The First Student-Led Impact Investing Fund

The Social Venture Fund (SVF) at the University of Michigan invests in and supports innovative companies that place social or environmental impact at the heart of their business model. SVF provides an unparalleled action-based learning experience, which places equal importance on maximizing financial returns and socially/environmentally-driven venture investing and entrepreneurship.

Investment Philosophy

SVF invests in for-profit enterprises committed to positive and measurable social or environmental impact. We employ rigorous social and financial valuation metrics to ensure strong blended social and financial returns.

Who Are We?

SVF is comprised of MBAs, BBAs, JDs, and dual degrees with diverse backgrounds and experiences who all share the core belief that business is a key driver to solving social, environment, and economic problems.

Investment Circles

SVF typically invests $20K in the areas of ClimateCommunity DevelopmentEducation, and Health within the US. If you think your company is a potential fit with SVF, please contact us.

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Investment Process

SVF sources and screens companies based on a rigorous impact framework combined with traditional investment analysis. After thorough due diligence conducted by a team of students, the whole fund votes on an investment.


Fund Members


At Papaya Wins, we are committed to creating a social venture that will benefit the Canadian online casino industry. We strive to provide our customers with the best gaming experience possible.