In partnership with Venture for America, colleagues from Private Equity, Credit and Secondaries (Glendower) strategies in New York, and special guests from Bain & Co., recently judged the annual CVC Young Innovator Awards.

Now in their ninth year, the awards champion young entrepreneurs and provide them with impactful funding as well as ongoing mentoring and support, to help them develop and grow their businesses further.

The 2023 CVC Young Innovator Awards winners:

  • Biota Coffee

Specialist coffee company that grows its beans using sustainable and regenerative farming techniques.

  • PoGo

An all-in-one, personalised voter guide that streamlines the research process for young voters.

Venture for America

Venture for America is a national non-profit and two-year Fellowship program that gives recent college graduates first-hand startup experiences that help them become leaders who make meaningful impacts with their careers.

It supports the growth of diverse ecosystems across American cities by developing entrepreneurial talent and providing access through programs, networks, and resource.