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Rethink Impact

Who Are We?

Rethink Impact is a venture capital fund that invests in social impact companies with the potential to deliver market-rate financial returns for investors alongside transformational social and environmental change. There are two main lenses for Rethink Impact's investments: gender diverse management teams and technology-enabled businesses. The fund is focused on the health, education, sustainability, and economic empowerment sectors. The leadership team and Investment Committee have experience operating and investing in impact companies. "Investing in women not only helps us achieve gender parity, but is good business and good for the economy." Jenny Abramson Founder & Managing Partner, Rethink Impact Read about their recent close here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200709005479/en/Rethink-Impact-Closes-182M-Fund-II-Making

Target Size of Funds

$182,000,000 (Fund II Raised)

Founder(s)

Jenny Abramson
Jenny Abramson is the Founder & Managing Partner of Rethink Impact, sitting on the boards of Ellevest, FutureFuel.io, Sempre Health and as a board observer for Neurotrack. Previously, Jenny served as CEO of LiveSafe, a tech security company focused on preventing school shootings and sexual assaults. She also held leadership roles at The Washington Post, Personal (a data tech company), The Boston Consulting Group, D.C. Public Schools, and Teach for America. Jenny is a board member of the NFL Players, Inc., DC Prep, and is board chair of Georgetown Day School. She is also an active member of All Raise, co-leading their data efforts. Finally, she is an Advisory Board member of the Camden Partners Nexus Fund (an early stage health focused VC fund). Jenny has been covered in Forbes, on CNN, in The New York Times, and in The Washington Post, interviewed on Squawk Box, featured at the Code Conference, at the United Nations, at the G7, and on Capitol Hill, and was named one of EntrepreneurÕs 100 Powerful Women and a DC Tech Titan. She received bachelorÕs and masterÕs degrees with honors from Stanford University, an MBA with honors and the DeanÕs Award from Harvard Business School (where she also served on the Investment Committee for Shareholder Responsibility for Harvard University) and was a Fulbright Scholar at The London School of Economics.
Stage : Series B, Series A
Sector : Healthcare, Education, Cleantech, Fintech
Region : North America
Country : US