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SJF Makes New Investment in Aseptia

Troy and Durham, NC – February 26, 2013 – SJF Ventures announced today it has invested in Aseptia, a state-of-the-art aseptic food processing technology company. SJF participated in Aseptia’s $6 million Series C financing, which also includes angel investors and management. The financing is being used to expand the company’s manufacturing capacity to meet customer […] [Read More]

eRecyclingCorps Achieves Record 10 Million Wireless Device Trade-Ins

Mobile device trade-in leader sets new collection record, nearly triples year-over-year volume Barcelona, Spain and Brussels, Belgium– February 25, 2013 – eRecyclingCorps (eRC), the world’s leading provider of operator-grade wireless device trade-in solutions, today announced that it has completed 10 million wireless device trade-ins since its inception in 2009. eRC nearly tripled its collection volumes […] [Read More]

groSolar Earns Accolades over Camden WWT Solar Project

January 29, 2013 groSolar successfully completed installation of a 1.8MW solar project over the Camden, NJ waste water treatment plant.    The project is producing output at a rate of approximately 2.2 million kilowatt-hours of electricity per year, enough to meet the needs of more than 400 homes.    The number of EPC firms able to […] [Read More]

MediaMath Early Leader on Facebook Exchange

MediaMath Clients Driving Higher Click-Throughs, Conversions and Brand Metrics Through Facebook Exchange Inventory Global brands and agencies are seeing improved ad performance by leveraging MediaMath’s TerminalOne buying platform to access Facebook® Exchange. MediaMath is one of the Facebook Preferred Marketing Developers given early access to inventory on the Facebook Exchange. Early results from MediaMath’s campaigns […] [Read More]

SJF Invests in BioSurplus

SJF Participates in Oversubscribed Round in BioSurplus, First Investment for Fund III July 17, 2012 – SJF Ventures announced today it has invested in BioSurplus, a company providing turnkey services for managing the entire life cycle of laboratory instruments in the life sciences industry. SJF’s investment completes BioSurplus’ $2.4 million Series A financing, which also […] [Read More]

SJF Releases 2012 Positive Impacts Report

May 18, 2012 For the 11th consecutive year, SJF Ventures, with support from SJF Institute, conducted an annual Positive Impacts survey to assess the impact among SJF portfolio companies.   The 17 most active portfolio companies in SJF I and II were surveyed, which included collecting new data as part of SJF’s participation as a […] [Read More]

Recent Press on SJF Ventures’ Third Fund in WSJ, Bloomberg, Entrepreneur.com and more

Wall Street Journal – WSJ.com - Citi Leads Investment in SJF’s New Fund  “The team at SJF Ventures had to undergo federal background checks, submit fingerprints and provide 20 references each in order to obtain a license from the Small Business Administration for its new nationally focused impact investment fund, SJF Ventures III LP…” Read More   The […] [Read More]

SJF Ventures Launches Third Fund

The launch of SJF Ventures III marks an important milestone for SJF.  It is a truly exciting time as we set out to build a new, exceptional portfolio.  If you know of exciting companies that are scaling rapidly and delivering strong social and environmental impacts, please get in touch with us! When our team first […] [Read More]

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 […] [Read More]

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. [Read More]