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 .
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