A few years ago, we founded Village Global to create a network-driven venture firm, with some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs as LPs, and some of the world’s most helpful operator angels as scouts.

The aim was to support founders with an extended network by connecting them with peers at the same stage, folks a few steps ahead in company building, as well as the industry icons who’ve scaled companies globally.

It’s still early days, but the flywheel is spinning, we’ve backed 200+ founding teams, and we’re now investing out of a fresh $125 million Village Global Fund…

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We’re hiring another General Partner at Village Global! This person will help lead every aspect of the venture capital process, from sourcing/picking founders, supporting existing investments, LP fundraising, hiring, setting firm strategy, and more.

Most candidates we hope to interview for this role will have at least 10–15 years of work experience and a meaningful track record as an investor. (Although if you have fewer years of experience, don’t let that dissuade you.) Ideally, your experience involves institutional early stage venture investing, though we’re open to people with different types of investing experience. …

Michelle Zatlyn, co-founder, president, and COO of Cloudflare, joined Village Global co-founder and partner Ben Casnocha for a masterclass with our founders in late 2020.

They discussed:

  • The origin story of Cloudflare, including how the co-founders met, and how Michelle realized that she too could start a company.
  • Her advice on fundraising after raising more than $300M for Cloudflare, including why you should keep the rest of the VC partnership in mind, and how to show rather than tell in your pitch.
  • How they found the best talent, including why their blog brought them plenty of inbound interest, and…

Applications are open for the Village Global Accelerator!

Founders find that the program is:


  • You get a dedicated 1:1 advisor for the program, plus experts and workshops in product-market fit, growth, sales, hiring, and more.


  • An inspiring, helpful, and supportive community. Enjoy remarkable peers, founders a few steps ahead, operator angels, and our luminaries.


  • Small vintages of around 20 companies are intimate and selective, which lead to meaningful peer relationships along with access to the extensive Village network.


  • From BD to hiring and fundraising, when you’re ready we work together to find relevant people and make…

Big news! We are happy to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Village Global Accelerator on a rolling basis. You can now submit your application any time at villageglobal.vc/apply. If accepted, you are immediately funded and given Village Global resources, you join peer founders in an upcoming program, and continue to enjoy benefits of the broader Village after commencement. The next vintage will kick off in March of 2021.

Founders have participated across the country and globe since our start, from Silicon Valley to Nigeria, India, Colombia, and more. …

We recently pulled together 100+ angels…like Reid Hoffman, Chamath Palihapitiya, Elad Gil, Kevin Hartz, Athena Karp, & Nick Caldwell to talk trends and tips in backing entrepreneurs at the earliest stages.

Below are 10 takeaways for how to level up as an angel investor.

“Angel investing is like an open source software project..see how others work, and take and borrow…there’s always a cycling of new ways to look at businesses.” — Kevin Hartz

Screenshots from fireside chats with Reid & Chamath facilitated by Ben Casnocha, and Elad & Kevin facilitated by Erik Torenberg
  1. Take contrarian risks and ask yourself “why would smart people not think this is a good deal? And what do I know that they don’t know?” …

Join us to back remarkable founders, engage helpful angel investors, and foster a community that links some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs with early-stage innovators.

About Village Global

Village Global is a $100MM+ early-stage VC firm backed by some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, including Jeff Bezos, Sara Blakely, Abby Johnson, Magic Johnson and Anne Wojcicki. We curate a network of angel investors who source, select, and support remarkable founders across sectors and around the world. Founders benefit from this network, plus a thriving peer community.

The New Role

The Principal will engage in every aspect of the…

During Beth’s 30 year career at GE, she led the company’s efforts to accelerate new growth by investing in technology, launching new business models, and helping GE work more closely with Silicon Valley startups. Under her leadership, GE’s brand value grew to more than $44 billion. The leading organizational psychologist Adam Grant, also a Network Leader at Village Global, has said, “Beth Comstock is one of the most effective and admired executives of our time.”

We’re honored to have Beth as an LP at Village Global whose financial capital powers our network of startups. During this virtual Q&A between Beth…

Mark Pincus joined us last summer in San Francisco for a town hall with Ben Casnocha, co-founder and partner at Village Global.

Mark is co-founder and Executive Chairman of Zynga, and is an angel investor in Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, and other companies.

He talked about about raising venture capital, his philosophy of product management, the early days at Zynga, and much more.

He also took time to meet with Village Global founders to give them his advice on growing their companies.

Watch the edited video of the town hall:

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