SJF Ventures

SJF values the passion and dedication needed by entrepreneurs to convert brilliant ideas into extraordinary businesses. We help companies succeed by providing growth capital and assisting entrepreneurs with the demanding challenges they face.


Location: 
Durham, NC
Type: 
Venture Capital Firm
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Since establishing its first venture fund in 1999, SJF has provided venture financing for and assisted companies in the cleantech, consumer brand, business services, and Web-enhanced services markets. Representative investment areas include renewable energy and efficiency, organic and healthy consumer products, digital media, and outsourced business services. The firm’s principals work closely with entrepreneurs to pursue growth opportunities, recruit additional management, obtain debt and equity capital, and execute company acquisitions.

SJF believes that exceptional returns are available to companies that address current energy, climate, and other global and local issues with compelling solutions and effective engagement of employees. Moreover, many of the best and brightest entrepreneurs and management teams are looking to work in positive impact enterprises and are interested in working with investors with a similar vision.

Here's a partial list of SJF Ventures' green portfolio companies:


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