February 26, 2020
Tim Turpin, Spark’s VC practice group leader since 2007, has observed a positive new trend in this industry: VCs are evolving their models to have greater social and/or environmental impact. In this blog, the first in a series, he explores this trend and explains the impetus behind it.
September 6, 2017
In today’s world, consumers increasingly vote with their wallet – choosing companies they respect and chose to support over companies that do not align with their world view. In a recent article, “Competing on Social Purpose,” the Harvard Business Review provided an excellent overview of what sets great consumer companies’ outward story apart from the rest, and strategies for growing a brand that matters.