East Bay Access to Capital

Venture Capital

Keiretsu Forum
Conglomerate of individuals to provide private equity to entrepreneurs and startups. The forum is made up of venture capitalists, incubators, universities and community members. Investments are made during early stage development and fund $250,000 to $2 million for individual projects. The majority of investments are made in technology based startups. 

Alliance for Community Development
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides access to capital to businesses in low and moderate income communities an owned by minorities, disabled veterans and women. The organization has established the Bay Area Equity Fund for neighborhoods whose median household income is 80% less than the County median. 

Berkeley Angel Network
Angel investors comprised of UC Berkeley alumni, existing and past faculty. Each member of the group makes their own investment decisions. 

Brightpath Capital Partners
Investment firm dedicated to invest in high growth businesses and sustainable environments in the Bay Area. The company services private companies who are striving to positively impact communities while building success businesses. The team has experience with entrepreneurship, operations and provides access to a network of partners and resources. 

DBL Investors - Double Bottom Line Venture Capital
Venture capital firm that invests in companies with social, environmental and economic returns in the Cleantech, Information Technology, Healthcare and Sustainability industry clusters. 

Investors Circle
Network of angel investors and venture capitalists dedicated to early stage investments. The organization invests in businesses dedicated to improving the environment, education, community and health. 

RSF Social Finance
Investment fund dedicated to invest in a direct loan fund made up of social enterprises and nonprofit organizations. Investors providing funding into the loan fund and the program provides loans, lines of credit and financing. Funds are dedicated to businesses to improve society and the environment.