15 Years of Impact VC Fundraises, Investing and Exits
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Spreadsheet curated by Ted Rheingold. http:www.twitter.com/tedr
Read the summarizing blog post at TechCrunch
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Please add comments if content should be updated, or email trheingold@gmail.com
https://techcrunch.com/2017/02/14/investing-in-goodbusiness/
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Firm Name & Mission StmtFund Name and SizeVintageRelevant InvestmentsRelevant ExitsSenior PartnersNotable LPsNotes
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$5B AUMCapricorn Investments24+ Funds 2010-2016Applied Solar TechnologiesFLS EnergyDr Ion YadigarogluJeff Skoll
Certified B-Corp
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http://capricornllc.com/AspirationTesla (IPO)Alan ChangSkoll Foundation
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Embrace InnovationsWilliam Orum
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Capricorn Investment Group was born from a
FLS EnergyDipender Saluja
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belief that values-based, sustainable investment
HeartFlowBarry Uphoff
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practices can enhance return rates. Underlying
Liquidity Nanotech Corporation
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that principled investment approach has always
Metabiota
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been a deep desire to demonstrate the huge
Paga
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investment potential that resides in breakthrough
Planet
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commercial solutions to the world’s most pressing
RayVio
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problems.Saildrone
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Sense Home
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SpaceX
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Sunpreme
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Tesla
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Think Global
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$2B (forecast)TPG Rise FundTPG Rise12/2016EverFiMaya ChorengelBono
Just launched. Likely hasn't completed fund raising.
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http://therisefund.com/
William E. McGlashan Jr
Jeff Skoll
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Richard Branson
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Venture returns with two and a half times multiple of impact
Lynne Benioff
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Reid Hoffman
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Partnership with Elevar Equity (see below)
Laurene Powell Jobs
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Mo Ibrahim
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Mellody Hobson
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~$1B AUM
Generation Investment Mgmt
U.K.-based2004-2016AgraQuestNest LabsDavid BloodCalSTRS
Part of a ~$12B P.E. fund. A proportion of the Firm's profitability funds the The Generation Foundation, which will support global non-profit sustainability initiatives.
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https://www.generationim.com/GreenRoad TechnologiesSeventh GenerationAl Gore
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Harvest PowerSolarCityHans Mehn
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To deliver superior investment performance by consistently taking
Infinite Power SolutionsLila Preston
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a long-term view and fully integrating sustainability research within
M-KOPAMark Ferguson
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a rigorous framework of traditional financial analysis. Delivering
Nest LabsMiguel Nogales
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outstanding investment results will also achieve our goal of proving
RecycleBank
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the business case for Sustainable Capitalism.
Seventh Generation
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SolarCity
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TerraLUX
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$1,080,000,000Breakthrough Energy
Breakthrough Energy Ventures, LLC ($1B)
Dec, 2016Mukesh AmbaniBill GatesMoskowitz/TunaJeff Bezos
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http://www.b-t.energy/John ArnoldMukesh AmbaniHasso Platner
HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal
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Bill GatesMarc Benioff
Julian Robertson
John Arnold
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Investing in a Carbonless FutureJohn DoerrVinod Khosla
Nat & Laura Simons
Mukesh Ambani
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Rodi GuideroJack Ma
Patrice Motsepe
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Vinod KhoslaZuckerberg/ChanTom Steyer
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Hasso PlatnerMeg WhitmanGeorge Soros
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Jack MaRatan TataMasayoshi Son
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$885,000,000Leap Frog Investments
LeapFrog Financial Inclusion Fund ($135mm)
2009AllLifeExpress Life InsuranceAndrew KuporPrudential Financil
Mauritius incorporation. Claim 25%IIR (3x returns). Invests between $10mm and $50mm in capital.
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http://www.leapfroginvest.com/LeapFrog Fund II ($400mm)2014ApolloGary HerbertOPIC
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LeapFrog Prudential Fund ($350mm)6/2016BIMAJim RothUK CDC
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[Raising an $800mm starting 12/16]Express Life Insurance
Soros Economic Development Fund
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Goodlife Insurance
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LeapFrog invests capital, people and knowledge in purpose-driven businesses,
IFMR Holdings / IMFR Capital
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helping them to grow, to be profitable and to have real social impact. This is how
Jumo
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we achieve top-tier returns for our investors. And how we enable striving emerging
Magma Fincorp
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consumers to propel themselves into prosperity and security.
Mahindra Insurance Brokers
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This is a synergy, not a trade-off.Petra Trust
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Resolution Insurance
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Shriram
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Syn Mun Kong
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UT Life
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$630,000,000DBL PartnersBay Area Equity Fund I ($75mm)2004Advanced Microgrid SolutionseMeterNancy Pfund
goldenstateinvestmentfund.com/
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www.dblpartners.vcBay Area Equity Fund II ($150mm)2008-2011AkrosOPX BioIra EhrenpreisJPMorgan
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DBL Partners III ($404mm)2015Apeel SciencesSolar City (IPO)Cynthia Ringo
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BrightSource EnergyTesla (IPO)Mark Perutz
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We invest in companies that can deliver top-tier venture capital
Ecologic
Marc Van Den Berg
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returns and enable social, environmental and economic benefits.
EcoScraps
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In fact, we believe healthy financial performance and positive
eMeter
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social change are inherently connected.
Farmers Business Network
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Kateeva
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NEXTracker
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Off Grid Electric
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Ogin
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OPX Bio
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Planet
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PowerGenix
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Primus Power
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Revolution Foods
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Siva Power
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Solar City
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SpaceX
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Tesla
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The Real Real
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View
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Est. $400,000,000
Omidyarself-funded. 2001-2016AltSchoolPierre OmidyarPierre is only LP
Combined with a large non-profit arm. Invests range from non-fincial impact grants to pure market investments
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https://www.omidyar.com/Change.org
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d.light design
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A philanthropic investment firm, we support market-based
MicroEnsure
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approaches with the potential for large-scale, catalytic impact.
Nation Builder
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Off Grid Electric
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Vistaar
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$500,000,000??Chan Zuckerberg InitiativeDec, 2015AndelaMark and Precilla
Self funded by FB shares. Will surely be well over $1B. Unknown what percent are for for-profit investments
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https://chanzuckerberg.com/Byjus
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Meta AI (acquisition)
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CZI promotes equality and focuses on advancing human potential.
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$315,375,980Obvious VenturesObvious Ventures I, L.P. ($123mm)2015Beyond MeetAndrew Beebe
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https://obvious.com/Obvious Ventures II, L.P. ($191mm)2017Change.orgEvan Williams
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Diamond FoundryJames Joaquin
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Our idea is the opposite of corporate philanthropy. It’s the idea
EnbalaVischal Vasishth
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that #worldpositive businesses have advantages in the market
Good Eggs
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and can outperform their more traditional peers. These types of
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