non sibi [nɒn sib-bee] phrase Latin
(motto, creed or belief)
1. not for oneself. When your actions, motivation and mission are for the benefit of others instead of for yourself.
non sibi ventures is a Seed and Series A venture capital fund investing primarily in startups led by underrepresented founders offering technologies that have a positive impact on citizens, communities, culture or the environment.
Our investment focus is in areas where we have expertise: mobility, climate, industry 4.0 and education - seeking truly impactful, differentiated and scalable solutions.
The data driven fact that diversity outperforms is at the foundation of our investment strategy.
non sibi ventures is returns driven - first and foremost. Concurrently, the fund will have a meaningful impact automatically because of our strategy and passion.
We leverage our multi-dimensional, diverse perspectives and pattern recognition to find overlooked and less obvious investment opportunities.
Two-thirds of our investments will be in diverse founders and 50% will be in women.
We look beyond Silicon Valley & NYC - in other U.S. cities and regions with lower profiles.
Our diligence and portfolio selection leverages our decades of domain expertise and research-driven, fundamental investing principles and processes.
We take a value investing approach to venture - attracted to undervalued founders; or solutions targeting underserved consumers, enterprises or markets. Our discipline improves returns.
Our focus on leadership programming for our founders should improve returns - as we invest differentially in the business acumen and the leadership capacity of our portfolio companies.