January 19, 2017

SJF Ventures Wins 2017 Circular Economy Investor Award

January 17, 2017, Davos, Switzerland – SJF Ventures is proud to accept the 2017 Circular Economy Investor Award, one of seven award categories for the Circulars, which recognize individuals and organizations that have made notable contributions to the circular economy.  The World Economic Forum’s Community of Young Global Leaders, in collaboration with Accenture Strategy, awarded the Circulars…

Read More

December 15, 2016

SJF Ventures Closes Fourth Fund at $125 Million

December 15, 2016, Durham, NC – SJF Ventures has closed SJF Ventures IV, L.P., a $125 million fund investing in high-growth companies creating a healthier, smarter and cleaner future.  The oversubscribed fund will build on proven impact investment strategies from three previous SJF funds that have delivered superior financial returns and driven sizable positive impacts in…

Read More

December 31, 2015

The New York Times Highlights Optoro’s Role in Holiday Returns

“In Season of Returning, a Start-Up Tries to Find Homes for the Rejects” Read the full story at The New York Times.

Read More

July 26, 2010

CleanLinks events in NYC, July 29, and RTP, August 17

Come out and enjoy an evening of free networking with local business professionals interested in growing the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency and other cleantech sectors.   NYC CleanLinks Event: July 29, 2010 6 – 8 pm Connolly’s 121 West 45th Street, 2nd Floor(between 6th Ave and Broadway)New York, NY Register Here   RTP CleanLinks Event August…

Read More

February 10, 2010

SJF Launches CleanLinks – A Network for Cleantech Professionals

SJF Announces New Networking Group in RTP and NYC, CleanLinks SJF Ventures is expanding upon its successful cleantech business networking events in 2009 under the new name CleanLinks. CleanLinks happy hour events will remain free and open to all business professionals with an interest in growing the fields of cleantech, renewable energy, energy efficiency and related environmental business sectors.   The…

Read More

November 23, 2009

UNC’s Business Accelerator for Sustainable Entrepreneurship – Call for Applicants by November 15!

The Center for Sustainable Enterprise at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School invites early-stage sustainable and clean energy businesses from across North Carolina to join BASE, UNC’s Business Accelerator for Sustainable Entrepreneurship. Benefits for members of BASE include access to workshops and networking sessions, discounted rates from BASE Resource Partners and business coaching. Click here to learn…

Read More

November 23, 2009

REBN-RTP Happy Hour, December 14

Save the Date!!! REBN-RTP Happy Hour, December 14 Irregardless Cafe901 W Morgan StRaleigh, NC 276035:30 pm – 7:30 pmFree (Cash bar available) More details to come! Please see the group’s website at www.rebn-rtp.weebly.com or contact rebnrtp@sjfventures.com for more information.

Read More

November 23, 2009

SJF Cleantech Mentorship Program Accepting Applications

SJF is pleased to announce the launch of our SJF Cleantech Mentorship Program which will take place in New York starting in January 2010, with support from the Citi Foundation. This program provides a unique opportunity for cleantech entrepreneurs to accelerate the growth of their companies by engaging with experienced entrepreneurial and industry leaders. The…

Read More