Jenson Funding Partners LLP

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

London Borough of Southwark, United Kingdom

Certified Since

August 2022

Industry

Equity investing - Developed Markets

Sector

Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Operates In

Ireland,

United Kingdom

Jenson Funding Partners is the approachable startup investment firm specialising in working with founders throughout their early-stage growth - from pre-seed to Series A. Its diverse and experienced team understands what a business needs at each stage and combines quickly deployed capital with hands-on support to successfully scale the companies in their portfolio and deliver returns for investors. Jenson is an established player in the early-stage VC ecosystem with ambitions to grow. Having launched one of the first and longest-running SEIS funds, the firm has helped shape the landscape of startup investment over the past decade - pioneering the industry standards for SEIS and EIS investments. The firm is currently in a growth stage growing its EIS portfolio, and creating its first institutional fund, which will continue to support its portfolio companies as they scale. Jenson prides itself on inclusivity, not exclusivity. The fund invests in businesses across a range of industries to create a diverse investment portfolio across sectors, geographies and founder backgrounds. A core criteria of the fund is that the founders it backs are experts in their field and through an open ethos it has been able to attract high-performing portfolio companies led by impressive founders

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Jenson Funding Partners LLP earned an overall score of 87.0. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
87
87 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 18.0

The Governance Impact Area evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social and 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.

Mission & Engagement1.5
Ethics & Transparency6.4
+ Mission Locked10

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.


Workers 22.7

The Workers Impact Area evaluates a company's contributions to its employees' financial security, health and safety, wellness, career development, as well as overall engagement and satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Financial Security11.6
Health, Wellness, & Safety4.0
Career Development3.0
Engagement & Satisfaction2.3

Community 25.7

The Community Impact Area evaluates a company's engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity, and inclusion; economic impact; civic engagement; charitable giving; and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion8.3
Economic Impact11.4
Civic Engagement & Giving1.8
Supply Chain Management0.7

Environment 2.1

The Environment Impact Area evaluates a company's overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company's operations and, when applicable, its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management0.4
Air & Climate0.1
Water0.0
Land & Life1.0

Customers 18.3

The Customers Impact Area evaluates a company's stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts and media products, serving underserved customers or clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship3.0
+ Mission Lock0.9
+ Past Performance0.4
+ Current Fund0.1
+ Positive Impact7.8
+ Portfolio Reporting0
+ Capacity Building3.8
+ Fund Governance2.2

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.



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score87

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