Who's John Henry?
John Henry is a Dominican-American entrepreneur and investor passionate about building vibrant communities.
As an entrepreneur, John started his first company in 2012; an on-demand laundry startup that specialized in handling wardrobe for the Film / TV industry in NYC. He lead the company until it's acquisition in 2014.
Henry then went on to launch Cofound Harlem - a non-profit incubator that aims to help foster a robust tech ecosystem North of 96th street. As part of the program, selected applicants receive complimentary office space and mentorship in exchange for a commitment to stay physically located in Harlem for two years.
Eventually, John would foray into venture investments. First through AREA, a real estate-technology focused accelerator and seed fund, and currently as a Managing Partner at Harlem Capital Partners, a diversity-focused early stage investment firm.
John Henry, a New York City native, was raised in Florida and currently resides in Harlem.