• Founder Stories: MobileServe

    Access Ventures wants to celebrate the entrepreneur’s journey. In this third installment of our Founder Stories series we talked with MobileServe. MobileServe is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider that is disrupting how individuals and organizations engage volunteers and community service, while empowering them to share their social impact. Their mobile and web-based platform facilitates tracking, verifying, and reporting volunteerism…

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  • Founder Stories: Blair Leano-Helvey

    Founder Stories are a series of conversations with entrepreneurs and founders in our portfolio where we explore the motivation, inspiration, and innovation that drives the spirit of entrepreneurship in the workplace, as well as provide insight to balance our regular workdays. In the first installment of our founder stories, we interviewed Gabe Cooper the founder of Virtuous, a…

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  • Founder Stories: Gabe Cooper

    Founder Stories are a series of conversations with entrepreneurs and founders in our portfolio. We will explore the motivation, inspiration, and innovation that drives the spirit of entrepreneurship in the workplace, as well as provide insight to balance our regular workdays. In this first installment of our founder stories, we interview Gabe Cooper the Founder of Virtuous, a…

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  • Our Top 10 Stories of 2019

    At the start of the new year, our team has been reflecting on the one-pocket mindset and the stories of impact we shared over the past year. We've pulled together the top ten most-read stories we published in 2019. Our goal for the blog is to provide articles filled with resources and narratives that highlight…

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  • Founder Story: Victoria Fram

    Access Ventures wants to celebrate the journey of the individuals behind our investments and partnerships. Founder Stories are a series of conversations with entrepreneurs, partners, and founders in our portfolio. We explore the motivation, inspiration, and innovation that drives the spirit of entrepreneurship in the workplace, as well as provide insight to balance our regular workdays.…

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  • The 10 Most Popular Articles Of 2017

    Our goal for the journal is to provide articles filled with resources and stories that highlights real stories of impact within our portfolio and work. Last year we wrote over 50 original journal and portfolio articles on our website covering topics ranging from entrepreneurship to benefit corporations to how we manage our money. Maybe you…

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  • More Than Profit Podcast

    More Than Profit is a new podcast from Access Ventures that asks investors, entrepreneurs, leaders and more about life, work, and living with purpose. Each week, Access Ventures’ founder Bryce Butler interviews a person who is living for more than profit. Bryce and his guests will share personal stories about what it’s like to succeed,…

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  • New More Than Profit Podcast

    We are excited to announce the launch of a new original podcast from Access Ventures called More Than Profit. You can listen and subscribe today. Here is a sneak peak at Season 1.   The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase Its Profits, a doctrine written by Milton Friedman, was published in the…

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  • What We’ve Been Reading

    Access Ventures places a great emphasis on learning and development, for which books are a critical component. Every year we compile a list of some of our favorite books we have been reading. From fiction to non-fiction, autobiography to self-help—the variety in topics and genre is exceptional. So, if you're looking for the next good…

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  • How We Make Investment Decisions

    Given our commitment to impact investment, we are often asked about our process of decision making. People tend to wonder if social return and financial return come into conflict. The simple answer is: Yes. However, a clear understanding of our organization's goals acts as an effective mediator in this conflict. So how do we make…

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