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Meet our Founding Partner and Managing Director for NCTF Denver

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Denver, CO

Lim­it­ed Part­ner Investors

We’re proud to part­ner with local com­pa­nies invest­ing in the future of Denver.

Inter­est­ed in Invest­ing in the Fund?

We believe in a more diverse econ­o­my, dri­ven by eco­nom­ic pros­per­i­ty in Den­ver and Colorado’s com­mu­ni­ties of col­or. With greater access to cap­i­tal and essen­tial sup­port ser­vices, we’re cre­at­ing upward mobil­i­ty for entre­pre­neurs who haven’t been giv­en this oppor­tu­ni­ty his­tor­i­cal­ly. NCTF Den­ver is active­ly part­ner­ing with investors who share this vision and are ready to lead.

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Visionary Founders Wanted

NCTF Denver targets founders and business leaders of color who have been overlooked and undervalued but are now seen as the new high-growth opportunity.

Who should apply

We’re actively seeking relationships with companies that:

  • Are scal­able, high-growth, ear­ly to mid-stage companies

  • Have founders locat­ed and oper­at­ing in Col­orado (or will­ing to relocate)

  • Are com­mit­ted to build­ing diverse work­forces and economies as they grow and scale their business

  • Under­stands that this invest­ment will like­ly result in an equi­ty partnership 

Founders Apply
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Why Bet­ting on Com­mu­ni­ties of Col­or is Crit­i­cal for Con­tin­ued Growth in the U.S. Economy

Denver, CO

Investment Committee and Advisory Board

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

  • M Goodman Final

    MARK GOODMAN

    Glob­al Brand Devel­op­ment | Investor | Finance Advisor
    CONSULTANT
  • J Perez Foster Final

    JAMES PEREZ FOSTER

    Inde­pen­dent Direc­tor | Growth Stage Oper­a­tor | Ven­ture Cap­i­tal | Nat’l Bank Founder
    CONSULTANT
  • D Grogan Final

    Dale Grogan

    Chief Exec­u­tive Officer
    NEW COMMUNITY TRAMSFORMATION FUND
  • J Salazar Final

    JESUS SALAZAR

    CEO | Investor | Entre­pre­neur | Soft­ware Development
    PROSONO
  • H Hollines Final

    Harry Hollines

    Chief Strat­e­gy Offi­cer | Pri­vate Equi­ty | Entrepreneur
    LATINO LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

ADVISORY BOARD

  • J Martinez Final

    JOELLE MARTINEZ

    Pres­i­dent / CEO
    LATINO LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
  • Z Kelsey Final

    ZANETA KELSEY

    Founder
    DELIGHTSUM
  • L Polk Final

    ELIZABETH POLK

    VP and Head of Busi­ness & Legal Affairs
    NETFLIX, INC
  • E Essenmacher Final

    ERIN ESSENMACHER

    Pres­i­dent and Chief Strat­e­gy Officer
    NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of CORPORATE DIRECTORS (NACD)
  • J Brame Final

    JAVON BRAME

    Senior Opti­miza­tion Executive
    CAMPUSWORKS, INC
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    Colleen Kazemi

    Exec­u­tive Director
    Social Venture Partners Denver