Dave Kirkpatrick is Managing Director and co-founder of SJF Ventures, which focuses on high growth, positive impact ventures. The fund has offices in Durham, NC, New York and San Francisco, and was founded in 1999. Dave helped lead SJF’s capitalization of three funds totaling $135 million. The most recent fund, SJF Ventures III, LP, was closed at $90 million in the spring of 2013 and was oversubscribed beyond its $75 million target. SJF Ventures has invested in 41 portfolio companies and David currently serves on the boards of Entouch Controls, Community Energy, groSolar, and ED MAP. Dave’s particular industry focus areas include energy efficiency, recycling & reuse, solar, and M2M enabled resource efficiency companies.
Previous to SJF, Dave founded and managed two other successful enterprises – KirkWorks, a cleantech investment consulting firm, and SunShares, a solar energy and recycling company. Dave was named the... See More