The trusted partner for impact investing

Connecting Capital to Impact

Access to quality education…

Provides the greatest potential for success and social mobility

Climate change is real…

We must address it now, before the opportunity to prevent it floats away.

She needs a job and access to good healthcare…

But cannot afford health insurance.

We must invest in and support innovative ventures…

That build scalable, impactful solutions profitably and drive economic growth

Let’s give the children of today…

A better future in healthy, thriving communities of tomorrow

Society needs you!

Together we can make the world KINDer.

Let's make the world KINDer

About Us

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.

Mission-Driven Executive Team

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).

John Duong

Founder & CEO

Jason Buchanan, MD

Partner & Chief Medical Officer

Kimberly M. James

Director, Head of Metrics & Evaluation

Thomas Hornbeck

CTO and Venture Partner

Debbie McKeon

Partner and Senior Advisor, Strategic Partnerships

Lori M. Ruffin

VP of Entrepreneur Services

Ash Sharma

Director ESG and Corporate Sustainability

Zyrine Dave Geraldez

Executive Assistant

Advisory Council

Andre Bennin

Jennifer Oertel

Melanie Audette

Joe Fuller

Rich Krygiel

Thomas Terdjman

Ted Mitchell

Sonal Shah

Peter Fusaro

Karen Tay

Meredith Finn

Senior Workers of Talent (SWOT)

Joy Profet

Superpower: COO & Comms

Ray Wilburn

Superpower: Finance & Compliance

Keith Aikens

Superpower: Comms, Racial Equity

Marissa Lowman

Superpower: Product & Innovation

Isaac Segal

Superpower: EdTech, Entrepreneurship, Management

Lucia Weathers

Superpower: Strategic Comms

Maria Del Toro

Superpower: Philanthropic Fundraising, Strategy, & Management

Jocelyn Sargent

Superpower: Philanthropy, Racial Equity/EDI, Leadership

What We Do

Kind Capitalism

Strategic Advisory

We bring extensive strategic, operating and impact investing experience across nonprofit and traditional corporations.

Kind Capitalism Impact Deals Community

Where capitalism meets kindness, we provide strategic M&A advisory and fundraising support. 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.

Accelerator & Studio

Partners to promising entrepreneurs, we nurture early stage social ventures for success and growth.  Leverage our deep expertise and broad network.

Optimized Management Solutions/Shared Services

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.

Kind Capital serves a broad set of stakeholders

Traditional and Mission-Related Investments (MRI)

Traditional and MRI investors equally interested in financial return and impact

Investors seeking market rate returns

Financial returns are equally weighted to social impact

ESG screening

Prudent Investor Rule applies

Program-Related Investments (PRI)

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 Holdings

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

Grant Funders

Funders seeking to support ecosystem

Technical assistance/coaching for entrepreneurs

Strategic advice to support grantees

Market research

Donor advised funds

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives

Sample of Our Network

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