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Money Moving in the Right Direction

Investors' Circle invests over $1 million in Impact Entrepreneurs first quarter of 2012
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Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 9:00am

(3BL Media) March 29, 2012 - Values Aligned: Making a Profit and Solving World Problems

Investors’ Circle facilitated investments of more than $1 million into six impact companies the first quarter of 2012.  Spanning four industries (Sustainable Consumer Products, Digital Media and Software, Cleantech and Education), each of these burgeoning enterprises reflects the specific core values of this twenty-year-old network of early stage investors.  The primary criteria set by Investors’ Circle is that the opportunities shared through their network must combine social, environmental and financial returns.

  • Grower's Secret Provides a safe and organic replacement to traditional fertilizers.
  • DailyWorth An online platform for women to learn about money.
  • Locus Energy Online data management services that are paving the way for the widespread adoption of alternative energy solutions.
  • LearnZillion A learning platform that combines video lessons, assessments and progress reporting.
  • Black Gold Biofuels  Specializes in resource recovery from wastewater streams,
harvesting renewable energy and other bioproducts from wastewater.
  • Runa   Promotes healthy lifestyles and livelihoods by connecting producers and consumers through sustainable Amazonian products.

Investors’ Circle is the largest and oldest network of angel investors, venture capitalists, foundations and family offices that are using private capital to promote the transition to a sustainable economy. IC has facilitated the flow of $150 million into 230 companies and funds dedicated to impact.  Entrepreneurs looking to raise capital can learn more here.  Investors that would like more information about investment opportunities through Investors' Circle can learn more here.