Partner, Harlem Capital
John Henry is a Partner at Harlem Capital where he focuses on operational improvements, deal sourcing, brand management and investor relations. In addition, he is the Managing Partner of a Real Estate fund, VM Properties. John previously invested in seed stage Real Estate tech companies through an accelerator, AREA. He also hosted Open For Business, a branded podcast from eBay and Gimlet Creative about building businesses from the ground up. The show debuted at #1 on the Business Podcasts charts on iTunes.
At the age of 18 John left college to pursue what became his first company, an on-demand laundry service. John quickly carved a niche out in Film and Television Production, handling wardrobe for clients such as Boardwalk Empire, Law & Order: SVU, Power and more. Within just two years of launching Mobile City, the company was successfully acquired. Afterwards, John cofounded a non-profit incubator, Cofound Harlem, with a mission to incubate over 100 companies north of 96th street in New York City.
John is also an avid speaker; delivering keynotes at conferences such as Big Omaha, Aruba Tech Conference, Millennial Week, and more.