NewCo Foundation

Committed to Startup Education and Investment

About Us

NewCo Foundation is a private 501 (c)(3) non-profit driven by the incubation of ideas, products, services, and companies founded by or employing students.

Our Work

We operate on and off campus programs that provide employment opportunities for high school and college students to make meaningful contributions to startup companies.

Our Impact

We accelerate readiness for college and careers by means of an entrepreneurial apprenticeship model. We provide student internships, earned scholarships, school equipment and supplies.

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RCMakes is a school-based, student-operated non-profit corporation at Rancho Campana High School. RCMakes produces goods and services, provides internships and student employment, awards earned academic scholarships, and incubates startup businesses.

RCMakes operates a community makerspace and job shop, conducts after-school and summer learning workshops, provides coding mentors to instructors, produces professional videos, does software development and hosts special events.

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NewCoding provides free blended online / in-person beginner coding programs for Ventura County students.

Curriculum and best-practices are derived directly from professional coding bootcamps with software engineers and student interns as mentors. In-person classes are once weekly at Rancho Campana High School in Camarillo.

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NewCo Seed Fund is the evergreen investment arm of the foundation making Program Related Investments (PRIs) in Ventura County startups that support the mission of the foundation by employing student interns and promoting early career development.

Portfolio companies are vetted and managed through a proven venture capital process.