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Addressing Climate Change: The Role of Venture Capital

By Dave Kirkpatrick, SJF Ventures

Being a successful venture capitalist involves backing great entrepreneurs and helping them scale. Those activities are also important in fighting climate change.

10 Years Later – Headed Toward a Brighter Future

by Anders Ferguson, Partner

As Veris marks our 10th anniversary we are optimistic. We’re emboldened by the fact that we launched in the worst global financial crisis since the Great Depression, and we succeeded because our clients’ demand for impact investing solutions is so strong and our team so committed.

Economic Perspective Q2 2017

by Steve Fahrer, Partner

An important milestone occurred in the second quarter. No, it wasn’t that the S&P500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average made new highs during the quarter. Nor was it that the stock market went 12 months without a 5% correction.

Signatory Letters for Impact

by Danya Liu, Associate & Pat Addeo, Senior Associate

The power of a united voice cannot be overstated. In that spirit, we would like to share how Veris is exercising its voice on behalf of clients through what is known in the investment world as a “signatory letter.”

Uncommon Conversations: Rich and Timely

By Patricia Farrar-Rivas, CEO

A while ago, I had a provocative conversation with two good friends, Rha Goddess and Jessica Norwood, about how many of the issues we face in our country stem from inequality, lack of inclusion, and biased narratives around people of color. By the end of the conversation, we all recognized these types of reflective conversations are vital in moving us toward inclusivity.