Impact VC focused on IP-oriented science & technology start-ups from underserved markets across the country. We work with engineers and scientists solving our most critical problems in a broad spectrum of areas including: Agriculture, AI, Clean Energy, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Novel Materials, and Robotics.
Hopelab is a social innovation lab focused on designing science-based technologies to improve the health and well-being of teens and young adults. Hopelab seeks to meaningfully and measurably improve the health and well-being of teens and young adults, by partnering to develop and distribute behavior-change products that are driven by science, powered by technology, and co-created with young people.
Innovations in Healthcare is a nonprofit organization hosted by Duke University and founded in 2011 by Duke Health, McKinsey & Company, and the World Economic Forum. We aim to improve healthcare worldwide by supporting the scale and impact of promising innovations. At the heart of Innovations in Healthcare is our network of 80+ innovators from 70+ countries around the world working to expand access to affordable, quality healthcare. Every year, we identify and recruit entrepreneurs with promising models of healthcare to apply to join our network as innovators. Through a highly competitive process, we then select the best organizations to join us. We help connect these innovators with opportunities, information, and contacts they need to scale up their work We facilitate the development and dissemination of focused insights and new evidence about healthcare innovation and strategies to scale and replicate good ideas. During this time, we have helped to unlock significant funding for the social enterprises in our network including helping 25 enterprises unlock $56 million in capital.
PRIME Coalition is a 501(c)(3) public charity that enables philanthropists to invest charitable capital in extraordinary companies that combat climate change, have a high likelihood of achieving commercial success, and would otherwise have a difficult time raising sufficient financial support.
PRIME has mobilized over $16 million on a deal-by-deal basis to back 7 start-ups since mid-2015, each of which could mitigate 1 gigaton/year of CO2 equivalent emissions when deployed at scale.
PRIME is raising a $20-40MM impact fund to scale this investment activity, with support from an operational grant by the U.S. Department of Energy.
The PRIME Impact Fund will conduct its first close during Summer 2018.
The Telluride Foundation is a community foundation serving SW Colorado that provides grants to nonprofits, builds capacity in the nonprofit, business and public sectors, and owns and operates strategic initiative including rural entrepreneurship ecosystem building.
The vision of Dallas Women’s Foundation (the Foundation) is that all women and girls will possess the dignity, skills and resources to be strong, independent, self-sufficient and contributing members of the community. The mission of the Foundation is to strengthen the entire community by increasing the investment in women and girls and empowering women’s philanthropy. The core values of the Foundation include gender equity, empowerment of women, diversity, inclusion, honesty and integrity.