Arrun Kapoor is Senior Associate with SJF Ventures' New York City office. He is a co-lead for the NY Chapter of the Renewable Energy Business Network (REBN), an Advisory Board Member of the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission Green Business Accelerator, and an Observer to the Board of groSolar. Arrun was most recently with Bain & Company in London and Delhi where he launched the firm's internal green practice initiatives. He worked with Bain's Private Equity Practice and gained experience in a range of cleantech-related industries. Prior to Bain, he was with a successful consulting start-up in New York and London. He holds a Master's in International Political Economics from the London School of Economics and completed a BA from New York University with an economics and business focus.
SJF Ventures is a venture capital partnership with offices in Durham, NC, and New York, NY. Through its investment funds, the firm provides equity financings from $500K to $5MM, solo or in syndicates, to companies seeking expansion capital.
SJF Ventures focuses on the cleantech, technology-enhanced services and premium consumer products sectors. Representative investment areas include renewable energy and efficiency, organic and healthy consumer products, digital media and marketing services, electronics recycling, and outsourced business services.
When assessing investment opportunities, SJF Ventures is highly selective in identifying teams, markets and business models that can achieve rapid sales, strong profitability, and premium exits. In addition, SJF looks to partner with entrepreneurs who are committed to impacting the world positively through the businesses that they are creating.
SJF Ventures' partners assist portfolio companies in building the board and executive management team, refining strategic planning, exploring capitalization structures, pursuing growth mergers and acquisitions, and enhancing market presence.
SJF Advisory Services, an allied non-profit organization, provides entrepreneurial, workforce and sustainability assistance services to SJF prospect and portfolio companies. SJF Advisory Services seeks out firms whose competitive strategy is built on workforce and environmental innovation. SJF seeks to rapidly diffuse those entrepreneurial strategies to help build a more sustainable economy.