Air Force Ventures

A new partnership to solve wicked problems

Shift's AFVentures Fellowship connects the best and brightest from the United States Air Force with leading venture capital firms and technology startups for a six-week, highly intensive innovation immersion program.

Air Force Ventures

Air Force Ventures: Twenty of your peers. Six weeks. Silicon Valley and other technology hubs across the United States.

The Experience

Shift's AFVentures Fellowship is a six-week industry immersion experience.

Air Force Applicants

Accelerate your career through one of the Air Force’s most selective fellowship programs.

Technology Partners

Join Silicon Valley’s leading venture capital firms and startups who are already hosting fellows.

Who We Are: Cohort 20.1

21 Air Force innovation leaders. And we are just getting started.

Building bridges between worlds

“In a short period of time, Shift has been able to deliver a world-class fellowship that will provide the United States Air Force with unique access to the companies who are having some of the greatest impact on technology development in the United States.”

Major Tony Perez
AFWERX Spark Director

“Shift is committed to creating opportunities that demonstrate the rich experience and value of our military service members to the U.S. business community.”

Mike Slagh
Shift CEO

“I’m here today to tell you that launching AFVentures and making this successful is the most important thing we’re going to do.”

Dr. William Roper
Air Force Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
Participating Hosts

AFVentures Partners

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