Rethink Capital Partners is an umbrella platform that oversees and facilitates the development of a suite of impact investment vehicles, which focus on financial and social returns including gender equity, education, health, environmental sustainability, economic empowerment and community development.
Plants have played a vital role in human health for thousands of years, and we have yet to realize their full potential. Brightseed is a data company with the technology to do just that. They identify the hidden compounds in plants that can impact health and we bring these bioactives to market across industries at a rate that was previously impossible.
Bindr is a UK-based social learning site that allows groups of students to study together silently and send each other silent messages of encouragement. Bindr plans to create a social learning community fostering engagement with peers and building new communities centering around helping each other focus and be productive. Bindr offers its platform for free for students and prioritizes safety in its communities.
Planet FWD is a climate-friendly SaaS startup. The company leverages technology to deliver actionable insights so that brands can amplify their positive impact without stressing internal resources. Planet FWD’s carbon-neutral food products intend to reverse climate change, using regenerative ingredients and compostable packaging which enable consumers to reduce their carbon footprint from the atmosphere and consume climate-friendly products. Planet FWD is building a movement of more climate-conscious farmers and producers who can lead us towards a better future, specializing in developing a regenerative food platform.
*Anticipated Investment in Q4 2021.
Solv partners with high-quality providers across the country who share our goal of making access to high-quality convenient care simple, friendly and transparent for consumers, the way it should be. The company equips them with technology that improves the quality of your service and the performance of their practice. For consumers, they get them in front of a provider in just a few taps, by helping them know where they can go, when they’ll be seen, and how much it will cost. Solv is building a world where we can all access healthcare that is convenient and affordable.
EveryDay Labs believes that making family-school communication more effective can change student outcomes and they’ve proven that it can. EveryDay Intervention is proven to reduce chronic absenteeism by 10–15% districtwide through proactive, personalized outreach paired with inbound support for families in their home language. Our unique approach requires no change in school-level practices.
Anthill combines a SMS-based communication channel with talent mapping software to help organizations understand and retain their employees. Talent mapping is a way to take all of the workforce insights an organization needs and put them into one cohesive, easy-to-understand visual. Anthill has a vision to give the deskless 80% of the global workforce the dignity and support that they need to be successful in their careers.
Based in Europe, Lynx Educate connects employees to recognized and accredited educational opportunities that transform training budgets into an investment that attracts and retains talent. Lynx will unlock the power of higher education credentials by allowing employers to offer training to their employees, increasing retention and fostering upskilling and promotion within businesses.
ChargerHelp! sits at the intersection of workforce development, adult learning, and clean technology. The company is obsessed with leveraging technology to remove barriers and enable economic mobility within all communities. ChargerHelp! collaborates with local Workforce Centers and creates partnerships with organizations to train and hire from their local communities. The company is working to close the skills gap by recruiting quality, underutilized professionals and providing them both training and job access.
Mentor Spaces is a community-driven mentorship platform designed to make it easier for companies to attract and retain underrepresented talent. As the largest mentorship community for underrepresented professionals, the platform facilitates conversations with experts aligned to one’s professional interests and goals. Mentor Spaces allows companies to cultivate relationships with underrepresented talent ahead of formal recruiting events. Companies use Mentor Spaces to build a diverse talent pipeline, improve retention and enhance corporate culture.
Market: Nashville, Tennessee
Land Area: 20 acres
Building Space: 850,000 gsf
Rethink Nashville is a Rethink Community project in conjunction with Land Investment Partners of Nashville, TN to form a partnership for the execution of horizontal development and sale of land parcels to individual developers at 1410 Dickerson Pike. This property represents a unique opportunity to develop one of the larger tracts of land in the Nashville downtown area. The location on Dickerson Pike allows direct connection to the downtown core, just 2 miles south, as well as close access to the major Nashville Interstates. Rethink Community, in working with local partners, has developed an initial plan that seeks to capitalize on the unique elevation and city vistas with a planned community for working and market rate residents.
Realm is the audio entertainment company that creates original fiction podcasts and audiobook series, including official continuations of popular franchises. Based in New York, LA and beyond, Realm collaborates with bestselling and award-winning writers, directors, artists, and actors from film/tv, animation, publishing, and gaming to create expansive, diverse, and immersive shows.
Realm was co-founded by former Penguin Random House executive Molly Barton and former Obama Administration Dept of Justice lawyer Julian Yap. Realm shows are available as podcasts everywhere, and on their own app, awarded “Best of the Year” by Apple.
Previously known as Serial Box.
Motif FoodWorks is reinventing the way science is applied to help make plant-based foods better tasting, more nutritious and more sustainable. Unlike other food and ingredient companies, Motif integrates and applies cutting-edge technology focused on closing the biggest gaps and working to solve the food innovation challenges of today and tomorrow. They are a lean, nimble organization with seasoned professionals who have lived and led food businesses, along with science and technology specialists who have renovated, innovated and designed leading edge solutions.
Meaningful Gigs is on a mission to empower people, using data to guide them toward their full potential. Specifically, they vet and upskill designers in Africa and help US enterprises hire them for remote work. Making hiring easy for companies and giving access to the next generation of design talent.
Headquartered in Peru, Prendea offers synchronous online enrichment courses for Spanish-speaking students ages 3-17. The expanding interactive course catalog includes topics across categories including artistic, life skills, wellness, science and environment, technology, culture, and languages.