Van Wickle Ventures

A student-run venture fund that invests across all stages in Brown and RISD-affiliated companies


Van Wickle Ventures

Venture Fund

Van Wickle Ventures (VWV) routinely backs Brown and RISD’s groundbreaking students, faculty, and alumni on their ventures. An evergreen fund, VWV’s investment gains are invested back into the fund, ensuring that it remains a permanent supporter of Brown University’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.


  • Get your startup funded
  • Obtain the talent you need to build your startup
  • Support Brown and RISD’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

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