United Way
of Massachusetts Bay
and Merrimack Valley

Private Equity / Venture Capital


Use your passion and expertise to seed innovative models and deliver high impact.

United Way’s relationship with the private equity and venture capital (PE/VC) industry has been built over the course of twenty two years. Originally focused on one annual event, the PE/VC Leadership Breakfast, this relationship has expanded to include the development of signature volunteer projects and partnerships on United Way strategic initiatives.

Industry impact is spearheaded by two volunteer boards: the PE/VC Leadership Council and the PE/VC Associate Council.

Participating Firms Include:

  • ABRY Partners
  • Advent International Corporation
  • Bain Capital, LLC
  • Battery Ventures
  • Berkshire Partners
  • Charlesbank Capital Partners
  • Great Hill Partners LLC
  • General Catalyst

  • M/C Partners
  • Polaris Partners
  • Riverside Partners
  • Summit Partners
  • Symmetric Partners
  • TA Associates Mgmt., L.P.
  • Thomas H. Lee Partners

Change can’t happen without you. Opportunities include:

  • Numerous events geared to involve families and kids
  • Hands-on volunteer events exclusively for the PE/VC community
  • Skills-based projects leveraging strategy and analytics
  • Opportunities to serve on the boards of United Way-funded agencies

Sign up for the PE/VC Pipeline e-newsletter for upcoming networking events, volunteer opportunities, and news about our work. To learn more, please contact Jessica Igoe at jigoe@unitedwaymassbay.org or 617-624-8021.