America has always leaned into challenges and dared to dream, to invent, to roll up our sleeves and build — that’s the American spirit. We are, at our core, a nation of builders.

We have started businesses, scaled for growth, invested and reinvested, hired and trained employees, cared for our customers and communities across blue states and red states, our cities and our suburbs, and throughout the heartland.

We need a President who leads from the front and has our back: someone who recognizes that being President is about bringing together the federal government, our businesses, and the American people — all the assets and ingenuity America has to offer to get things done for all of us.

In a world where Donald Trump sows division, Joe Biden is about bringing us together and harnessing the best in all of us and all of America.

We support Joe Biden because he is a builder too, with a bold plan for mobilizing American innovation and manufacturing that will create millions of good-paying jobs to ensure that the future is made not only in America, but in all of America.

Joe’s policies will unlock capital, enhance talent, and empower entrepreneurs to help tackle some of the biggest challenges in health care, education, the environment, and transportation, and therefore will collaborate with our entire community to improve the lives of all our citizens.

He will lead with the facts, science, expertise, and dignity that the American people deserve, and that the challenges we face demand.

Joe’s plan to Build Back Better makes bold investments in innovation, infrastructure, clean energy, and manufacturing. He will accelerate R&D investment to drive large-scale innovation in the industries and jobs of the future.

Moreover, Joe will fight for — and invest in — inclusive entrepreneurship programs so that underrepresented entrepreneurs can unlock the resources they need to succeed. Joe will partner and invest in communities across our nation so they can fully reach their potential as incubators for innovation. And, Joe will restore America as the beacon for immigrant entrepreneurs that want to come here, build their businesses, create American jobs, and tackle major societal challenges.

For these reasons and more, we stand with and support Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and invite you to join us in building a brighter future for all of America.

Alexander Niejelow

Trey Bowles: Founder The Dallas Entrepreneur Center

Melissa Bradley: Founder & Boardmember, 1863

Ron Conway: Founder, SV Angel

Todd Connor: Founder, Bunker Labs

Christopher Gergen: Founding Partner,
Raleigh Founded

Elizabeth Gore: Co-Founder & President,
Hello Alice

Felice Gorordo: CEO, eMerge Americas

Mary Grove: Managing Partner, Bread
& Butter Ventures

Dhani Jones: Investor & Advisor

Jeff Kaplan: Government Lead, Customer Success, Coursera

Peter Kellner: Richmond Global

Omar Daniel Khan: Former Obama
Administration Official

Esther Lee: Former Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Obama Administration Leader

Matthew Luckett: ALBA Holdings

Brandon Pollak: Senior Advisor, Arcus Orthotics

Richard Steel: CEO, Parsec Ventures

Dilawar Syed: CEO, Lumiata

Nish Acharya: Equal Innovation

Jama Adams: Founder, Jama Inc.

Farid Ben Amor: Founder & CEO, Sababa Media Sàrl

Kelsey Marie Anderson: Lynn David Events

Douglas Bailey: HRO2GO

Parag Batavia: Founder, Neya Systems

Joe Beninato: Entrepreneur & Investor

Megan Beyer: Megan Beyer Associates

Anna Bloomstrand: Owner, Lilleknappen Inc.

Eric Boggs: CEO, RevBoss Inc.

Allie Burns: CEO, Village Capital

Sam Caucci: Founder & CEO, 1Huddle

Andrei Cherny: CEO, Aspiration

Trish Costello: CEO, Portfolia & GP, Portfolia Funds

Eric Dayton: Founder & CEO, Askov Finlayson

Lister Delgado: Managing Partner, IDEA Fund Partners

Xina Eiland: Xina PR

Andrew Eklund: Ciceron

Kathryn Finney: Holding Company

Patrick Francis Fitzgerald: Owner, P. Fitzgerald Consulting

Manuel Gonzalez: MGM Consulting

Shannon Grant: Annie’s Capital

Steve Grove: Commissioner, Department of Employment & Economic Development, MN

David Hall: Managing Partner, Rise of the Rest

Garrio Harrison: Partner, Curious & Closers Media

Betsy Hauser: CEO, Tech Talent South

Amanda Heyman: Co-Founder, Starting 11

Jim Hornthal: Chairman, M34 Capital

Jeff Huber: President & Co-Founder, OpenCovidScreen

Ryan Hurley: Co-Founder, Vert & Vogue

Lalit Janak: Bridge Money, Inc.

Anaa Jibicho: Founder & CEO, Didómi

Leslie A. Jump: Founder & CEO, DifferentFunds

Sanjib Kalita: Guppy Group

Rahul Kalita: Tutored by Teachers

Ryan Kroening: Events by Lady K

Rob Lalka: Founder, RTL Holdings

Penny Lee: Angel Investor, K Street Capital

Patrick Linder: Partners Design Build Inc.

TD Lowe: Partner, 42Phi Ventures

Nancy Lyons: Founder & CEO, Clockwork

Aveek Majumdar: Founder, Tompkins Square Advisors

James Marlow: Clean Energy Advisors

Susan McPherson: McPherson Strategies

Shannon McWalters: Owner, Light Dark Landscape

Melissa Medina: President, eMerge Americas

Jeanie Milbauer: Co-Founder, Momentum Unltd.

Matt Miller: Managing Director, Techstars

Rumi Morales: Founder, Chicago Surge

Sarah Morgenthau: Managing Director & Head of D.C. Office, Nardello & Co.

Damola Ogundipe: CEO, Civic Eagle

Justina Omokhua: SVP Brand Marketing, Endeavor

Teague Orgeman: CEO & Co-Founder, Starting 11

John J. Pinto: Managing Partners, SOJE Capital

Jenny Poon: CO+HOOTS / HUUB

Brian Reale: CEO, ProcessMaker

Courtney Remes: Owner, Arrowplane

Katherine Rice: Founder & CEO, Rice Advisory

Douglas Roberts: Institute for Education Innovation

Judith Rodin: President, Strategem

Dan Roselli: Founder, Packard Place

Laura Sachar: Co-Founder & Managing
Partner, StarVest Partners LP

Julie Samuels: Founder & Executive
Director, Tech:NYC

Steve Schewel: Mayor of City, Durham, NC

Leah Fried Sedwick: Owner, Old Towne Pet Resort

Ellen Brooks Shehata: Different Funds

Alex West Steinman: The Coven

Robert Stephens: Founder, The Geek Squad; Former CTO, Best Buy; New Founder, Bonsai

Ben Teicher: Private Investor, Board Advisor, CEO

Cynthia Steele Vance: TTR Sotheby’s Intl. Realty

Jeffrey C. Walker: Retired Vice Chairman, JPMorgan Chase

Amy J. Wilson: CEO, Empathy for Change

Sean Lilly Wilson: CEO, Fullsteam Brewery

David Wright: Co-Founder & Head of Growth, Bridge Money

Pilar Guzman Zavala: Half Moon Empanadas

NOTE: Institutions are listed for identification purposes and should not be viewed as signatories to the letter.

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