- We are a Grand Challenges impact investing fund, bringing venture capital standards into the social enterprise sector, to create powerful social businesses that solve humanitarian problems.
- Our work has been featured by Forbes, GeekWire, Sustainable Business Oregon, KATU, Portland Business Journal. We grew out of a thinktank for social impact, the Social Venture Society.
- In 2012 we participated in the White House Business Council for American Economic Competitiveness, and in 2013 the SBA and Global Accelerator Network recognized us as one of the top 16 accelerators in the US.
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Interested in tackling growth milestones with peer founders and a seasoned advisor? Connect with our partner accelerator, TenX.org.
Curious about impact investing? Learn more about our Impact Investing Education Series and how you can get involved.
Does putting capital to work for good interest you? Read more to learn about investment opportunities with the NWSVFund team.
Our team brings passion, philanthrocapitalist values, sharp business & investing expertise, and a strong work ethic. Read more about our Fund Advisors, Management Team, and University Analytics Staff.
Are you a social impact hacker or philanthrocapitalism junkie? Come hang out with us at the Social Venture Society unconferences, “Hacking Social Impact”, this year in Seattle, Portland or San Francisco.