17 May '18, 8am

In good company: How Obvious Ventures is disrupting venture capital

Entrepreneurs, often lauded as "disruptors" in their fields, are now matched by a radical disruption happening in the way they get funded. Located in Silicon Valley and making early-stage venture capital investments, Obvious Ventures is betting on a way of investing that disrupts the process at its core. The firm makes investments in what it calls "world positive" companies : "Startups that create new solutions to big world problems in a profitable and scalable way." And Obvious takes a long-term view when choosing companies to support. "The world is continually going through major reinvention, and entire industries are being re-imagined," said Andrew Beebe, managing director for Obvious. "Now more than ever, if we do that in a way that has a long-term view into the market that it’s re-imagining, we think the outcomes are going to be economically better. We think we can ou...

Full article: https://www.greenbiz.com/article/good-company-how-obvious...

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