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Investments

104

Portfolio Exits

15

Funds

7

Partners & Customers

1

About DBL Partners

DBL Partners maintains a Double Bottom Line investment strategy to invest in companies that can deliver top-tier venture capital returns (First Bottom Line), while working with their companies to enable social, environmental and economic improvement in the regions in which they operate (Second Bottom Line). DBL Partners assists its portfolio companies in achieving a "double bottom line": that is, strong long-​​term financial success, as well as positive social, environmental and economic impact in the local community.

DBL Partners Headquarter Location

One Montgomery St Suite 2375

San Francisco, California, 94104,

United States

415-568-2901

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Latest DBL Partners News

DroneSeed Raises USD 36M in Series A

Oct 4, 2021

DroneSeed, a Seattle, WA-based climate tech and post-wildfire reforestation company, raised USD 36M in Series A funding. The round was led by Social Capital and Seven Seven Six, with participation from with participation from DBL Partners, Tobi Lütke, CEO of Shopify, Resilience Reserve, Marc Benioff’s TIME Ventures, Spero Ventures, Gaingels with Flight.vc, HBS Lady Angels, Julia Lipton’s Awesome People Ventures, and the Coalition angels including Ashley Mayer, Massive, Drone.vc, and Rob Ness Syndicate. Katelin Holloway, Founding Partner at Seven Seven Six, is joining the board as an observer.

DBL Partners Investments

104 Investments

DBL Partners has made 104 investments. Their latest investment was in Better Place Forests as part of their Series C on November 11, 2021.

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DBL Partners Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

11/30/2021

Series C

Better Place Forests

$20M

Yes

1

11/18/2021

Series G

Farmers Business Network

$300M

No

8

10/4/2021

Series C

Bellwether Coffee

$30M

No

Congruent Ventures, and Undisclosed Investors

9/29/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

9/23/2021

Series E

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$99M

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10

Date

11/30/2021

11/18/2021

10/4/2021

9/29/2021

9/23/2021

Round

Series C

Series G

Series C

Series A

Series E

Company

Better Place Forests

Farmers Business Network

Bellwether Coffee

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Amount

$20M

$300M

$30M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

No

No

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Co-Investors

Congruent Ventures, and Undisclosed Investors

Sources

1

8

10

10

DBL Partners Portfolio Exits

15 Portfolio Exits

DBL Partners has 15 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was View on March 08, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Acquirer

Sources

3/8/2021

Reverse Merger

$99M

4

1/14/2021

Acquired

5

10/15/2020

Acquired

1

6/28/2019

IPO

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$99M

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10

1/30/2019

Acquired

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10

Date

3/8/2021

1/14/2021

10/15/2020

6/28/2019

1/30/2019

Exit

Reverse Merger

Acquired

Acquired

IPO

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

4

5

1

10

10

DBL Partners Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

DBL Partners acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was Bentek Corporation on May 17, 2005.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

5/17/2005

Debt

$99M

$4.43M

Acquired

Date

5/17/2005

Investment Stage

Debt

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Total Funding

$4.43M

Note

Acquired

Sources

DBL Partners Fund History

7 Fund Histories

DBL Partners has 7 funds, including DBL Partners IV.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

9/16/2020

DBL Partners IV

2

8/6/2020

DBL Partners TIAB 2020

$99M

10

6/23/2015

DBL Partners III

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$99M

10

12/31/2011

DBL Equity Fund II

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$99M

10

10/4/2011

DBL Equity Fund - BAEF II LP

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$99M

10

Closing Date

9/16/2020

8/6/2020

6/23/2015

12/31/2011

10/4/2011

Fund

DBL Partners IV

DBL Partners TIAB 2020

DBL Partners III

DBL Equity Fund II

DBL Equity Fund - BAEF II LP

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Amount

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

2

10

10

10

10

DBL Partners Partners & Customers

1 Partners and customers

DBL Partners has 1 strategic partners and customers. DBL Partners recently partnered with Revolution Foods on May 5, 2021.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

5/26/2021

Partner

Revolution Foods

United States

08:00 ET Revolution Foods and DBL Partners Announce New Findings Regarding Food Insecurity in America

`` DBL Partners has worked alongside Revolution Foods since its inception in 2006 , so we have been able to witness the significant impact the company has had on addressing the food insecurity issue within our nation , '' said Nancy Pfund , founder and managing partner of DBL Partners .

2

Date

5/26/2021

Type

Partner

Business Partner

Revolution Foods

Country

United States

News Snippet

08:00 ET Revolution Foods and DBL Partners Announce New Findings Regarding Food Insecurity in America

`` DBL Partners has worked alongside Revolution Foods since its inception in 2006 , so we have been able to witness the significant impact the company has had on addressing the food insecurity issue within our nation , '' said Nancy Pfund , founder and managing partner of DBL Partners .

Sources

2

DBL Partners Team

4 Team Members

DBL Partners has 4 team members, including current Founder, Managing Partner, Ira Ehrenpreis.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Ira Ehrenpreis

Founder, Managing Partner

Current

Nancy E. Pfund

Founder, Managing Partner

Current

Michael Dorsey

Managing Partner

Current

Cynthia Ringo

VantagePoint Capital Partners, CopperCom, and Madge Networks

Managing Partner

Current

Name

Ira Ehrenpreis

Nancy E. Pfund

Michael Dorsey

Cynthia Ringo

Work History

VantagePoint Capital Partners, CopperCom, and Madge Networks

Title

Founder, Managing Partner

Founder, Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

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