We need new, collaborative models.

Equilibrium combines the patience of philanthropic capital and the innovation of entrepreneurship to create impact at scale.

We can balance returns with social impact.

We believe that venture funds don’t have to choose between solid financial returns and social impact. That’s why our fund invests into the Social Determinants of Health: metrics proven to have both high financial and impact ROI.

Inclusion is strength.

Our EQIV Fund I will allocate at least ⅓ of all funding to Black and brown founders, at least ⅓ of all funding to women founders, and the remainder to all others.

Our models will scale. Our models will travel.

We will apply new, collaborative funding models and invest into novel and innovative business ideas focused on the social determinants of health. We'll test ideas regionally first, then scale and export the ideas that work to emerging communities throughout the United States.

For Foundations & DAFs

Flexibility & mission alignment

Foundations and donor-advised funds (DAFs) can invest into EQIV Fund I from either their corpus or from their 5% payout requirement dependant on need and context.

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For Corporations

CSR wins & sound investments

Corporations can forward their corporate social responsibility mission while making sound investments in impact-driven entrepreneurs.

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For Private investors

Social impact & venture returns

Private and angel investors can create long-term, sustainable social impact while enjoying market-rate venture returns over the 10-year life of EQIV Fund I.

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Our Ecosystem of Partners

We have partnered with organizations throughout the United States to drive
deal flow, accelerate promising ideas and scale models that gain traction.

Winston-Salem Ecosystem Partners

Equilibrium General Partners