The Collective

The nonprofit arm of our work focuses on building a support network for business owners, creatives and entrepreneurs taking risks in our region. The future lies in the hands of those building something new; we want folks to know that when they choose South Central Pennsylvania they’re going to find a community that understands their needs, listens and rises to meet them.

Wove’s AFC Triumph: ‘TNT’ Earned Media Case Study

Wove’s AFC Triumph: ‘TNT’ Earned Media Case Study

We are pleased to spotlight a sparkling highlight along the startup journey of White Rose Ventures portfolio company Wove (https://wovemade.com/), who have recently been dazzled by the global superstar power of Taylor Swift, and the unrivaled spectacle of attention...

Introducing Wove: Your Destination for Unique Custom Jewelry

Introducing Wove: Your Destination for Unique Custom Jewelry

We are thrilled to announce our recent investment in Wove, the revolutionary online custom jewelry service that empowers customers to express their individuality through personalized elegance. Wove, led by co-founders Drew Wolgamuth and Brian Elliott, firmly believes...

White Rose Ventures Announces Close of $11.9M Venture Fund

White Rose Ventures Announces Close of $11.9M Venture Fund

York, PA — White Rose Ventures, a regional venture capital firm led by Martin Fedorko and Alexa Born, proudly announces the successful closure of its $11.9 million venture fund, the White Rose Impact Fund, dedicated to investing in the dynamic landscape of South...

Follow-on Investment in CyberconIQ

Follow-on Investment in CyberconIQ

Dr. James Norrie was onsite in Hoboken, NJ consulting on cybersecurity with a large banking client. In the middle of a meeting, the client exclaimed, “This is so frustrating! It all just seems so random!” Dr. Norrie suddenly realized that cybersecurity risk is not...

Investing in The Pretzel Company

Investing in The Pretzel Company

While having beers at a bar one evening, the team, who ultimately created The Pretzel Company, found that the pretzels they were served simply weren’t satisfying. “[They] decided that they did not like most pretzels. They thought they could do better. Then they did!” ...