We are on a mission to increase equity
and economic opportunity to
entrepreneurs by investing
our knowledge,
and sourcing social and
financial funding, including grants.

JPF Venture Group, Inc has extensive experience
advising and supporting start-ups and SMEs in
the US, the UK, and Africa.

We assist start-up, early-stage, 
and middle-market companies 
with their capital-raising and 
business development needs.

We help entrepreneurs start or expand their 
business by assisting them to access the funding they need by advising on ways to raise equity and debt and locate grants.

Our business experience includes starting, funding,
managing and operating companies in renewable
energy, community-focused residential
and commercial property design and build,
eCommerce, retail and convenience stores, 
telecommunications, ecological living, 
organic consumer products, agriculture, 
hemp/CBD, medical devices, capital markets and 
alternative (less expensive) methods of taking 
Companies to a public listing in the U.S. or UK.

Our current projects include:

  • OZFund, Inc. We are a community-focused property developer with a mission to create affordable rental accommodation and convenience/grocery stores in ‘ Federal Qualified Opportunity Zones (FQOZ).’ An FQOZ is an economically distressed community where new investments, under certain conditions, may be eligible for preferential tax treatment. They are designed to spur economic development and job creation in distressed communities. Our first project of 52 apartments and a convenience/grocery store is underway in Lancaster, PA.
  • Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation -Our lead project is a primer on how to face our future sustainably. We are designing and developing a commercial-grade Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) system capable of using the temperature gradient of the ocean to produce electricity to power an entire community. The world’s first commercial OTEC system will produce entirely fossil-fuel-free energy and freshwater for a healthy, growing community.
  • Ocees International, Inc. – OCEES International, Inc. is a 21-year-old renewable energy company incorporated in ​1998. Our Engineers worked on a research and development system at the Natural Energy of Hawaii Authority (NELHA), proving that Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) can produce green energy and desalinated seawater without using fossil fuels. The technology delivers base-load (24/7) renewable energy and is financially viable at scale. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) credentials with the US Government allow us to apply for agency incentives, grants, financing, and contracting opportunities.  

We welcome inquiries from all businesses that need help and assistance.