9 Top New Jersey Venture Capital Firms

New Jersey is a center of commerce, with leading companies in virtually every industry. It's home to both well-established multinational corporations and promising new startups. For startups that have great promise, venture capital presents a path toward accelerated growth. There are a number of VC firms in the state. Some of these are internationally recognized names.

We also recommend checking out our full list of the top venture capital firms.

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Best Venture Capital Firms in New Jersey

1. Trivergance

  • Location: Fort Lee, NJ
  • Industries: Travel, Hospitality, Technology, Software, Consumer Products, Media, Communications, Financial Services
  • Stage: Mature
  • Notable Portfolio Companies: Arcview Group

Trivergance invests in a variety of industries where the firm can apply its expertise. Sizeable capital commitments are accompanied by intellectual expertise and human capital. Only companies that can leverage Trivergance's intellectual property are considered.

2. Peepal Tree Capital

  • Location: Hoboken, NJ
  • Industries: Industry Agnostic
  • Stage: Late Stage, Growth, Mature
  • Notable Portfolio Companies: Undisclosed

Peepal Tree Capital helps small business owners exit their companies. The firm takes an active role in management and has long time horizons. Fixing and flipping isn't the general modus operandi. Companies should have annual revenues exceeding $5 million and annual earnings exceeding $1 million. The balance sheet should be strong, cash flow positive for three years, and sales stead throughout economic cycles. Stability is more important than growth.

3. Charterhouse Strategic Partners

  • Location: Summit, NJ
  • Industries: Industry Agnostic
  • Stage: Early Stage, Late Stage, Growth
  • Notable Portfolio Companies: Hanson Industries, Newpath Networks, TierPoint, Charter Communications

Charterhouse Strategic Partners partners with experienced management teams but also brings its own management personnel. The firm invests in companies across different industries and throughout the US. Each executive on Charterhouse's team has more than three decades of experience managing and investing.

4. Ridgewood Energy

  • Location: Montvale, NJ
  • Industries: Oil & Gas
  • Stage: Exploration, Development, Production
  • Notable Portfolio Companies: Caynee, Cllipe, Blutarsky, Alligator, Diller Projects

Ridgewood Energy specifically invests in oil and gas operations throughout the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The firm invests in projects at every stage, including exploration, development, and production. It's made investments in more than 48 projects.

5. Prysm Capital

  • Location: Princeton, NJ
  • Industries: Technology, Healthcare, Consumer Products
  • Stage: Late Stage, Growth
  • Notable Portfolio Companies: Everly Health, PetCircle, Rivian, Starry

Prysm Capital has offices in New York, Princeton, and San Fransisco and invests in companies throughout the country. The firm primarily provides capital, relying on management teams that are already in place. Companies can be pre-revenue but need a clear path to profitability. 

6. Siddhi Capital

  • Location: Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Industries: Food & Beverage
  • Stage: Early Stage, Late Stage, Growth
  • Notable Portfolio Companies: New Age Eats, SciFi Foods, TurtleTree, Solar Biotech

Siddhi Capital provides capital and expertise for companies in the food and beverage industry. In addition to working capital, the firm has extensive access to backend operations. It can assist with COGS analysis, pricing strategy, R&D, co-packing, and more. The expertise that Siddhi has is a large reason why companies seek an investment.

7. Hudson Sustainable Group

  • Location: Teaneck, NJ
  • Industries: Clean Energy
  • Stage: Seed, Early Stage, Late Stage, Growth
  • Notable Portfolio Companies: Recurrent Energy, Silicor Materials, SunEdison, W2PS

Hudson Sustainable Group makes large investments in clean energy projects. The firm works with solar energy providers, wind energy providers, materials suppliers, and others in the industry. Investments have averaged $120 million thus far.

8. Edison Partners

  • Location: Princeton, NJ
  • Industries: Financial Technologies, Healthcare Technologies, Enterprise Software
  • Stage: Early Stage, Late Stage, Growth
  • Notable Portfolio Companies: MoneyLion, TripleLift, Health Recovery Solutions, Yieldstreet

Edison Partners invests in technology and software companies that are developing for large markets. The firm offers development opportunities for its entrepreneurs but doesn't take too active a management role. Edison has thus far made 253 initial investments and 209 successful exits.


  • Location: Princeton, NJ
  • Industries: Healthcare, Clean Energy, Technology, Food & Beverage, Emerging Markets, Women-Owned
  • Stage: Pre-Seed, Seed, Early Stage, Late Stage, Growth
  • Notable Portfolio Companies: OpenTrons, R-Zero Systems, Novoloop, Upside Foods

SOSV invests in disruptive technology across industries. The firm has funds specifically for healthcare (pharmaceuticals, medical care, medical devices, etc.) and climate technology. The latter includes climate technology that's impacting manufacturing, food, transportation, building, and other spaces. 

In addition to these, other funds are available for women-owned companies and companies entering emerging markets. Still, three other funds provide pre-seed money across industries. The majority of entrepreneurs that SOSV invests in have Ph.D. degrees.