INVESTMENT CRITERIA

MISSION CRITERIA

Just Business aims to invest in forward-thinking, for-profit ventures that embody our philosophy of inclusion and sustainability. These ventures seek will shape the next generation of business – an economy where profit does not exist in tension with positive impact. Our ventures work within a network of companies with intersecting missions, interlocking business relationships, and mutually beneficial shareholdings.

Just Business works closely with companies and their founders and provides the business acumen and coaching to enhance both their business and impact strategy.

FINANCIAL CRITERIA

Just Business seeks to invest $25,000 to $1,000,000. We are open to various investment structures and expect to exit investments within a 5 to 8 year time frame.

IMPACT CRITERIA

Just Business aims to invest in companies that dedicated to creating meaningful impact for economically vulnerable populations and their environmental surroundings.

BUSINESS CRITERIA

Competitive Advantage

Just Business seeks companies with enduring value propositions and intellectual property innovations.

Early & Growth Stage Companies

We focus on early or growth stage companies with a strong track record and an eagerness to grow their business model to include a triple bottom line.

Strong Management Teams

We believe that talented, driven, and passionate teams build successful businesses. We look for people with a history of success in founding, building, and/or managing companies, or who have related industry experience.

Industry Focus

We are currently looking to invest in companies focused on solving environmental challenges with companies ranging from energy production / finance and environmental remediation technologies to consumer technologies and sustainable / natural foods.

Capital-Efficient Structure

We aim to work with companies that can grow their business model with a modest amount of capital.