Our Story

//EDIT THIS:Todd, Kurt, Chester, Aaron got together over some non-coffee beverage and decided they wanted to have a bigger impact in people’s lives than the then-available versions of venture capital. After a setback and a market crash, Kurt came back and started a VC firm. It spun off and became the Sorenson Impact Fund. After a few years, it became clear that there was a gap in the market: there wasn’t reliable funding for early-stage impact businesses. Dan took on the challenge of starting an impact investing fund with a focus on early-stage startups that have great impact potential.

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 We use data to make decisions and take the time to do the job right. We look forward to rolling up our sleeves and doing the hard work.

We use data to make decisions and take the time to do the job right. We look forward to rolling up our sleeves and doing the hard work.

 We value outcomes and not activities. We encourage honest and transparent communication about failures and lessons learned, both internally and with our portfolio companies.  We hold ourselves and our team members accountable.

We value outcomes and not activities. We encourage honest and transparent communication about failures and lessons learned, both internally and with our portfolio companies.  We hold ourselves and our team members accountable.

 We believe that diversity of thought makes us all better. This means that we share our opinions and listen to others’. We are willing to have tough conversations. We recognize what we don’t know and have confidence in what we do know.

We believe that diversity of thought makes us all better. This means that we share our opinions and listen to others’. We are willing to have tough conversations. We recognize what we don’t know and have confidence in what we do know.

 We invest in our own people and make our investment decisions largely based on the quality of the entrepreneur. We expect to add value to every relationship.

We invest in our own people and make our investment decisions largely based on the quality of the entrepreneur. We expect to add value to every relationship.

 We don’t have time for pride or arrogance. We operate with empathy when a disagreement or problem arises. We assume the best in each other.

We don’t have time for pride or arrogance. We operate with empathy when a disagreement or problem arises. We assume the best in each other.