In 1982, Mitch Kapor started Lotus Notes and revolutionized the way the world experienced personal computing. In 2011 he and his partner, Freada Kapor Klein set off to do the same for venture capital — prioritizing community welfare over greed, honoring real life experience over fancy degrees, and ultimately building one of the most diverse portfolios in venture capital. Read more.
Mitch Kapor, Partner at Kapor Capital, shares stellar return results of their portfolio's first-ever Impact Report, investing with purpose to close gaps & back entrepreneurs with distance traveled, insights on Uber's IPO, fixing the gig economy, promoting diversity in Silicon Valley & creating long-term value v. short-term gains. Read more.
In 2011, Mitch Kapor and Frieda Kapor Klein had a question: What if VCs valued the social impact of a company more than the financial returns that come with it? Read more.
Investing in “impact” companies is good for business according to Kapor Capital’s recent report. Since 2011, Kapor Capital has invested exclusively in impact companies and, eight years in, the fund ranks in the top quartile of all funds of comparable size, the report says. Read more.