We are thrilled to be partnering with Salesforce Ventures for this next stage of our company's growth. Salesforce's innovation in SaaS has paved the way for companies like ours to apply scalable technology to the world's toughest development challenges.”

Lesley Marincola, CEO, Angaza
 
Salesforce believes that businesses can be powerful platforms for change and is committed to serving the interests of all stakeholders including customers, partners, employees, investors, our communities and the environment. Salesforce Ventures is uniquely positioned to catalyze the growth of companies who are building products and solutions to benefit society across four key focus areas:
 
Companies enabling equal access to education to prepare students and the workforce for jobs of the future.
Companies developing tools to promote equal opportunity and economic empowerment for women & underrepresented groups.
Companies creating better access to clean energy, improving resource efficiency and increasing supply chain performance.
Companies amplifying impact for nonprofits and NGOs through technology that increases efficiency and transparency.
 
The Salesforce Impact Fund builds on previous investments in companies driving positive social change and aligns with Salesforce Ventures’ charter to strategically invest in companies built on the Salesforce Platform to deliver unique capabilities to Salesforce customers. 
 
 
An investing platform designed for women that aims to solve the gender investment gap.
 
A peer-to-peer text messaging platform enabling non-profits, educational institutions and advocacy groups to connect with donors and constituents at scale.
 
Andela builds high-performing engineering teams with Africa’s top developers to help companies overcome the tech talent shortage and build better products, faster.
 
 
A leading SaaS platform that enables manufacturers and distributors to make energy products more affordable to the world's 1 billion off-grid consumers.
 
Guild's Education Benefits Platform provides technology that makes offering education benefits and tuition reimbursement an easy choice for leading companies.
 
RaiseMe partners with universities to offer students scholarships for their achievements during high school and community college.
 
 
An enterprise SaaS company that uses neuroscience and AI to make the recruitment process more effective, accurate, and unbiased.
 

We applaud Salesforce in launching this fund and look forward to continuing to provide support to and co-invest with the team.”

Matt Bannick, Former Managing Partner, Omidyar Network
 
 
 
 
Salesforce Impact Fund, Robin Hood & Lumina Foundation are each investing $5 million to back companies supporting job retraining, equitable compensation, & inclusive work environments.
It will focus on investing on companies doing innovative impact work using Salesforce’s software in the fields of workplace development, equality, sustainability, and the social sector.