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Pitch Your Idea to Venture Capitalist Nancy Pfund Over Lunch in SF

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Grab your business partner and enjoy lunch with Venture Capitalist Nancy Pfund, Founder and Managing Partner of DBL Part­ners, at her San Francisco office. Pitch your idea, or learn about impact investing from one of the best in the industry.

DBL Part­ners is a Ven­ture Cap­i­tal firm whose goal is to combine top-​​tier finan­cial returns with mean­ing­ful social, envi­ron­men­tal and eco­nomic returns in the regions and sec­tors in which it invests. As a lead­ing player in the grow­ing field of “impact invest­ing,” DBL has helped to reveal the power of ven­ture cap­i­tal to pro­mote social change and envi­ron­men­tal improve­ment, and Ms. Pfund writes and speaks fre­quently on this topic.

Ms. Pfund currently sponsors or sits on the board of directors of several companies, including; SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY) on both the audit and compensation committees, and is chair of the corporate governance committee; Farm­ers Busi­ness Net­work, Advanced Micro­grid Solutions, Off-​​Grid Elec­tric, Primus Power, The Muse, and, prior to their pub­lic offer­ings, Tesla Motors and Pan­dora.

Prior to founding DBL Investors, Ms. Pfund was a Managing Director in Ven­ture Cap­i­tal at JPMor­gan, having started her investment career at Ham­brecht & Quist in 1984. Pre­vi­ously, Ms. Pfund worked at Intel Cor­po­ra­tion, the State of Cal­i­for­nia, Stan­ford Uni­ver­sity and the Sierra Club. Ms. Pfund was recently fea­tured in 2016 Fast Company’s 100 Most Cre­ative Peo­ple in Busi­ness list; fea­tured #17 in the 2014 FORTUNE Inau­gural World’s Top 25 Eco-​​Innovators; is Chair of the Advi­sory Coun­cil of the Bill Lane Cen­ter for the Amer­i­can West at Stan­ford Uni­ver­sity; a mem­ber of the Advi­sory Board of: the Lawrence Berke­ley National Lab­o­ra­tory (Berke­ley Lab); and the UC Davis Cen­ter for Energy Effi­ciency, and a Trustee of the National Geo­graphic Soci­ety. She has been a Lec­turer in Man­age­ment at the Stan­ford Grad­u­ate School of Busi­ness and the Yale School of Man­age­ment; and is a C3E Ambas­sador to the U.S. Clean Energy Edu­ca­tion and Empow­er­ment Pro­gram, led by the U.S. Depart­ment of Energy. She is also a found­ing offi­cer and direc­tor of ABC2, a foun­da­tion aimed at accel­er­at­ing a cure for brain cancer.

Ms. Pfund is the author, along with Ben­jamin Healey of the widely cited report on the history of U.S. energy sub­si­dies entitled, “What Would Jef­fer­son Do? The His­tor­i­cal Role of Fed­eral Sub­si­dies in Shap­ing America’s Energy Future”, co-​​authored with Michael Lazar, “Red, White & Green: The True Col­ors of America’s Clean Tech Jobs”, co-​​authored with Noah Walker, “Ask Saint Onofrio: Find­ing What Has Been Lost in A Tale of Two Energy Sources”, co-​​authored with Anand Chhabra, “Renew­ables Are Dri­ving Up Elec­tric­ity Prices: Wait, What?”, and co-​​authored with Kristofer Holz, “The 2017 Inau­gu­ra­tion: Empow­er­ing a Clean Energy Nation.”

Donated by: Nancy Pfund
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