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Venture Capital Firm Invests in Start-​​Ups With a Social Mission

The New York Times
October 27, 2014

By Sarah Max:  When the co-​​​​founders of SolarCity, Lyn­don and Peter Rive, along with their cousin Elon Musk, were rais­ing money for their solar energy start-​​​​up in 2007, they called on just one out­side investor. It wasn’t Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Cap­i­tal or any of the other promi­nent Sil­i­con Val­ley ven­ture cap­i­tal firms, but a $75 mil­lion fund man­aged under the …
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Morgan Stanley — Women’s Leadership Summit — Inside the Executive Suite panel

October 23, 2014

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Nancy Pfund, Founder & Man­ag­ing Part­ner, presents at the Mor­gan Stan­ley “Inside the Exec­u­tive Suite” dis­cus­sion led by Sara Furber, COO of Mor­gan Stan­ley Wealth Management.

Top Chef star Tom Colicchio likes what he tastes in SF school lunchroom

SF Gate
October 9, 2014

By Jill Tucker: U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi donned an apron Thurs­day to cook up some yogurt-​​​​based ranch dress­ing with tele­vi­sion chef Tom Col­ic­chio at San Francisco’s Mis­sion High School to show sup­port for healthy food in schools. The cook­ing demon­stra­tion was a far cry from real­ity TV food com­pe­ti­tions, Col­lic­chio — head judge on “Top Chef” — gave the food …
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Press Releases

Revolution Growth Invests in Healthy Meal Provider, Revolution Foods

New Funding Will Accelerate Expansion of Affordable, High-Quality Food into New Schools and Stores

June 4, 2014

Wash­ing­ton, D.C. and Oak­land, Calif. – June 4, 2014 – Rev­o­lu­tion Foods, the pre­em­i­nent provider of healthy, kid-​​​​inspired school meals and retail prod­ucts, today announced a sig­nif­i­cant new invest­ment from Rev­o­lu­tion Growth. As part of the invest­ment, Steve Case will join the company’s board. The invest­ment will help Rev­o­lu­tion Foods expand its school meal ser­vice and line of ready-​​​​to-​​​​eat Meal …
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Truett-​​Hurst, Inc. Announces Supply Agreement with Ecologic Brands for PaperBoy Wine Bottles

The Wall Street Journal
April 10, 2014

Truett-​​​​Hurst, Inc. (NASDAQ: THST), a rec­og­nized leader of inno­v­a­tive super-​​​​premium, ultra-​​​​premium and lux­ury wine, today announced it com­pleted a gen­eral sup­ply agree­ment with Eco­logic Brands, Inc. (“Eco­logic”) to pro­duce paper bot­tles for the ground­break­ing Paper­Boy brand. Eco­logic Brands has been rec­og­nized for mak­ing America’s first recy­cled paper bot­tles offer­ing con­sumers a choice in pack­ag­ing beyond plas­tic or glass. Read the full …
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New Report Finds California Nuclear Energy Has Received $8.2 Billion in Federal Subsidies

August 26, 2013

DBL Investors exam­ines ratio­nale for sub­si­diz­ing mature, declin­ing energy sources SAN FRANCISCO (August 26, 2013) DBL Investors, a dou­ble bot­tom line ven­ture cap­i­tal firm, today announced a report reveal­ing that the Cal­i­for­nia nuclear indus­try has received $8.21 bil­lion in fed­eral sub­si­dies over the last 50 years. The report, Ask Saint Onofrio: Find­ing What Has Been Lost in A Tale of …
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