ISelect Fund is an emerging, impact-focused venture capital firm headquartered in St. Louis. They invest in promising early-stage companies in the Agriculture, Resource Efficiency, and Healthcare verticals. They also focus on companies who are located outside the coasts, in more reasonably valued, and less crowded regions. The fund is structured as an evergreen vehicle, with continuous opportunities to invest and commit capital.
They are passionate about investing in companies that can truly make a positive impact in the world, as well as reward investors with attractive financial returns. Their companies are seeking to increase crop yields, reduce resource inputs, cure cancer, reduce global obesity, and more. They currently have 31 portfolio companies and approximately $50M in AUM and committed capital. They are led by Carter Williams, who previously founded and ran Boeing Ventures, and led an energy efficiency company to a successful exit with Johnson Controls.
Resources from iSelect Fund:
Investing with Impact - This white paper from IEN member iSelect Fund outlines the opportunities for impact investing in the venture capital space. Available for download with free registration.