Let's change the world
one buckeye at a time
We are all connected by a commitment to a tradition that began in service to everyone in the state of Ohio. The experience of Buckeyes helping Buckeyes is hard-wired into our hearts, and giving back is our team spirit.
It’s innovation for, by and with
Buckeyes investing in Buckeyes.
THE ALUMNI-LED VENTURE COMMUNITY
THE LEGACY OF
AND FOR OHIO
Rooted in the land grant legacy, we’ve grown a network over the years known for giving back. Generations of Buckeyes have learned, grown, and expanded our reach as leaders and achievers across the globe.
We are all connected by a commitment to this tradition that began in service to everyone in the state of Ohio.
Carmen Ventures is the only alumni-led fund for Ohio State students, faculty, staff, entrepreneurs and others who consider themselves members of the unstoppable Buckeye family, so that Buckeyes can help other Buckeyes with:
Investments in focus areas including life sciences, aerospace/mobility, AI and data analytics, agriculture, energy and advanced materials.
Funding for entrepreneurs who will propel the economy
Access for investors at many levels who want to make a difference
Opportunity for students, staff and faculty to work and collaborate from within the dynamic and innovative entrepreneurial space.
Contributions generated as a giveback from investments