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The Rise Fund

The Rise Fund

A venture capital firm in California that focuses on investments in education, energy, food, agriculture, financial services, healthcare, information, communication technology, industrials and infrastructure sectors

The Rise Fund is a venture capital firm in California that focuses on investments in education, energy, food, agriculture, financial services, healthcare, information, communication technology, industrials and infrastructure sectors. Founded 2016 in San Francisco, California, United States, it invests in series B, venture rounds, series C, and series A rounds. Its portfolio companies include Migo, Pearl Dairy Farms, Varo Money, Zipline, Bankingly, CFPA Microfinance Management Co, SystemOne, Ceribell, Migo, and DreamBox Learning. As of February 2020, The Rise Fund has made 24 investments. Their most recent investment was on December 3, 2019, when Migo raised $20M. The Rise Fund has had two exits, the most notable of which include Brava Home and Wilderness Holdings. The company has raised a single venture fund, Impact Investment Fund. This fund was announced on October 4, 2017 and raised a total of $2B .

Timeline

2016
Founded

People

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John Kerry

Advisor

John Rogers

Partner, Sector Lead

Rick Levin

Advisor

Stephen Ellis

Senior Partner of Business Building

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Companies

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Micro investing, Financial Services

Brava

Technology

Dharma

Reflexon

Renaissance

Viewpoint

News

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Mary Ann Azevedo
August 4, 2021
TechCrunch
Less than six months after raising $55 million in a Series C round of funding, SMB 401(k) provider Human Interest today announced it has raised $200 million in a round that propels it to unicorn status. The Rise Fund, TPG's global impact investing platform, led the round and was joined by SoftBank Vision Fund 2. [...]
April 29, 2021
BioSpace
Ceribell Announces Completion Of $53 Million Series C Financing - read this article along with other careers information, tips and advice on BioSpace
Ishita Guha
March 18, 2021
DealStreetAsia
The investment in Airtel Mobile Commerce BV (AMC), values the company at $2.65 billion on a cash and debt-free basis.
Press Trust of India
March 18, 2021
@bsindia
The transaction values Airtel Africas mobile money biz at $2.65 bn
Josh Scott
February 18, 2021
BetaKit
Calgary-based corporate social responsibility platform Benevity has received new investments from The Rise Fund and Generation Investment Management.
Eudora Wang
December 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
Meishubao has so far raised $306m across seven rounds.
Sarah Perez
June 3, 2020
TechCrunch
Mobile banking startup Varo Money has raised an additional $241 million in Series D funding, the company announced today. The investment was co-led by new investor Gallatin Point Capital and existing investor The Rise Fund, co-founded by TPG. Also participating in the round were Bono (yes, that one), along with entrepreneur, impact investor, and movie [...]

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