The Next Business Frontier
North Dakota and O’Leary Ventures have partnered to find the best and brightest entrepreneurial business leaders. Collaborate with a state that is pro-business, pro-growth and that has diverse economics to see the opportunity that lies ahead. Do you have what it takes to be part of Kevin O’Leary’s initiative to make North Dakota a powerhouse for small businesses?
Wonder Fund North Dakota
Wonder Fund – North Dakota is open to applicants from a broad spectrum of products and services that support the state’s diverse economic underpinnings. With an investment from O’Leary Ventures backed by the state of North Dakota, your company will receive marketing, brand support and credibility that only the Kevin O’Leary name can bring.
Do you have a good and scalable idea and a great team to execute your vision?
O’Leary Ventures and North Dakota are ready to invest capital in businesses (funding rounds <$20m, companies with <500 employees) with potential for growth and job creation in the state. Every qualified application will be carefully considered by the fund management team.
Investment criteria and approval will be based on numerous aspects of your business, including:
Profitability & Scale
ESG & DEI
In North Dakota
How to Apply
Fill out the application form and provide your business pitch. We’ll review your submission and determine whether your business has the growth potential O’Leary Ventures and North Dakota Development Fund are looking for.
We are looking to invest into early stage (Seed to Series A+) The program precludes us from investing into rounds greater than $20 million and/or into companies with 500 or more employees.
With O’Leary Ventures as your investor, you will have the benefit of our network and active follower base to support the business and help amplify your story.
Companies outside of North Dakota will still be considered with the understanding that they would be moved to North Dakota for the duration of their funding. Outside companies will be considered if their product or service has an impact on the material state of North Dakota. All investments must fully meet the criteria set forth by the US Department of Treasury’s State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI).