levels.
- Physical infrastructure services including office space.
- Preferred relationships with leading service providers.
Mark D. Ein is an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist, who has created, acquired, invested in and built a series of growth companies across a diverse set of industries over the course of his 25-year career. During this time, Mr. Ein has been involved in the founding or early stages of six companies that have been worth over one billion dollars and has led over $1.5 billion of private equity, venture capital and public company investments.
A native of the Washington area, he actively supports many community, charitable and cultural organizations and currently serves on the boards of the DC Public Education Fund (as Chairman since 2010, the Fund has raised $120 million of philanthropic support for DC Public Schools), the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, International Tennis Hall of Fame, DC College Access Program (DC-CAP), and DC Policy Center (Co-Founder). He is also a Presidential Appointee to the board of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) (where he previously served for two terms as a member at large and then a term as Vice President of the Board).
A Company, not a Fund
Venturehouse is a holding company. We rely on our substantial base of experience with entrepreneurs to build our own company and then use our resources to help create highly successful companies. Uniquely “Home Grown” yet national in our activities Venturehouse is rooted in the booming metropolitan Washington technology community. Our founder and CEO grew up in the DC area and he is committed to being a responsible, concerned member of the Washington business community. Moreover, our relationships are worldwide and our activities will be too.
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