Grays Ferry Capital is a privately-owned fund that aims to generate exceptional returns for our investors by investing primarily in startups spunout of or incubated by the University of Pennsylvania.

Based in Philadelphia and incorporated in the state of Delaware, Grays Ferry Capital is an integral part of the innovation-entrepreneurial-commercialization ecosystem built around University of Pennsylvania, which we refer to as the “Penn Innovation Ecosystem”.



Penn Innovation Ecosystem

The Penn Innovation Ecosystem comprises of many promising companies with ground-breaking technologies ranging from Life sciences and Robotics to Material and Data Sciences. The ecosystem is intimately supported by the university, the faculty, industry partners, professional executives and investors through mentorship, company creation, recruitment, operation, business development, fundraising and exits.




Hidden Gems

Grays Ferry Capital believes there is tremendous value hidden in the ecosystem as Philadelphia is currently underserved by early stage capital funding. We strive to identify and invest in promising companies which are about to hit their value inflection points while our team will assist them with access to international markets. By bridging the global community with the Penn Innovation Ecosystem, we will make it one of the World-Best and leave a lasting impact on the community and society at large.

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