INVESTOR

 photo credit: Zach Embree

photo credit: Zach Embree

Renewal Funds

Joel Solomon - Founding Partner
Paul Richardson - Managing + Founding Partner
Carol Newell - Founding Investor

  • 2008-Present

  • Canada's largest "mission venture capital" firm

  • $98m assets under management

  • Organics + Environmental Tech

  • Vancouver, Canada


Advisor

"activist family office" for CAROL NEWELL 

CEO
Co-Strategist with Carol

 photo credit: Kris Krug

photo credit: Kris Krug


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Convenor

 photo credit: Zach Embree

photo credit: Zach Embree


Citizen

  • Family active in progressive politics - Chattanooga, Tennessee

  • Jimmy Carter Presidential Campaign 1974-1976

  • Founding team. Vision Vancouver civic party. Close friend Mayor Gregor Robertson. Longest serving Mayor in Vancouver history

  • Nashville, Tennessee. 7 term series of moderate progressive Mayors and Councillors

 

"Ignoring politics can lead to devastating consequences. Use it or lose it." 
- Joel 


other roles

RSF SOCIAL FINANCE

"Reinventing the way the world works with money"

SOCIAL VENTURE + SOCIAL CHANGE INSTITUTES

  • Hollyhock + elsewhere

  • Co-Producer since 1996

SOCIAL VENTURE NETWORK (SVN)

"Lead the way"

  • Founding Member

  • Hall of Fame/Lifetime Achievement Award

BUSINESSES FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (BSR)

  • Founding Member

B Corporation

  • Renewal Funds Early Member

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

 


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