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Letters from Lauren: April 2024

Letters from Lauren: April 2024

Across recent projects, our goal remains the same: Getting capital into the hands of social impact-minded businesses, nonprofits, and initiatives that don’t usually qualify for conventional capital. In other words—flowing capital where it doesn’t, but should.

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Letters from Lauren: June/July 2022

Letters from Lauren: June/July 2022

We’re welcoming summer, (safe) gathering, and new fund launches with our partners—and still mourning that the long battles against COVID-19 and systemic bias continue.

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Letters from Lauren: May/June 2022

Letters from Lauren: May/June 2022

Reflecting on Memorial Day and the second anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, it’s easy to feel like we’re treading water as a society. But we believe in the power of freedom dreams and radical imagination to continue building a future that works for all.

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Food Funded 2022

Food Funded 2022

Food entrepreneurs and investors gathered for educational workshops and live investment presentations to catalyze funding for food ventures at this year’s Food Funded summit. 

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Letters from Lauren: April/May 2022

Letters from Lauren: April/May 2022

Reflecting on Memorial Day and the second anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, it’s easy to feel like we’re treading water as a society. But we believe in the power of freedom dreams and radical imagination to continue building a future that works for all.

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Letters from Lauren: March/April 2022

Letters from Lauren: March/April 2022

After two years of being selected for the ImpactAssets IA 50 Emerging Impact Manager list (in 2020 and 2021—an honor in itself!), this year we moved to the big kids’ table on the IA 50 Fund Manager list as we surpassed three years of track record and $25M in assets under management.

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Letters from Lauren: February/March 2022

Letters from Lauren: February/March 2022

I was honored to join The Brookings Institution for a panel discussion on the state of Black businesses in America in partnership with the Path to 15|55 initiative. The panel amplified a new Brookings report taking a regional lens on Black business ecosystems.

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