To invest in the best Berkeley startups and provide a meaningful and sustainable revenue source for Berkeley. It is a gift that keeps on giving.
Venture + Philanthropy Model
From the GP’s to LP’s to Founders, every stakeholder in BFF contributes to the cause.
Together we believe in a shared responsibility towards the university and its emerging entrepreneurs.
An Opportunity to Invest
Our alumni founders support us by donating an opportunity to invest in their company. The best companies naturally provide the most optimal chance for Berkeley to benefit.
An Opportunity to Contribute
Our Alumni Investors support us by giving us the opportunity to magnify their philanthropic dollars. To show our appreciation, we have worked with the Berkeley Foundation properly recognize their commitments.