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 tens of 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 advised and funded companies!
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Latest News and Publications

December 12, 2014

Small Business Saturday A Success!

88 million consumers “shopped small” on the day, up 14.9 percent from just a year ago.

December 09, 2014

What’s New In Impact Investing? End-Of-The-Year Roundup

Impact investing news and highlights from November and early December.

December 08, 2014

The PCV 2014 Holiday Gift Guide Is Here

This holiday season, shop small and save big! In this guide you’ll find special holiday promotions offered exclusively to the PCV network from small businesses that we support.

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December 08, 2014

PCV 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

This holiday season, shop small and save big! In this guide you’ll find special holiday promotions offered exclusively to the PCV network from small businesses that we support.

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November 03, 2014

2014 Impact Investing Global Policy Report

This report builds on the work of the IIPC over the last five years, to provide information and analysis on policy innovation as a critical tool to grow impact investing markets globally. 

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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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