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About Raleway

Raleway Ventures aims to bring more diverse investors into deals that offer the potential of outsized returns.


As our deals target multiples of 10x+ or higher, we aim to appeal to a broader range of investors who will benefit from the upside. It's time to be early to the evolution.


Raleway Ventures works in partnership with several tech innovation-focused funds.  

Our Team

As part of our deal pipeline, Raleway Ventures invests alongside a number of venture capital firms. Our syndicate is advised in large part by VU Venture Partners in Silicon Valley.

Managing Partner

Managing Partner, Raleway Ventures

  • 10+ years as a creative in the entertainment industry

  • 7+ years of operating experience in early-stage start-ups and venture capital

  • Previous venture-backed startup founder in the edtech space. Initial startup capital from VC, Tim Draper of Draper Associates

  • Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Draper University

  • Former Operator at VC firm, M13 - built EdTech platform to assist venture-backed entrepreneurs in growing and scaling their businesses

  • Operator pivoting to an investor with vertical expertise in the consumer space

  • Obsessed with the future, AR/VR, and innovation in the creator economy

J. Skyler Fernandes

Co-Founder & General Partner, VU Venture Partners

  • Ranked Top 100 Powerlist VC

  • 10+ years of VC/PE Investing, 100+ Portfolio Companies

  • Select Prior Portfolio Companies: Beyond Meat (IPO'd, $14B), Sensity (Acquired by Verizon), ShopKick (Acquired by SK Telecom), Made In Space (Acquired by AE Industrial Partners), FabFitFun ($1B+ valuation)

  • Former Managing Director of Investments at Cleveland Avenue (VC/PE Fund co-founded by Former CEO & President of McDonalds)



Co-Founder & General Partner, VU Venture Partners

  • 25+ years of venture capital and private equity investment and operational experience with entrepreneurial growth companies

  • Early investor in Facebook, Uber, Twitter, Venmo, Wisdom Tree, MakerBot, Magnolia Cupcakes, Concur, Massive

  • Former General Partner for 17 years at RRE Ventures, a leading technology venture capital firm with $1.5B across seven funds

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