We are Venture Capitalists and Impact Investors

We invest in companies that can deliver top-tier venture capital returns and enable social, environmental and economic benefits. In fact, we believe healthy financial performance and positive social change are inherently connected. That’s why we invest in and help nurture outstanding entrepreneurs and companies in Cleantech, Information Technology, Sustainable Products and Services, and Healthcare.


MEDIA RELEASE San Fran­cisco, CA (Sep­tem­ber 11, 2018) — DBL Part­ners and its port­fo­lio com­pany ZOLA Elec­tric (“ZOLA”), for­merly Off Grid Elec­tric, today announced a Global Cli­mate Action Sum­mit pledge […]

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Connecting African software developers with top tech companies nets Andela $100 million

By Jonathan Shieber
January 23, 2019

Andela, the com­pany that con­nects Africa’s top soft­ware devel­op­ers with tech­nol­ogy com­pa­nies from the U.S. and around the world, has raised $100 mil­lion in a new round of fund­ing. The […]

Farmers Business Network a “game changer” in ag data revolution

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By Steve White
December 14, 2018

Omaha, NE — Farm­ers har­vest in the new fron­tier, col­lect­ing data to drive deci­sions and prof­its. Before Farm­ers Busi­ness Net­work was the hottest start-​​​​up in agri­cul­ture, it started with a sim­ple concept […]

Icons Of Impact: This VC Backed Tesla And Pioneered An Entire Impact Genre — interview with Nancy Pfund

By Brendan Doherty
September 9, 2018

his woman is one of my own per­sonal icons. Long before impact invest­ing was cool, there was Nancy Pfund. As a founder of DBL Part­ners, Pfund blazed a trail by bat­ter­ing down historically […]

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