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The future belongs to those who believe in a venture ecosystem

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The decade of sustainable action is now

The venture capital arm of the Future of Cities™ makes targeted capital injections into key industries and innovations that drive regenerative development, advance sustainability practices, support smart city growth, and more. 

We invest in purpose-driven founders, evolutionary tech, revolutionary products and emerging industries.

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Opportunities hidden in plain sight

We specialize in setting up, incubating and scaling innovative small and medium size independent businesses in Opportunity Zones.

We’re focused on maximizing livability through climate resilience, pandemic resistance, smart city technology, fin-tech, next-gen building materials and more.

Solving the grand challenges of our time

Cities of the future are well within our grasp. Now is the time to prioritize what  defines the livability of cities for the next 10, 20 and 100 years.  

Join our coalition of worldbuilders working responsibly to solve urban challenges through values-aligned venture capital investments.

By supporting new sustainable standards and investing in breakthrough technologies, we hope to end a cycle of environmental destruction and social inequality.  

Explore. Demonstrate. Scale. We are building a movement.

Prop Tech

Material Science,
Construction Tech

Health Tech

Vitality Monitoring
+ Smart Sensors

Social Equity

Small business solutions,
Minorty-owned businesses
+ Platform cooperativism

Smart Cities

Data privacy,
Public infrastructure
+ Circular economy

Clean Tech

Biophilic design,
Decarbonized solutions,
+ Renewables

Impact focused investments a venture ecosystem

Future of Cities and Cho Ventures, the impact-focused family office of Tony Cho, deploys proprietary and third-party capital across asset classes, targeting attractive risk-adjusted returns while catalyzing triple-bottom-line outcomes. 

We make venture investments across the company life cycle focused on innovations in the built environment. Areas of investment include construction methodology, sustainable building materials, climate resiliency and smart city technology.

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Join the Future of Cities Innovation Ecosystem

We’re always searching for the next big thing to transform cities.