“We became a Pioneer GIIRS Fund, because we feel that it is important as an impact investor to not only measure financial returns, but also our social and environmental performance. GIIRS will allow us to measure our impact in a way that is consistent with other leading impact oriented funds in the space."

- Joe Glorfield, Partner, TBL Capital


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SJF Ventures II
GIIRS Pioneer | Certified B Corporation
Fund Manager Name: SJF Ventures
Fund Manager Website: www.sjfventures.com
Rated: 01.09.2012

Fund Description

Through its investment funds, SJF Ventures provides equity financings from $1MM to $10MM, solo or in syndicates, to companies seeking expansion capital in the fields of cleantech and technology-enhanced services.

Fund Mission

SJF Ventures is a venture capital fundfocused on delivering superior financialreturns through investments in high growth, positive impact companies.SJF has a twelve-year successful recordof assisting visionary and talentedmanagement teams in building industry leading firms. SJF provides strongexpertise and networks in the cleantech,sustainability and technology-enhancedservices sectors.

Vintage Year


Geographic and Industry Investment Targets

Target Industry

Agriculture, forestry & fishing | Education | Electricity, gas & air conditioning | Human health & social work | Information & communication | Manufactured Goods | Water, sewerage & waste management

Target Industries Description

Cleantech and sustainability, business services, and Web-enhanced services.

Investment Region(s)

North America

Countries of Investment

United States

Geographic Target Description

None provided

Impact Investment Targets

Impact Targets

Socially beneficial prod/serv | Environmentally beneficial prod/serv | Workforce development | Environmentally beneficial practices

Socially Beneficial Products & Services

Health | Economic &/or empowerment opportunities | Education

Socially Beneficial Products & Services Description

None provided

Environmentally Beneficial Products & Services

Renewable energy/Cleantech | Energy efficency | Waste reduction | Pollution prevention | Education, measurement, or research

Environmentally Beneficial Products & Services Description

None provided