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.


Octo­ber 22, 2015 — by Kather­ine Tweed|Greentech Media: The com­pany plans an expan­sion into Rwanda and seeks to reach 1 mil­lion homes in Tan­za­nia by 2017. Off-​​​​Grid Elec­tric closed a Series C investment […]

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June 2, 2015 — New York State Governor’s Press Office: Lead­ing National Trade Pub­li­ca­tion Declares Buf­falo Billion-​​​​Funded Project as 2014 Eco­nomic Devel­op­ment Project of the Year Gov­er­nor Andrew M. Cuomo today […]

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Bloomberg Features DBL’s Nancy Pfund

Impact Investing: Making Money and a Difference

By Amber Mac & Anthony Lacavera
August 22, 2016

DBL Part­ners prac­tices double-​​​​bottom line invest­ing which means the ven­ture cap­i­tal firm invests for two bot­tom lines — to max­i­mize finan­cial returns and for social and/​​or envi­ron­men­tal progress. Founder and […]

Fast Company: With Mapbox Deal, IBM Watson Will Learn A Lot More About Where Things are Happening

By Sean Captain
August 10, 2016

With Map­box Deal, IBM Wat­son Will Learn A Lot More About Where Things Are Hap­pen­ing The geo­data provider will help IBM let non-​​​​techies track things like sales, real estate values, […]

UrbanSitter CEO Lynn Perkins On Raising $23M To Grow ‘OpenTable For Childcare’

By Clare O'Connor
July 27, 2016

Lynn Perkins founded Urban­Sit­ter in part to solve her own prob­lem: she had twins sons and wanted a social life.   Lynn Perkins, cofounder and CEO of Urban­Sit­ter, an on-​​​​demand […]

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