Locust Walk Impact Partners | ENTREPRENEURS
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Locust Walk Impact Partners seeks investment opportunities in for-profit enterprises with business models that generate a positive social or environmental impact. We make minority investments in seed stage or Series-A rounds, generally in amounts of$250,000 – $1,000,000; our investments are currently limited to ventures that are domiciled in the United States


Participation in our investment process yields multiple benefits for entrepreneurs, including:

  • Association with Wharton and access to its network and resources
  • MBA student-led diligence and strategy projects
  • Access to Capital through OurCrowd partnership


Timeline (approximate)

  • Submissions are accepted year-round, though most Locust Walk Impact Partners deals close in the spring.


What are we looking for?

Eligible businesses should meet the following criteria:


  • U.S. domiciled companies explicitly focused on a clear social mission
  • Seed- to early stage, seeking funding to grow
  • Profitable or has a clear plan to reach financial profitability
  • Currently raising $500,000 to $2 million in equity funding (seed stage or Series A round)
  • Provides a critical good or service in one or more of the following sectors:


    • Education
    • Environment and Clean-Energy
    • Financial Services
    • Health, Wellness and Nutrition


To be eligible for investment consideration, please contact the Locust Walk Impact Partners