Co-Founder & General Partner,
840 Venture Partners
About Benjamin Reiter
Benjamin Reiter is an experienced venture capital investor with a multi-disciplinary background. Prior to founding 840 Venture Partners, Benjamin held a lead operational role as Principal at Starta Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm, and startup accelerator in New York City. His responsibilities consisted of diligencing technology companies across a range of verticals, negotiating and closing investment deals, co-directing the firm's flagship startup accelerator program, and managing the firm's portfolio of over 100 companies. Benjamin worked closely with over 70 startup companies from around the world in Starta Accelerator, supporting them in all aspects of strategic growth. He has successfully negotiated and closed over 50 venture investment deals, and has screened over 1,000 investment prospects, from pre-seed to round A stages.
In addition to his work at 840VP, Benjamin currently serves as an Advisory Director at people analytics startup Cognitive Talent Solutions USA, and is an active mentor at several startup accelerator programs.
Benjamin spent the first part of his career as an accounting analyst at In Demand Networks, earning responsibility for the analysis of over $100 million in annual receivables. He has an MBA with a concentration in Human Resource Management from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, and an MS in Nutritional Sciences from San Diego State University.