Benefit Corporations Raising Capital

The investor community has led the charge by supporting the 3,000 benefit corporation entrepreneurs. More and more, we’re seeing entrepreneurs chose to become benefit corporations and proceeding to do large-scale successful capital raises from traditional investors. To see a case study put together by data.world about their experience raising venture funds click here.

Benefit Corps with Investors: Alter Eco, AltSchool, APDS, Cotopaxi, Ello, Ethical Electric, Farmigo, Kickstarter, Laureate Education Inc., Schoolzilla, data.world, Ripple Foods, Lemonade, and yerdle.

Investors that are invested in a benefit corp: Abundance Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Baseline Ventures, Benchmark, Betaworks, Brand Foundry, Bullet Time Ventures, Capital, Freshtracks Capital, Claremont Creek Ventures, Collaborative Fund, CommonAngels Ventures, DBL Investors, Emerson Collective, First Round Capital, Forerunner Ventures, Formation|8, Founders Fund, Foundry Group, Generation Equity Investors, Good Capital, Greycroft Partners, Hallett Capital, Harrison Metal, Impact America Fund, Kapor Capital, KKR, Kortschak Investments, Learn Capital,Lighter Capital, Matrix Partners, New Enterprise Associates, New School Ventures, Omidyar Network, Pacific Community Ventures, Peterson Ventures, Prelude Ventures, Reach: New Schools Capital,Red Swan Ventures, Renewal Funds, Serious Change, Sequoia Ventures, SherpaVentures, Tekton Ventures,The Westly Group, Thrive Capital and Union Square Ventures.

 

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