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

November 12, 2014

What’s New In Impact Investing? October Roundup

PCV’s October roundup of impact investing news, what conversations are taking place, and how you can get involved.

November 10, 2014

Marketing 104: Compelling Website Content

We'll walk you through the basics of crafting compelling website copy about your products and services. 

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

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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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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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