Our Mission

Pacific Community Ventures creates economic opportunity in low-income communities. We achieve our mission through capital, entrepreneurship, and impact investing thought leadership.
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Meet Our Companies

Over the past decade, we've helped thousands of small businesses create thousands of jobs. Our companies have shown job growth at ten times the national average, with 50% of our companies female-owned, and 56% minority-owned. Meet some of our companies!
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Latest News and Publications

October 14, 2014

Marketing 102: Understanding Your Market And Customers

Your small business to understand its customers, its competitors, and where it fits in. In the second installment of our Marketing 101 series, we take you through a few simple things you can do to get your marketing started! 

October 07, 2014

New Blog Series: Marketing 101

As a small business, marketing is integral to your success, but if you don’t have past experience where do you start? In our new Marketing 101 series!

October 02, 2014

Inspiration From The 10th Annual Clinton Global Initiative

Last week, I had the privilege of attending the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York City.  I was honored to receive a scholarship from the Foundation to attend.

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October 22, 2014

LGBT Career Fair

November 04, 2014

Grow Your Restaurant

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September 12, 2014

CalPERS California Initiative 2013: Creating Opportunities in California’s Underserved Markets

The California Initiative has committed over $1 billion to companies located in traditionally underserved markets, primarily, but not exclusively, located in California. The Initiative has sought to discover and invest in opportunities that may have been bypassed or not reviewed by other sources of investment capital. The California Initiative’s primary objective is to generate attractive financial returns, meeting or exceeding private equity benchmarks.

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September 12, 2014

CalPERS for California 2013

The fourth annual report documenting the California Public Employees Retirement System's $20.8 billion of investments in California as of June 30, 2013. The report provides an examination of the broad ancillary benefits of all CalPERS investments in California across asset classes.

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April 18, 2014

PCV Annual Report 2013

  PCV had its most impactful year ever in 2013! Read our Annual Report to learn more about how PCV is creating economic opportunities in underserved...

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