Impact Through Growth Equity

With Wright Steenrod and Moses Icyishaka

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About This Episode

On this episode of More Than Profit, Bryce talks with Wright Steenrod, a partner at Chrysalis Ventures, a venture capital firm that transforms industries with information technology. With an interest in finance and helping businesses grow, Wright has enjoyed the opportunity to be a growth investor partnering with CEOs and entrepreneurs. He acknowledges the tie between growth and impact and that most businesses are integrating impact into their mission. Together with Moses Icyishaka of Access Ventures, Wright is developing a new fund called Iriba. It is a growth equity firm dedicated to helping companies combine their return strategy with social impact.  Moses, Wright, and Bryce discuss how aligned business models sharpen a company’s culture and mission, while also creating more long-term value. They also talk about the metrics and system of measuring the impact of the companies they invest in.

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“Growth and impact is not only the right thing to do, but it’s also the best financial thing to do.”

Wright Steenrod