Investor Connect: Tom Wisniewski of Newark Venture Partners

Investor Connect: Tom Wisniewski of Newark Venture Partners

October 8, 2021 by investor

In this episode, Hall welcomes Tom Wisniewski, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Newark Venture Partners.

Newark Venture Partners identifies, invests in, and supports the best in class B2B software founders from all over the country as they build innovative solutions for some of today’s most complex business challenges. They lead or participate in Seed rounds with investments of up to $2 million.

Tom previously founded the RosePaul family office, and RP Ventures which has invested in 20+ tech start-ups. Notable exits include Pond5 (to Accel Partners and Stripes Group), LiveLOOK (acquired by Oracle), Kanvas (acquired by AOL), Anvato (acquired by Google), Cannonball (acquired by Google), (acquired by Facebook). In addition, RosePaul is a Limited Partner in leading venture funds such as Greycroft Ventures, ff Venture Capital, ERA Accelerator.

Tom is an active member of the NY Angles, the Black and Latino Angel Investment Fund, and a Board Member of the New Jersey Innovation Institute. Across Tom’s many roles, he works to deepen collaboration within the Newark/NYC tech ecosystem, create opportunities for founders, and mentor diverse entrepreneurs and investors.

Tom has an MBA from Dartmouth and a BA in Physics and Philosophy from Clark University.

Tom advises entrepreneurs and investors, discusses the state of startup investing and how he sees it evolving, and shares his investment philosophy.

You can visit Newark Venture Partners at and, via LinkedIn at, and via Twitter at  

You can contact Tom via email at, via LinkedIn at, and via Twitter at

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