We have a successful track record in impact investing, evidenced by our award-winning investments from the MBA Impact Investing Network & Training Program (MIINT).

WIIP won the competition in 2012 and 2013, resulting in investments in Goalbook and Learnsprout, and won the Runner-Up Best Investment award in 2014 and 2015 for its presentations on Raise.me and Care at Hand respectively. 

The WIIP portfolio includes five investments.

Company: RevolutionCredit Sector: Financial Inclusion Company Overview: RevolutionCredit’s unique engagement platform and database of unique consumer behavioral economic data transforms the credit decisioning process for both lenders and consumers. Social Impact: RevolutionCredit improves access to and affordability of financial products for consumers with low or non-existent credit scores.

Company: RevolutionCredit

Sector: Financial Inclusion

Company Overview: RevolutionCredit’s unique engagement platform and database of unique consumer behavioral economic data transforms the credit decisioning process for both lenders and consumers.

Social Impact: RevolutionCredit improves access to and affordability of financial products for consumers with low or non-existent credit scores.

Company: Raise.me Sector: Higher Education - Access & Financial Aid Company Overview: Raise is an innovative student-facing platform that is disrupting the traditional college financial aid process by providing micro-scholarships to high school students in grades 9-12. Social Impact: Platform provides micro-scholarships to underserved high school students, increasing high school retention and improving access to the college application process.

Company: Raise.me

Sector: Higher Education - Access & Financial Aid

Company Overview: Raise is an innovative student-facing platform that is disrupting the traditional college financial aid process by providing micro-scholarships to high school students in grades 9-12.

Social Impact: Platform provides micro-scholarships to underserved high school students, increasing high school retention and improving access to the college application process.

Company: GoalBook Sector: K-12 Education – Special Needs Company Overview: An online platform that allows educators, parents, and students to plan and track individual education goals and progresses together. Initially targeted to children with special needs and substitutes for the manually intensive process of monitoring child performance and accessing records. Social Impact: Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of teaching students with special needs, who are proportionately low income students of color.

Company: GoalBook

Sector: K-12 Education – Special Needs

Company Overview: An online platform that allows educators, parents, and students to plan and track individual education goals and progresses together. Initially targeted to children with special needs and substitutes for the manually intensive process of monitoring child performance and accessing records.

Social Impact: Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of teaching students with special needs, who are proportionately low income students of color.

Company: LearnSprout Sector: K-12 Education – Ed. Tech Software Company Overview: A universal data connector that allows ed. tech developers to quickly and easily connect to a school’s Student Information System (SIS) through a suite of application programming interfaces (APIs) that are easy for schools and developers to use. Social Impact: LearnSprout allows schools to more easily adopt effective technology products and allows ed. tech developers to reach a wider range of schools, which will help improve student outcomes and set the foundation for a more innovative education industry. Additional Student Work: In 2013-2014, LearnSprout partnered with the Wharton School to create an Independent Study Project where Wharton MBA students worked directly with the Company to research and develop monetization strategies.  The Wharton team identified and prioritized key market segments, designed a detailed pricing strategy, and a created a market roll-out plan. Exit: Acquired by Apple January 2016

Company: LearnSprout

Sector: K-12 Education – Ed. Tech Software

Company Overview: A universal data connector that allows ed. tech developers to quickly and easily connect to a school’s Student Information System (SIS) through a suite of application programming interfaces (APIs) that are easy for schools and developers to use.

Social Impact: LearnSprout allows schools to more easily adopt effective technology products and allows ed. tech developers to reach a wider range of schools, which will help improve student outcomes and set the foundation for a more innovative education industry.

Additional Student Work: In 2013-2014, LearnSprout partnered with the Wharton School to create an Independent Study Project where Wharton MBA students worked directly with the Company to research and develop monetization strategies.  The Wharton team identified and prioritized key market segments, designed a detailed pricing strategy, and a created a market roll-out plan.

Exit: Acquired by Apple January 2016

Company: Care at Hand Sector: Health and Wellness Company Overview: Care at Hand is a smart survey platform that uses observations of non-clinical providers to accurately predict and prevent admissions. Social Impact: Focused on improving access and quality of care to at-risk, low-income seniors. Exit: Acquired by Mindoula Health in June 2016

Company: Care at Hand

Sector: Health and Wellness

Company Overview: Care at Hand is a smart survey platform that uses observations of non-clinical providers to accurately predict and prevent admissions.

Social Impact: Focused on improving access and quality of care to at-risk, low-income seniors.

Exit: Acquired by Mindoula Health in June 2016