High-Impact Opportunity for Emerging VCs!

Coolwater Capital

We are reviewing applicants now for the next Coolwater Capital cohort of emerging VCs. Apply ASAP to build the next great VC fund.

We accelerate VC funds to help them build the next great VC powerhouse. We have backed 226 VC funds, which have raised $2B+. Via our portfolio GPs, we are invested in and track 5,000+ companies. 

Our “Build” program is an 8-week comprehensive proprietary institutional training course, with topics ranging from fund strategy formation & narrative, fund set up & management, to fundraising and scaling.  Our faculty include 300+ external domain experts and 280+ LPs.  

Top 5 Reasons to join the Coolwater program: 

  • We help you raise capital, and selectively invest in our highest-potential funds. We run 200+ Coolwater events yearly, including 25+ in-person events including 2 large annual Demo Day summits. We invite our proprietary database of 3,000+ active allocators to meet our emerging VCs, including billion-dollar family offices, endowments, pension funds, C-suite executives of Fortune 100 companies, HNWs, celebrities, exited founders, and more.
  • We have a Net Promoter Score of 83. We hope you’ll contact any Coolwater alums and ask them why they say they have Learnt more in 3 months in Coolwater than 20 years in AVC .
  • We welcome diverse managers. Coolwater strictly optimizes for financial returns. That said, in our cohorts to date, 25% of GPs have 1 or more female Partners, and 42% have 1 or more Partner who is an underrepresented minority or person of color. Coolwater is backing many diverse and impact managers because we’re looking for the opportunities to earn the highest returns, and many happen to come from diverse populations.
  • We have a history of working with small VCs who become institutional, including such rising stars in VC as at.inc/, Burnt Island Ventures, Cortical Ventures, Deciens Capital, Hannah Grey, Planeteer Capital, Preface Ventures, and Stellation Capital. 
  • Coolwater itself is backed by industry leaders, including the founder of a $100B+ private equity group; a top-performing hedge fund manager; the co-founder of one of the biggest accelerators; and 20 other founders of private equity investment firms and technology companies. 

Apply for the Coolwater VC accelerator.