Air Force Ventures

Learn from the best in tech!

Shift's AFVentures Fellowship Program connects the military's motivated innovators with leading venture capital firms and technology startups for an 8-week innovation immersion program to bring lessons learned back to their units!

Our fourth cohort, the Cyber Cohort, runs from October 13th-November 20th.
Applications are open until September 16th!

Innovation immersion experiences at tech hubs across the United States

The Experience

Read about the inaugural cohort's industry immersion experience.

DoD Applicants

Sign up for email notifications to accelerate your career through a transformative fellowship program.

Technology Partners

Sign up to join Silicon Valley’s leading venture capital firms and startups who are already hosting fellows.

Who we are: Cohort 2

Nine 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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