The Grand Central Tech Residency gathers ~30 pre-series A companies and founders in NYC, providing free rent for a year with no equity commitment or strings attached. We screen for domain expertise and entrepreneurial experience, ultimately selecting founders who aspire to join a tight-knit community of talented operators. 158 Alumni companies have gone on to raise $3B+ in top-tier venture funding.
Details and Criteria
For remote/hybrid/in-person founders and teams building a home base in NYC
For pre-seed/seed stage teams building venture-scale companies or individuals launching a venture within 6 months
No rent for your team at our building at 335 Madison Ave
No Equity commitment to join - Company Ventures will seek to invest alongside a round at your company's terms
Year-long access to office space, 4 months of committed programming (See Residency Benefits below)
Go fast and go far with the energetic support of accomplished peers.
CV Community Membership: Join a curated cohort of high-caliber founders, alongside the 250+ founders that are already within the Company Ventures community.
Bespoke Programming: Our individualized support includes introductions, roundtables, and workshops that provide tactical information and first-hand perspectives from other talented operators.
Founder 1:1s: Make learning a part of your routine with founder coffee chats that address your most pressing concerns
Instill purpose early-on and drive buy-in, focus, and resiliency over the long-run.
Persistent investment support and perspective.
Proximity to brilliance, wherever you are. Peace of mind space in NYC.
The Company Campus
With 1 million+ square feet, Company houses a community of companies that span the innovation spectrum from venture-backed startups to large enterprises. With amenities like the Bergamos bar, the Company Culture coffee shop, a 2-bar terrace, an amphitheater, and common spaces through the building, Grand Central Tech companies on early-stage budgets can access spaces for networking, recruiting, and working that rival top tech companies.