Opinion: 9 Principles Of Venture Capital Jumping On The Impact Train
July 8, 2021
Jonathan and Christian wrote about 9 simple principles to follow if you are thinking about starting to invest impactful
We know that we need capital now more than ever that can be invested into solutions that can be used as a force for good. We need LP investors to start viewing the VC asset class not from a risk perspective but as an opportunity enabler that has a real chance to solve the world’s most pressing challenges if combined with a systemic impact lense. The scientific evidence points to the fact that we simply cannot isolate financial return from other effects: there must also be a transition from short-termism to thinking more clearly about longer-term outcomes that are for the benefit of the greater good and this requires the primary purpose at the outset to shift from solely financial gains to equal gains for people, planet and profits.