Avesta Capital LLC
Colorado, United States
Equity investing - Developed Markets
Service with Minor Environmental Footprint
At Avesta Fund, we champion startup founders driving decarbonization and economic inclusion for a more sustainable and prosperous future. We believe that profit and purpose can be a virtuous cycle. To address humanity's biggest problems like climate change and economic inequality, we need innovative, scalable and profitable solutions. We help our seed-stage startups bridge the tech, venture and impact investing worlds – to attract like-minded investors, colleagues and customers as they drive toward impact and commercial success. We invest in tech-enabled companies in North America whose positive impact is aligned with their business. We prioritize (but are not limited to) diverse founding teams. We typically invest at the earliest stages (pre-seed or seed) at which founders raise money from institutional investors. Some of the areas we focus our investments in include: Climate Change: Sustainable Agriculture, Energy Efficiency, Clean Energy, Circular Economy, Green Buildings, Climate Finance, and Digital Solutions. Economic Opportunity: Education, Financial Inclusion, Future of Work, Affordable Housing, Entrepreneurship Development.
Overall B Impact Score
Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.
What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.
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