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 30, 2014

Small Business Saturday Is Coming Up!

PCV recognizes the importance of supporting small business and shopping local: You can learn more about Small Business Saturday and how to get involved

October 30, 2014

Are CDFI’s A Movement Or An Industry?

At the 2014 OFN conference, there was robust discussion about an ideological struggle: are CDFIs a movement or an industry?

October 28, 2014

PCV Companies: Join Us and La Cocina For The SFEDA Holiday Gift Fair

La Cocina has partnered with Noise Pop Industries to host its sixth annual holiday market  this December in Ghirardelli Square!

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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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