SJF Ventures is a venture capital firm in Durham that focuses on resource efficiency, sustainability and technology-enhanced services sectors. Founded 1999 in Durham, North Carolina, United States by Anne Claire Broughton, David Kirkpatrick, and Rick Defieux, it invests in early stage ventures, late stage venture, series A, series C, series B, and seed rounds. Its portfolio companies include Catalant, Optoro, EnTouch Controls, PierianDx, and Waycare. As of April 2020, SJF Ventures has made 60 investments. Their most recent investment was on January 22, 2020, when Catalant raised $35M. SJF Ventures has had 10 exits, the most notable of which include NEXTracker, Portfolium, and TransLoc. SJF Ventures has raised two funds, their latest being SJF Ventures IV. This fund was announced on December 15, 2016 and raised a total of $125M.
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