Possibilian Ventures backs future-defining ventures at seed.
Combining VC, founder, and impact experience we offer unique support to our portfolio, co-investors, and community.
The best ventures will define our future. We help that happen.
We're in this for the long-term. Learn more about what we're up to.
Building the future is long-term commitment. We partner with our portfolio, co-investors, LPs and the broader community to navigate this journey together. Here are some of the things we're up to.
A fellowship and collaborative platform to screen and engage the venture ecosystem in defining the future.
State of Impact in VC
A series of conversations exploring the practical intersection of impact and venture, hosted by our partners, facilitated by Possibilian.
Navigating the Future
A research project with Waterloo Global Science Initiative, Windfall Ecology Centre, and Sustainable Development Solutions Network (Canada), exploring the use of scenario development to inform capital allocation and management in uncertain futures.
Download the brief:
Systemic Finance Opportunities Initiative: Mobilizing Mainstream Capital toward the SDGs
A research project exploring the availability, interoperability, and usage of impact data, in collaboration with MaRS Solutions Lab, International Institute for Sustainable Development, Carleton Centre for Community Innovation, and McConnell Foundation.
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Pathways Toward Data Interoperability for the Sustainable Development Goals in Canada
The State of Impact in VC
A series of conversations exploring the practical intersection of impact and venture, hosted by our partners in the journey.
- New York
- San Francisco
- Los Angeles
Toronto, Montreal, New York, Berlin, Amsterdam, London, San Francisco
The term 'impact' is rising in popularity among founders, investors and the venture community. But what does it mean? And, more importantly, why does it matter?
Join us for a conversation among fellow founders, operators, and investors about how impact is showing up, how to understand it, and how it relates to venture performance and returns.
Participation by invite only.
The State of Impact in VC
This event is structured as an invitational, small group conversation. It will be facilitated with some key prompts, but follow participant's interests.
General Structure and Topics
Intro to impact and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.The data on impact in mainstream VC from Venture Better.Impact opportunities and risks and what they mean for venture.Working with impact, in practical ways, across the venture lifecycle.
Keep in touch...
We'll send occasional updates on what we're up to at Possibilian Ventures.
At Possibilian, we're embarking on a journey to embed impact in mainstream venture. It's a journey we hope will lead us through multiple funds and interventions. From day one, we've been lucky to have the generosity and support of a growing community, willing to take time to share their experience, make connections, and help us along.
Bill Young, Rehana Nathoo (Spectrum Impact), Ilse Treurnicht, Tim Draimin, Charmian Love, David Henderson, Tom Rand, Joel Solomon, Paul Richardson, Andrew Heintzman, Andy Weissman, Caterina Fake, Jyri Engestrom, Raphael Betti, Karl Richter, Karl Reckziegel, Isaac Souweine, Justina Lai, Sean Holt, Bernie Li, David Crow, Ryan Little , Vivina Berla, Jeff Pentland, Nagar Rahmani, Jonathan Shui, Julia Oestreich, Jerry Michalski, Tim Freundlich, Gerhard Pries, Sophie Gupta
Heading our way? Get in touch.