Category Archives: family offices

Venture Funding With a Twist: Founders Have to Give Back

Social entrepreneurship and venture capital are often an uneasy fit. The emphasis on fast growth and outsize returns can push founder to stray from their mission. Now, a new venture fund is marrying social impact and Millennial values with early stage investing—and redefining the term sheet in the process. The fund, Aera VC, is a […]

PRIs: An Underused Funding Tool for Family Foundations and Social Enterprises

“It’s like startup nation! There are so many different businesses. And there’s so much money out there—and you can find these people.” – Joanne Wilson, Angel Investor, NYC Great advice, right? Then why do so many entrepreneurs and investors struggle to find one another? The answer is that yes, there is a lot of money […]