Connecting Capital to Impact
Provides the greatest potential for success and social mobility
We must address it now, before the opportunity to prevent it floats away.
But cannot afford health insurance.
That build scalable, impactful solutions profitably and drive economic growth
A better future in healthy, thriving communities of tomorrow
Together we can make the world KINDer.
Kind Capital’s mission is to drive positive impact on a billion vulnerable lives…prudently, conscientiously, sustainably and profitably. We envision a world where all individuals have equitable access to opportunities to reach their full potential in healthy, thriving communities. To deliver on that mission, we leverage the full spectrum of impact investing tools in collaboration with leading stakeholder partners across the ecosystem to drive scalable, sustainable impact. Philanthropy alone cannot solve the biggest challenges and existential threats faced by society today; there must be systematic, integrated solutions across multiple stakeholders: public, private and philanthropic.
Diverse in experience, united in mission. The Kind Capital team brings 100+ years of combined experience across industries and leadership roles, authentically mission-driven to leverage our skills to catalyze positive sustainable impact while driving financial returns for our partners & investors. We have experience working with early stage companies through large Fortune 500 conglomerates across the full spectrum of asset classes, including structuring program-related investments (PRI), mission-related investments (MRI), social impact bonds (SIB) and income share agreements (ISA).
Founder and CEO
SWOT and Venture Partner
Senior Advisor, Strategic Partnerships & SWOT
Director, Head of Metrics
VP of Entrepreneur Services
Sampling of Current and Prior Experience
Experience matters, below are just some examples of the work that we have led, been actively engaged in, or currently involved in.
Advising on the $30 million carved out for impact investing
Led company's Series Seed round, their first institutional round of financing (while at Lumina Foundation) and currently serving as strategic advisor to the highly scalable mobile learning platform.
Launched $50M venture portfolio for Lumina Foundation focused on edtech in post-high school learning and workforce .
Invested in their Series A round, helping founders catalyze other investors in the round (while at Lumina Impact Ventures)
Invested in the Series A round of a leading digital credentials platform that provides individuals with transparent, portable competency-based credentials.
Early investor in women of color founded/led healthcare education company’s Seed Round.
Led Series Seed Round, company’s first institutional round. (while at Lumina Impact Ventures)
Early investor in the debt and equity tranches of a leading organic baby food company (while at Kellogg Foundation)
Early investor in a leading school food distributor serving schools in low-income communities and public school districts (while at Kellogg Foundation)
Structured the multi-stakeholder loan fund that provided healthy food access to Michiganders. (while at W.K. Kellogg Foundation)
Led company’s Seed Round that was over-subscribed (while at Lumina Impact Ventures)
Participated in Series D round (while at Lumina Impact Ventures)
Advising on $100M fund initiative of Newark Mayor’s Office to reduce the wealth, health and social disparities that exist in Black and LatinX communities.
Strategic and fundraising advisor to a nonprofit technical college that provides an affordable, high-quality education particularly serving low-income minorities to prepare them for the future of work.
Led a Series A investment round that rationalized the board and better aligned the strategy of the compay
Led a Series A investment round comprised of a consortium of for-profit, non-profit and family office investors
Advising NACCE on various fundraising intiatives including those focused on female entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs of color
We bring extensive strategic, operating and impact investing experience across nonprofit and traditional corporations.
Join our Kind Capital market that connects investors with social ventures & entrepreneurs.
We are experienced investors with a track record in both traditional and impact investing across all asset classes, spanning both direct investments and as limited partners into other funds.
Partners to promising entrepreneurs, we nurture early stage social ventures for success and growth. Leverage our deep expertise and broad network.
Outsourced interim executive leadership (CFO, COO, CTO) and operational capabilities (managed IT services, tech/software development, etc.) to improve efficiency, reduce costs, accelerate growth and drive success.
Traditional and MRI investors equally interested in financial return and impact
Investors seeking market rate returns
Financial returns are equally weighted to social impact
Prudent Investor Rule applies
Foundations and impact investors seeking to prioritize impact
Catalytic capital providers
Investors prioritizing impact over financial return
Private foundations using PRI structures to drive outcome
Donor advised funds
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives
Kind Capital Platform managing various businesses and investment vehicles
Investment management function
Studio/incubator for early stage companies
Consulting & strategic advisory services
Shared services for portfolio companies
Impact deals market place matching investors to entrepreneurs
Funders seeking to support ecosystem
Technical assistance/coaching for entrepreneurs
Strategic advice to support grantees
Donor advised funds
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives
We Would Love To Hear From You!