December 20, 2011

SJF portfolio company eRecyclingCorps raises $35 mm from Kleiner Perkins

eRecyclingCorps Secures $35M from Kleiner Perkins; Turns Wireless eWaste into a Working Asset Former CEOs of Sprint PCS, RadioShack Build At-Scale Wireless Device Collection Model to Bridge Environmental and Digital Divide Irving, Texas — December 20, 2011 — eRecyclingCorps, a partner to global wireless carriers and retailers in the management of wireless e-waste as an…

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December 16, 2011

SJF Ventures featured in Dow Jones Venture Wire

SJF Ventures’ differentiated investment approach, especially in cleantech, along with a 12 year track record that includes five exits in just the last eighteen months, is attracting significant interest from investors for their third fund, targeted at $75 million. Read more about what is setting SJF apart from other funds in the December 12, 2011 Dow Jones Venture Wire article.

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October 5, 2011

SJF Portfolio Company CleanScapes to Merge with Recology

October 4, 2011 CleanScapes to Merge with Recology SJF Ventures II portfolio company, CleanScapes, based in Seattle, WA has entered into an agreement to merge with Recology, a San Francisco based waste and recycling service provider. Recology is an employee-owned company (ESOP) and reported revenue of $500 million in 2007, its last publicly reported figure….

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July 11, 2011

Investors’ Circle to Merge with SJF Institute

Partnership accelerates connection between high-caliber impact entrepreneurs and values-led investors Durham, NC and San Francisco, CA – July 11, 2011 – SJF Institute (SJFI) and Investors’ Circle (IC) today announced a strategic merger to more efficiently and effectively unleash the power of the impact investing marketplace. The merger will increase entrepreneurs’ access to capital, resources…

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May 2, 2011

ServiceChannel Named 2011 Vendor of the Year

SERVICECHANNEL NAMED 2011 VENDOR OF THE YEAR  AT PRSM NATIONAL CONFERENCE NASHVILLE, TN,  – The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) named ServiceChannel as 2011 Vendor of the Year at an awards ceremony during its National Conference here on Monday night, April 4, 2011. According to PRSM, the award is determined each year by a…

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February 28, 2011

CEI Testimonial

“Community Energy was impressed by the expertise, diligence and deep network SJF Ventures demonstrated in leading our $6 MM Series A round. After the investment, SJF has been active on the board in the recruitment of new independent Directors, strategic insights on expansion, industry and finance referrals, and market intelligence. They also supported our plans…

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February 14, 2011

Community Energy, Inc. Sells 7.8 MW Solar Project to Constellation Energy

Constellation Energy to Acquire 7.8 MW Solar Project from Community Energy, Inc., One of the Three Largest Solar Projects in New Jersey BALTIMORE and RADNOR, Pa. (February 14, 2011) – Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) and Community Energy Solar, LLC (Community Energy), today announced that Constellation, through its retail business, has agreed to acquire a 7.8…

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February 2, 2011

MediaMath Honored with Second Straight AlwaysOn OnMedia 100 Award

MEDIAMATH HONORED BY ALWAYSON FOR THIRD TIME, SECOND STRAIGHT ONMEDIA 100 Demand-Side Platform’s CEO to Lend Insights at OnMedia Conference NEW YORK, NY – January 31, 2011 – For the third time in as many years, demand-side platform MediaMath has taken home a prestigious AlwaysOn prize – this time nabbing a second straight OnMedia 100…

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January 20, 2011

SJF Ventures Starts Off 2011 with Investment in Optoro

Durham, NC and Lanham, MD – January 20, 2011 – SJF Ventures announced today it has invested in Optoro, a company providing comprehensive asset recovery solutions for the distressed inventory of retailers, manufacturers and 3rd party providers.  SJF’s investment completes Optoro’s $1.85 million Series A financing, which also includes QED Investors and Phil Pfeffer of…

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