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.
January 6, 2020
In 2013, Ricardo Lopez founded Bellwether Coffee with a lofty goal: transform the way coffee is roasted, distributed, and sold. His pitch convinced investors to fork over $10 million in August 2018 for a […]Read More →
A California start-up wants to “redesign the entire end-of-life experience.” The answer to “eternity management”? Forests. SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Death comes for all of us, but Silicon Valley has, […]Read More →
While overall startup funding is down this quarter because of the economic disruption brought on by COVID-19, entrepreneurs focused on solving climate-related problems have been bucking the trend.
May 26, 2020
This morning brings one of the biggest deals yet this year: an infusion of $250 million in new financing for food waste crusader Apeel Sciences. What’s more, the funding pushes the […]
Secretary will meet with growers and address 4,000 attendees in Omaha
By Farmers Business Network Inc
November 25, 2019
November 25, 2019 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Farmers Business NetworkSM(FBN), the independent farmer-to-farmer network, today announced that Sonny Perdue, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, will address the […]
When Faced With Times Like These, Turn to Impact Investing
Silicon Valley Leadership Group
By Nancy Pfund, Managing Partner, DBL Partners
October 30, 2019
At present, in a time when truth and transparency seem ever-elusive, when divisiveness appears a way of life, and social and environmental threats loom large, a bright spot has emerged. […]