Simon Ventures (formerly Simon Venture Group) is an early stage venture capital and growth equity fund based in New York City that combines the disciplined approach of an institutional investor with the differentiated insights, access and operational support of a strategic partner. Simon Ventures invests in early stage to growth companies that are innovating at the intersection of retail and technology to drive forward innovative consumer experiences and which can benefit from the sponsorship of Simon Property Group (Simon), an S&P 100 company as well as the largest publicly traded retail real estate investment trust in the S&P 500.
Simon has played a pivotal role as a market leader in establishing the backbone infrastructure of physical commerce and continues to lead its industry in supporting retail innovation through its commitment to Simon Ventures. Simon owns or maintains an interest in more than 230 of the most desirable properties constituting more than 190 million square feet of GLA across North America, Asia as well as Europe, representing the most extensive footprint of retail real estate in the world.
The core business sits at the crossroads of a broad range of dynamic industries spanning retail, entertainment, media and finance, enabling Simon Ventures to leverage proprietary assets, resources as well as an extensive network of connections to meaningfully impact the slope and velocity of growth for its companies while supporting their continued creative and shareholder control. This service proposition resonates with founders who are looking for a differentiated capital partner that can strategically amplify their ability to create long term value and capitalize on key market advantages.
Simon Ventures offers a unique investment and service model to help companies realize their full potential and unlock greater possibilities. We operate from the belief that great investments and differentiated outcomes result from building true alliances with the companies that we have the privilege of supporting.