May 29, 2024

How SJF Changed Our Impact Reporting to More Effectively Engage with Portfolio Companies

Earlier this year, SJF Ventures completed its 2023 Impact Survey — a comprehensive review of each of our portfolio companies that assesses the social and environmental impacts of their operations. Our goal as an impact investment firm is to accelerate the positive benefits these companies bring to society, “bending the […]

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May 22, 2024

Easy Metrics Receives Substantial Investment

Congratulations to Easy Metrics on a $31 million investment by Nexa Equity. Easy Metrics empowers leaders to drive operational speed and efficiency, cut waste, prioritize investments, and adopt labor and automation strategies that ultimately fuel the growth of their businesses. Easy Metrics is based in Bellevue, Washington, and serves more […]

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February 1, 2024

In a Tumultuous Market, These Trends Will Shape Workforce Startups in 2024

By Arrun Kapoor Over the last 12–18 months, we’ve seen some dramatic shifts in the economic and technology environments surrounding education and workforce development. The post-pandemic era of flush corporate budgets has been replaced with more conservative purchasing and decision making. To make things more challenging, advances in generative AI […]

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August 2, 2023

Why We Invested in Revalue Nature

As the earth’s climate crisis continues to unfold, SJF Ventures is engaging with a broadening array of companies fighting climate change. We are looking to back businesses not only in areas where we a have been active for decades – such as in clean energy, energy efficiency, mobility, circular economy […]

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June 29, 2023

SJF Market Analysis Outlines Startups Disrupting Menopause Care, Opportunities for Investors

Menopause has long been overlooked and misunderstood. It is a condition that is, at worst, the butt of jokes and, at best, discussed in whispers. In recent months, however, that narrative has shifted. The New York Times (here,  here and here), Bloomberg, and Axios have all called attention to menopause, […]

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June 26, 2023

DUOS Raises $10M in Additional Capital from Strategic & Impact Investors

The funding, led by Primetime Partners, SJF Ventures, and CEOC‘s Aging Innovation Fund, will fuel the digital health company’s continued expansion of its technology platform and engagement services for older adults and caregivers. NEW YORK, June 22, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — 3 – DUOS, a digital health company focused on empowering older adults to […]

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May 31, 2023

Carrum Health Raises $45 Million to Expand Care

SAN FRANCISCO, May 30, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Carrum Health today announced an oversubscribed $45 million Series B financing led by OMERS Growth Equity. Revelation Partners joined the round along with return investors Tiger Global, Wildcat Venture Partners, Cross Creek and SpringRock Ventures. Carrum Health will use the funding to expand its growing oncology benefit offerings and scale its surgical […]

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May 18, 2023

City Innovate Announces ServiceNow Partnership and $12M Series A Round

LAS VEGAS — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today, City Innovate – the expert in accelerating document-centered workflows for government procurement, contracts, grants, and budgeting for federal, state, and large local government – is announcing the general availability of three City Innovate end-to-end solutions built on ServiceNow: City Innovate S2PInsight™ – Source […]

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